SanDisk Introduces its First Pocketable Video Player: Sansa View
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, Jan. 8, 2007 - SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK) today introduced its first widescreen portable media player dubbed the "Sansa View." The flash-based Sansa View is a sleek, yet simple video player that supports a wide array of content formats and comes equipped with a flash memory expansion slot. The announcement was made at CES, where SanDisk is exhibiting in South Hall 4, booth 36206, in the Las Vegas Convention Center through January 11.While the Sansa View is a pocket-able player-one of the slimmest on the market today-it features a large 4-inch widescreen display for optimal viewing. In addition to a DVD-like quality video experience, the Sansa View can display photos (up to 16 megapixels), play music, or even combine the two in a slideshow format. The durable player also comes equipped with an integrated speaker for watching and listening to any content on the player with a friend.
The Sansa View has 8GB of internal flash memory to store up to 33 video hours or 2,000 songs or thousands of photos . Its flash memory expansion slot allows for additional memory capacity and playback of content found on SD and SDHC cards, such as Disney Max Clips. SanDisk is excited to unveil its first portable media device with remarkably rich video capabilities," said Le Tran, SanDisk retail product marketing manager for the Sansa View. "The Sansa View is a sturdy, easy-to-use media player perfect for the road warrior or family looking for a video player that they all can enjoy."
Detailed features of the Sansa View:
Sleek, thin "pocketable" design- at 78.5mm x 123mm x 16.9mm (0.66″ thick)
Support for a wide array of video, music and photo formats
Large 4″ widescreen color display
SD expansion slot for additional memory capacity. Supports SanDisk TrustedFlash cards and the new SD High Capacity (SDHC) cards
Slideshow capability for photos with the ability to add background music