SanDisk Wins Second Prestigious European Award For Its High Speed CompactFlash
Sunnyvale, CA, Aug. 16, 2004 - SanDisk® Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK) today announced that the European Imaging & Sound Association (EISA), has named the SanDisk Ultra® II line of high-speed storage cards as the European Memory Card of the Year 2004-2005. The SanDisk Ultra II cards recently won a TIPA award, making this the second prestigious European award earned for the Ultra II cards' speed and performance.
EISA is the largest editorial multimedia organization in Europe, with a membership of 50 Audio, Mobile Electronics, Video and Photo magazines drawn from 20 European countries. The highly sought-after awards are presented annually in recognition of new products that combine the most advanced technology, performance and value.
"We believe the speed and performance of our Ultra II cards are second to none and we are pleased to have this confirmed with such a highly regarded award," said Nelson Chan, SanDisk executive vice president and general manager of Consumer & Handset Business. "Earning the award is a testament to the commitment and dedication we have made to offer the best in class storage card products for digital photographers worldwide."
SanDisk Ultra II cards include CompactFlash®, Memory Stick PRO™ and SD™ card formats. These high performance cards are targeted at digital cameras with 4 megapixel or higher resolution, and in particular the new generation of SLF digital cameras that can take advantage of a significantly faster memory card. Each card features a minimum write speed of 9 megabytes per second (MB/sec.) and a minimum read speed of 10MB/sec.*
SanDisk Ultra II cards are available widely in consumer electronics and professional photography stores worldwide, and are available in the following formats and capacities:
SanDisk, the world's largest supplier of flash memory data storage card products, designs, manufactures and markets industry-standard, solid-state data, digital imaging and audio storage products using its patented, high density flash memory and controller technology. SanDisk is based in Sunnyvale, CA.
* SanDisk's results based on testing with HDBENCH benchmark software. Actual results in digital cameras will vary by model.
SanDisk's web site/home page address: http://www.sandisk.com