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Calif., July 25, 2011 - SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ:
SNDK), a global leader in flash memory storage solutions, today
introduced the SanDisk Ultra® solid state drive (SSD) for the
retail market. The new SSD can extend the life of desktop and
notebook PCs, and offers greater performance, durability and power
efficiency than a hard disk drive.
The SanDisk Ultra SSD is a convenient
drop-in solution for technology enthusiasts looking to upgrade
their own PCs for an enhanced user experience. The new SSD
"Replacing a computer's hard disk
drive with the SanDisk Ultra SSD is more cost effective than buying
a new PC," said Kent Perry, director, product marketing, SanDisk.
"Our new SSD delivers greater speed and reliability than a hard
disk drive at an affordable price."
The drive comes in 60 gigabyte
(GB)3, 120GB and 240GB capacities carrying MSRPs of
$129.99, $219.99 and $449.99, respectively. Consumers in the United
States can order the drive now from online retailers such as www.newegg.com.
SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK) is a global leader in flash
memory storage solutions, from research and development, product
design and manufacturing to branding and distribution for OEM and
retail channels. Since 1988, SanDisk's innovations in flash memory
and storage system technologies have provided customers with new
and transformational digital experiences. SanDisk's diverse product
portfolio includes flash memory cards and embedded solutions used
in smart phones, tablets, digital cameras, camcorders, digital
media players and other consumer electronic devices, as well as USB
flash drives and solid-state drives (SSD) for the computing market.
SanDisk's products are used by consumers and enterprise customers
around the world.
SanDisk is a Silicon Valley-based
S&P 500 and Fortune 500 company, with more than half its sales
outside the United States. For more information, visit www.sandisk.com.
1 Based on SanDisk
internal testing; performance may vary depending upon host device,
OS and application. 1 megabyte (MB) = 1 million bytes.
2 Based on parts stress analysis.
3 1 gigabyte (GB) = 1 billion bytes. Some capacity not
available for data storage.
SanDisk's product and executive images can be downloaded
SanDisk's web site/home page address:www.sandisk.com
SanDisk, SanDisk Ultra and the
SanDisk logo are trademarks of SanDisk Corporation, registered in
the United States and other countries. Other brand names mentioned
herein are for identification purposes only and may be the
trademarks of their respective holder (s).
This press release contains certain
forward-looking statements, including expectations for new product
introductions, applications, features, markets and customers that
are based on our current expectations and involve numerous risks
and uncertainties that may cause these forward-looking statements
to be inaccurate. Risks that may cause these forward-looking
statements to be inaccurate include among others: the market demand
for our products may grow more slowly than our expectations, our
products may not be available at the prices or in the capacities
that we anticipate, our products may not perform as expected and
the other risks detailed from time-to-time in our Securities and
Exchange Commission filings and reports, including, but not limited
to, our annual report on Form 10-K and our quarterly reports on
Form 10-Q. We do not intend to update the information contained in
this press release.
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