Unmatched Combination Of Speed And Portability

The world leader in providing storage solutions, Western Digital Corp, has released two new SanDisk portable SSDs that offer almost twice the speed compared to previous generations. Given the high demands for the quality of content in today’s world, SanDisk Extreme and SanDisk Extreme PRO portable SSDs have been introduced to fulfill this requirement. Professional photographers, videographers and enthusiasts capture and keep life’s best moments every day and they need reliable solutions that perform on the move at astonishing speeds.

The storage capacities on the new SSDs go up to 2TB, allowing you to create amazing content or capture and move incredible 4K and 8K footage with ease and blasting speeds. The SanDisk Extreme Pro is the flagship portable SSD and comes packed in a forged aluminium chassis made to stay cool under high workload pressures. It is also secured with a durable silicon design to withstand the rigours of production.  You can also set up a password on the drives to keep all your valuable content safe. There is also an option to upgrade to 256-bit AES hardware encryption.


“When every second counts, I need fast and powerful solutions that work as quickly as I do. I rely on SanDisk SSDs to keep up with my creativity,” said Tyler Stableford, SanDisk Extreme Team member. “As an artist, speed is one of my greatest strengths, and I know with the SanDisk Extreme line of SSDs, I can get the job done with greater efficiency and capacity, and I never have to worry about running out of memory wherever the job takes me.” 

Rugged and Powerful SSD Performance


The new Portable SSDs by SanDisk have been designed with keeping the requirements of professionals in mind. They are reliable and can withstand the most challenging assignment no matter where you are. The SanDisk Extreme portable SSD is suitable for all those who need high speeds, more memory, and durability from a drive. The SanDisk Extreme Pro on the other hand was built for an avid pro who needs even, sustained performance and a drive that can go anywhere. 

“For our customers, life is an adventure and they rely on us to raise the bar across our portfolio when it comes to delivering powerful solutions to consumers and professionals alike,” said Brian Pridgeon, director of marketing, Consumer Solutions, Western Digital. “The SanDisk brand is trusted by professional photographers worldwide, which is why we built our Extreme family of drives to perform at the highest level. We amped up the speeds with the latest NVMe technology and used robust materials in our designs to handle the best shots and the most demanding jobs.” 

Pricing and Availability

The SanDisk Extreme and SanDisk Extreme PRO portable SSDs are backed by a five-year limited warranty3 and are now available at the Western Digital Store, and at select e-tailers and retailers worldwide. The SanDisk Extreme portable SSD is available now in 500GB* (MSRP of £133.99) and 1TB* (MSRP £216.99 USD), and is expected to ship in 2TB* later this year. The SanDisk Extreme PRO portable SSD is available now in 2TB* (MSRP of £418.99 USD), and is expected to ship in 1TB* later this year.

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