Western Digital Corporation, a global data infrastructure leader, has reinforced its commitment to the Pakistani market with the introduction of a new range of data storage devices. The products are poised to expand Western Digital’s existing product portfolio in Pakistan and allow local consumers to access a wider range of WD®- and SanDisk®-brand products including four times faster NVMe internal SSD. The launch event was held via a virtual press conference at a local hotel in Karachi.
With the increasing digitization in Pakistan over recent years, the country has evolved its IT sector by introducing the latest technological innovations. This has created an opportunity for global leading technology brands to expand their presence and for Western Digital to offer its premium quality storage devices along with sales support from its authorized dealers.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Khwaja Saifuddin, Senior Sales director for Middle East & Pakistan, Western Digital stated “Western Digital has long been at the forefront of game-changing innovations and offering a range of premium-quality storage solutions. The essence behind this is to help our consumers capture, preserve, access and transform data with complete peace of mind. We have seen the potential in the Pakistani market and are excited to see that the consumers’ trust already exists in our products. We aim to uphold and further strengthen our bond with our customer base and in due time bring more innovative products to Pakistan.”
Western Digital’s product line includes the SanDisk mobile storage solutions portfolio, with storage devices such as the iXpand™ flash drive, SanDisk Ultra™ Dual Drive , microSD™ and SD™ cards (SanDisk Extreme™ and SanDisk Extreme PRO™). The portfolio also encompasses a wide variety of SanDisk external SSD and WD internal SSDs, including the new addition to the award-winning WD Blue™ solid state drive (SSD) portfolio, the WD Blue SN550 NVMe™ SSD. With such a diverse portfolio, Western Digital strives to deliver a complete experience to its Pakistani customers through its efficient aftersales services.
Adding on to the consumer storage portfolio, the SanDisk Extreme™ microSDXC™ UHS-I card, one of the world’s first 1TB cards in the world; SanDisk Ultra Flair USB 3.0 Flash Drive 16GB, 32GB, 64GB, 128GB, 256GB and 512GB; and the SanDisk Ultra Luxe™ USB 3.1 Flash Drive also available with capacities of 16GB, 32GB, 64GB, 128GB and 256GB; are all now available and enhance overall drive capacity and performance for customers across Pakistan.* Each product was specifically tailored to address capacity needs and provide convenient on-the-go, reliable storage solutions for customers.
Western Digital is enabling a bigger, faster experience in its portfolio with new solutions that give consumers an excellent combination of performance and capacity so they can do more with the rich content they capture.
*1GB=1,000,000,000 bytes. 1TB=1,000,000,000,000 bytes. Actual user storage less.
About Western Digital
Western Digital creates environments for data to thrive. As a leader in data infrastructure, the company is driving the innovation needed to help customers capture, preserve, access and transform an ever-increasing diversity of data. Everywhere data lives, from advanced data centers to mobile sensors to personal devices, our industry-leading solutions deliver the possibilities of data. Our data-centric solutions are comprised of the Western Digital®, G-Technology™, SanDisk®, and WD® brands.
Western Digital, the Western Digital logo, G-Technology, SanDisk, the SanDisk logo, WD, the WD logo, iXpand, SanDisk Extreme, SanDisk Extreme PRO, SanDisk Ultra, WD Blue and WD Purple are registered trademarks or trademarks of Western Digital Corporation or its affiliates in the U.S. and/or other countries. The microSD, microSDXC, and SD mark and logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of SD-3C, LLC. The NVMe mark is a registered trademark of NVM Express, Inc. All other marks are the property of their respective owners. Product specifications subject to change without notice. Pictures shown may vary from actual products.
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Khurram Zia Khan, Senior Manager – Media, Asiatic Public Relations Network.
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Muhammad Yasir, Media Specialist, Asiatic Public Relations Network.
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Zaina Tahboub, Regional Communications Manager, Middle East, Turkey, Africa & Pakistan at Western Digital
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SanDisk Mobile Storage Solutions
|iXpand Flash Drive Go – Need more space on your iPhone?1 The iXpand™ Flash Drive Go is the easy way to free up memory. Keep your memories safe by simply plugging in the drive to automatically back up your photos, videos and contacts.2 Once files are on the iXpand Drive, you can use the high-speed USB 3.0 connector to quickly move them onto your computer. You can also password-protect your files, across multiple devices, to keep them private.3 And the dual-purpose swivel protects connectors and features a keyring hole to take your drive on the go. It comes in 64|128|256 GB capacities.*|
|Dual Drive – The SanDisk Ultra Dual Drive m3.0 is for Android™ devices and enables the movement of content from your OTG-enabled Android smartphones to your computer.3 Quickly free up space on your Android smartphone or tablet so you can take more pictures and videos. It comes in 16 |32|64|128|256 GB capacities.* |
Ultra Dual Drive USB Type-C – Easily free up space on your smartphone2 or quickly transfer files between devices at USB 3.1 high speeds of up to 150MB/s1. With a reversible USB Type-C™ connector and a traditional USB connector, the SanDisk Ultra® Dual Drive USB Type-C™ lets you quickly and easily transfer files between smartphones, tablets, and computers. Plus the SanDisk® Memory Zone app for Android™ (available on Google Play™)3 helps you manage your device’s memory and your content. The SanDisk Ultra Dual Drive USB Type-C is the perfect liaison between your new USB Type-C device and your devices with traditional USB ports. It comes in 16 |32|64|128|256 GB capacities.
