Comments: 0Monday, September 10th 2007 - 22:45 CEST
SanDisk Corporation, the second largest seller of MP3 players in the United States, announced the new SanDisk Sansa View - a video MP3 player with a vast array of features and generous capacity, at an unbeatable price. The sleek-looking SanDisk Sansa View marries the finest MP3 player attributes with full-motion video support (typically found in larger portable media players (PMPs)), a larger screen, long battery life and generous capacity - all in a thin, easy-to-carry package. Expected to be available in October, the SanDisk Sansa View will carry a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $199.99 MSRP for a 16GB flash-based player and $149.99 for the 8GB, far surpassing the competition with respect to value and price.
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Comments: 0Wednesday, September 5th 2007 - 17:49 CEST
Toshiba Corporation and SanDisk Corporation celebrated with a traditional ceremony and reception the opening of Fab 4, the latest 300mm wafer fabrication facility at Toshiba’s Yokkaichi Operations, in Mie Prefecture, Japan. Responding to continuous rising demand for NAND flash memory used in a wide range of digital applications, including digital media players, mobile phones, PCs and memory cards, Toshiba started construction of Fab 4 in August 2006. Fab 4 is expected to start mass production in December 2007 and reach a production capacity of 80,000 wafers a month in the second half of CY2008.
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Comments: 0Wednesday, September 5th 2007 - 17:08 CEST
SanDisk announced that it is shipping the SanDisk 8GB Memory Stick Micro (M2) flash memory cards to phone manufacturers and mobile network operators (MNOs) for testing and evaluation purposes. Primarily used in Sony Ericsson mobile phones, the 8GB SanDisk M2 cards are ideal for the growing number of consumers who make their mobile Phone - with its built-in music player, digital camera and video player/recorder - the centerpiece of their digital lifestyle. At 8GB, SanDisk offers the largest capacity M2 card in the world. The new SanDisk M2 8GB card will allow consumers to listen to more than 2,000 digital songs, or store more than 5,000 high-resolution pictures, or up to 5 hours of high-quality MPEG 4 videos.
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Comments: 0Wednesday, September 5th 2007 - 17:07 CEST
SanDisk Corporation announced that its line of microSDHC flash memory cards has received the 2007 Best of Show award in the Application category from the Flash Memory Summit. With growing interest by consumers to enjoy media such as music, pictures and video on advanced mobile phones, microSDHC provides higher capacity storage to help them get more out of these devices. “Flash memory applications are currently pushing the envelope of innovation, making a real difference in solving customer challenges,” said Jay Kramer, chairman of the awards program for the Flash Memory Summit, and vice president of worldwide marketing for iStor Networks Inc.
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Comments: 0Wednesday, September 5th 2007 - 17:06 CEST
SanDisk introduced a new capacity in its high-performance SanDisk Ultra II line: a 4GB SDHC Plus card. The SanDisk Ultra II SDHC Plus 4GB card offers fast read and write speeds of 10 megabytes per second (10MB/sec), reducing the waiting time between camera shots and the download time when transferring photos and video to a computer. “With video recording becoming a standard feature on digital still cameras, memory cards need more capacity and speed to capture not only high-quality photos, but also video” said Susan Park, senior product marketing manager for SanDisk Ultra II cards. The 4GB SanDisk Ultra II SDHC Plus card has a manufacturer’s suggested retail price in the United States of $79.99.
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Comments: 0Wednesday, September 5th 2007 - 17:05 CEST
SanDisk launched the SanDisk Multi Card ExpressCard Adapter, offering fast transfer speeds from memory cards to notebook computers without the need to carry cables or external card readers. The new SanDisk adapter fits into the ExpressCard slot now found in most new notebook computers, and accepts six card formats: SD, SDHC, MultiMediaCard, MMCplus, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo and Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo. Many competing ExpressCard adapters only accept the full size Memory Stick format, running counter to the swing in market momentum toward the smaller Duo form factor. The SanDisk Multi Card ExpressCard Adapter is expected to available in North America and Europe in September.
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Comments: 0Wednesday, September 5th 2007 - 17:04 CEST
SanDisk Corporation announced an 8 gigabyte (GB) model of its popular Cruzer Micro USB flash drive, double the largest capacity previously available in the Cruzer Micro line. Only two inches long, a half-inch thick and weighing less than half an ounce, the 8GB Cruzer Micro nonetheless can hold a massive personal library - 1,600 ultra-high-resolution digital pictures, 2,000 digital songs or five hours of high-quality home video. Cruzer Micro 8GB is expected to be available worldwide in mid-September with a manufacturer’s suggested retail price in the United States of $129.99. Cruzer Micro also continues to be available in four smaller capacities.
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Comments: 0Wednesday, September 5th 2007 - 17:03 CEST
SanDisk introduced a new capacity in its high-performance Memory Stick PRO Duo series; an 8GB Memory Stick PRO Duo card. The SanDisk Memory Stick PRO Duo 8GB flash card offers fast read and write speeds of 10 megabytes per second (10MB/sec), reducing the waiting time between camera shots and the download time when transferring photos and video to a computer. “With video recording becoming a standard feature on digital still cameras, memory cards need more capacity and speed to capture not only high-quality photos, but also video” said Susan Park, senior product marketing manager for SanDisk Ultra II cards. The new SanDisk 8GB SanDisk Ultra II Memory Stick PRO Duo card has a U.S. MSRP of $159.99.
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Comments: 0Tuesday, August 28th 2007 - 23:03 CEST
SanDisk Corporation, the second largest seller of MP3 players in the United States, today introduced the colorful Sansa Clip, a tiny MP3 player that boasts an array of cool features, as well as distinctively big sound for its small size. Perfect for the fitness buff or traveler, the compact SanDisk Sansa Clip comes with a fashionable clip for wearing, FM radio with recorder, microphone, long-lasting rechargeable battery and a bright screen for exceptionally easy navigation of tunes. The SanDisk Sansa Clip MP3 player is expected to be available this fall at manufacturer’s suggested retail prices of $39.99 for a 1 gigabyte (GB) player and $59.99 for the 2GB unit.
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Comments: 0Thursday, July 19th 2007 - 14:32 CEST
Borrowing from the lightning-fast speeds, precision engineering and colorful style of international motorcycle racing, SanDisk Corporation launched a new turbo-charged flash memory card - the SanDisk Extreme Ducati Edition CompactFlash. The SanDisk CF Extreme Ducati has the quickest read/write times of the SanDisk portfolio and represent the company’s ultimate performance products for digital photographers. The announcement was made during a press conference at SanDisk headquarters on the eve of the US Grand Prix MotoGP race on July 22 at Laguna Seca in Monterey, California. Initial distribution of the SanDisk Extreme Ducati CompactFlash is planned for August in North America and Europe.
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