SanDisk Connect Wireless Stick has made its debut in India, and the device will start retailing via Flipkart starting at Rs. 2,790 for 16GB version. Flipkart will list this device starting September 18, and other retailers will follow soon after.
The four storage options are – 16GB priced at Rs. 2,790, 32GB priced at Rs. 3,790, 64GB priced at Rs. 5,490 and 128 GB priced at Rs. 9,490. This cool gadget is shipped with a built-in WiFi hotspot that allows it to transfer data to multiple devices such as smartphone, laptops and tablets.
One can wirelessly transfer and access heavy files and stream videos to and from up to three mobile device at the same time. The device can also work as good old USB flash drive if any need arises. Sandisk boasts that its connect wireless stick can stream any HD video at 2Mbps for pp to 4.5 hours on a single charge.
This device only supports USB 2.0 ports, which is quite unfortunate as USB 3.0 ports are quite widespread nowadays. The device works alongside SanDisk Connect app, which is available both on Android as well as iOS platforms. The app regularly back up device data such as images and videos automatically. The app is compatible with iOS 8 and above or Android 4.2 Kitkat or above.
The device can stream videos to three device at a time. It also comes equipped with WPA2 security so you can protect your WiFi hotspot with a password.