512GB microSD card– The SanDisk Ultra® microSDXC™ UHS-I card is perfect for recording and watching Full HD video,2 with room for even more hours of video.7 Transfer speeds of up to 100MB/s9 (64GB-512GB only) ensure that you can move all your content blazingly fast—up to 1000 photos in just one minute.6 Ideal for Android™-based smartphones and tablets, this card’s A1 rating means that you can load apps faster too.1
SanDisk external SSDs
|SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD – Get NVMe solid state performance featuring up to 1050MB/s** read and up to 1000MB/s** write speeds in a portable, high-capacity drive that’s perfect for creating amazing content or capturing incredible footage. For added durability, the drive features up to two-meter drop protection and IP55 water and dust resistance2. Durable silicone shell that offers a premium feel and added protection to the drive’s exterior. Helps keep private content private with password protection and an upgrade to 256-bit AES hardware encryption1.|
The SanDisk Extreme PRO® portable SSD – Save time storing and transferring data with powerful NVMe solid state performance featuring up to 2000MB/s** read and up to 2000MB/s** write speeds. A forged aluminum chassis acts as a heatsink to deliver higher sustained speeds in a portable form factor. Up to two-meter drop protection and an IP55 rating2 make the drive tough enough to take on any adventure. The drive’s forged aluminum chassis and silicone shell design offer a premium feel and added protection. Helps keep private content private with password protection and an upgrade to 256-bit AES hardware encryption1.
Music, photos, videos, personal and business files—these days we want access to our stuff wherever we are. With a SanDisk USB flash drive, now you have it.
|SanDisk Ultra Flair USB 3.0 Flash Drive – The SanDisk Ultra Flair™ USB 3.0 flash drive moves your files fast. Spend less time waiting to transfer files and enjoy high-speed USB 3.0 performance of up to 150MB/s4. Its durable and sleek metal casing is tough enough to handle knocks with style. And, with password protection, you can rest assured that your private files stay private1. Store your files in style with the SanDisk Ultra Flair USB 3.0 flash drive. |
SanDisk Ultra Luxe™ USB 3.1 Flash Drive – Combine the necessity for a convenient way to store and move your data with your desire for a protective, elegant device. With fast transfer speeds up to 150MB/s1, the all-metal Ultra Luxe™ USB 3.1 Gen 1 flash can transfer a full-length movie in less than 30 seconds2 so you can spend less time waiting and more time on doing. And with up to 512GB6 of space, its durable cast metal design holds all your important content in beautiful form. The Ultra Luxe™ flash drive has SanDisk SecureAccess® password protection software3 built in and comes with a 5-year limited warranty5 for added peace of mind.It comes in 16|32|64|128|256|capacities.
Western Digital Internal SSDs
Western Digital internal SSDs – A wide range of Western Digital® internal SSDs which bolster your PC with upgraded speed and reliability.
|WD Blue™ SN550 NVMe™ SSD Put NVMe™ power at the heart of your PC for lightning-fast, ultra-responsive performance. The WD Blue™ SN550 NVMe™ SSD can deliver over 4 times the speed of our best SATA SSDs. Whether you’re working, creating, casual gaming or processing large amounts of data, take advantage of this powerful internal drive’s high speeds to do more, faster. Available in capacities up to 1TB1 in an affordable M.2 2280 form factor, there’s no time like now to make the change to NVMe.|
Product HighlightsTransfer speeds up to 1,700MB/s**Lower power draw over SATAFueled by Western Digital in-house controller and 3D NAND
|WD Green™ SSD – The WD Green SSDs are meant for a quintessential level of performance. These can be best suited for day to day functionality and can reach read and write speeds of up to 540 MB per sec and 405 MB per sec respectively while using ultra-low power draw mode.**|
WD Blue™ SSD – It is the best option for those who are looking for a performance that excels in SATA standards and reaches read and write speeds of up to 545 MB per sec and 525 MB per sec respectively.**
WD hard drives
|My Passport – My Passport portable drive is trusted to store the massive amounts of photos, videos and music you love. Available in an array of vibrant, fun colours, the sleek style fits comfortably in the palm of your hand, so you can easily take your treasured content everywhere you go. It comes in 1TB, 2TB, 3TB and 4TB capacities.*|