SanDisk Connect Wireless Stick flash drive review

SanDisk had launched a unique flash drive the SanDisk Connect Wireless stick. This drive is compatible with iOS and Android and available in 16GB, 32GB, 64GB, 128GB and 200GB capacities. Key highlight is that it comes with built in WiFi.

Unboxing

Pack Content: SanDisk connect wireless stick and user manual.

Design

The SanDisk Connect comes with a very good build and finishing, especially the 3D cube like texture on one side. It’s a rectangular flash drive loaded with built in battery that charges automatically when the disk is connected to a desktop or laptop. There is built in WiFi too – 2.4GHz.

There is a cap that covers up the USB port, remove cap and attach this flash drive into USB port and use it like the other pen drives. There is a power button that when pressed will activate WiFi, thereby allowing you to share content wirelessly.

SanDisk Connect Wireless Stick flash drive unboxing

Performance

With WiFi enabled this device can stream videos to up to 3 devices simultaneously. Other devices can connect to the SanDisk Connect Wireless stick using WiFi and share the content. Smartphones / tablets will need to install the connect drive app to access the contents. The app is available on Android as well as on iOS platforms.

SanDisk Connect Wireless Stick flash drive pack

Disk performance : USB 2.0 reading speed is 12.307 MB/s and writing speed is 11.428 MB/s.

Battery

The built in battery takes up to 2 hours to charge – to charge just connect  the pendrive into Desktop / Laptop USB port. With WiFi enabled the SanDisk Connect Wireless Stick will last for up to 4.5 hours with non-stop usage.

SanDisk Connect Wireless Stick flash drive WiFi power button

Verdict

There are times when you want to share the content in the pendrive with other users and it gets a lot difficult when content is to be shared with a smartphone / tablet (android / Apple). The SanDisk Connect Wireless Stick flash drive comes really handy in such a case and the best part is with WiFi enabled multiple users can simultaneously access the content.  This is a very good buy and comes with a decent price tag, considering the features.

Rating 4 out of 5.

SanDisk Connect Wireless stick flash drive with 32GB storage is available for Rs. 1,899.

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