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SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD

SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD Review

SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD Price, Warranty, Pros and Cons

The SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD comes with a new shape for 2018 with more attractive matt-look finish. SanDisk is one of the best models on the market designed with a new 3D flash technology to produce a stylish high-speed portable storage device mainly target for the photographers on the go. It is very small and portable measuring only 1.95″ x 3.79″ x .35″ with a very smooth rubber exterior with orange plastic loop on the top.

SanDisk’s new drive is the smallest storage device which is water and heat resistant to the IP55 standard, as well as shockproof and also, can withstand a fall on concrete from 6.5 feet. The USB 3.1 Gen chip embedded inside gives you access to speedy transfer while maximizing compatibility across platforms and also access to very last part of the performance.

The new SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD uses BiCS FLASH, a brand name for the company’s 3D flash which offers increased performance and endurance for multimedia files to move to the drive much faster than before.

The SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD comes with three capacities which ranges from 250GB to 1TB. But through online source, it is said that 2TB storage has been shipped too.

SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD Price and Warranty

SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD

The Extreme Portable SSD starts at a price range of $99.99 for 250GB of storage and $153.99 for 500GB. Similar, the price range for the 1TB model sells for $349.00 and for the massive 2TB Extreme Portable at for $699.00, but SanDisk’s website hasn’t still mentioned anything about the capacious model.

All four models are shipped with the same 3-year warranty, which is similar to many latest portable SSDs. In comparison, the Extreme Portable is highly competitive with the Samsung T5 Portable SSD series.

SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD Software Accessories

The SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD is shipped with a paper manual and Extreme Portable 1TB SSD, a USB Type-C to Type-C connector and a USB Type-C to USB 3.1 Type-A connector. The adapter is small, handy and much easier to travel with an additional cable.

SanDisk Secure Access 3.0 software is shipped with the drive which allows user to secure files from hackers or eavesdroppers by creating a password-protected folder.

Pros and Cons of SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD:

PROS

  • A compact storage device
  • Has USB 3.1 Gen 2 to maximize performance
  • Made with a sleek design with nice styling
  • Has two type of connectivity: USB Type-A and Type-C

CONS

  • Far expensive in comparison to Samsung-level pricing
  • Comes with no pouch or travel bag
  • Consists of a detachable cable plus adapter

Conclusion

It is really good with perforated top cosmetic which doesn’t help dissipate heat. And also the case protects the device from dust and water. The single IO port i.e., a USB Type-C connector provides access to the extra 50 MB/s of bandwidth. The Extreme Portable SSD has extra performance which comes from the Gen 2 specification that doubles its productivity.