SanDisk announces Nintendo DSi SDHC memory card

October 5, 2009 // 9:18 a.m.

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Official Flash Memory Card for Nintendo DSi

Offers Gamers Convenient and Flexible Storage

Gaming_SD_DSi_4GBLondon, September 28, 2009 – SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK), the global leader in flash memory cards, today announced that it has shipped the official memory card for the hot-selling Nintendo DSi™ handheld gaming system. The SanDisk SDHC™ memory card for Nintendo DSi provides gamers with the extra storage capacity needed to fully enjoy the system’s new and improved features while ensuring Nintendo DSi compatibility. The high-capacity memory card also acts as a back-up storage device, providing reliable data transfers.

The new Nintendo DSi is a comprehensive entertainment and gaming system that benefits from a high-capacity SanDisk SDHC flash memory card for:

* More Photos. Nintendo DSi features two digital cameras along with image-editing software that allows consumers to manipulate the coloring and dimensions of their photos and add unique graphics. The SanDisk SDHC card for Nintendo DSi provides gamers with a convenient means of storing and quickly transferring their photos between the Nintendo DSi system and a computer.

* More Music. The SanDisk SDHC card for Nintendo DSi lets gamers take advantage of the system’s AAC music playback and voice recording capabilities. Gamers can load the SDHC card with their favorite AAC song files and listen to them on the system.

* More Games. The Nintendo DSi system’s wireless internet connectivity allows users to access the online Nintendo DSi Shop where gamers can download new games and applications and store them on the SanDisk SDHC card for Nintendo DSi.

”The Nintendo DSi system offers a number of exciting new features, including a growing online library of games. The SanDisk SDHC card for Nintendo DSi enables gamers to take advantage of these additions without worrying about running out of space,” said Eric Bone, vice president, retail product marketing, SanDisk. “While Nintendo DSi is compatible with all SDHC formats, the branded SanDisk SDHC cards provide added assurance for consumers that it can be used in the Nintendo DSi. As with all cards, it also offers Nintendo DSi gamers the ability to add the extra storage space they need to conveniently save and transfer AAC music, Nintendo DSi photos and downloadable games from the Nintendo DSi Shop and any of their other favorite digital files.”

SanDisk officially produces storage devices that carry the Nintendo DSi and Wii brands and include the Official Nintendo Seal on each card, ensuring quality and compatibility.


Currently available in European retailers, the cards come in 2, 4 and 8 gigabyte1 (GB) capacities. The cards include a five-year limited warranty.

Suggested Retail Price

o 2GB - £8 GBP

o 4GB - £12 GBP

o 8GB - £23 GBP

About SanDisk:

SanDisk Corporation is the global leader in flash memory cards – from research, manufacturing and product design to consumer branding and retail distribution. SanDisk’s product portfolio includes flash memory cards for mobile phones, digital cameras and camcorders; digital audio/video players; USB flash drives for consumers and the enterprise; embedded memory for mobile devices; and solid state drives for computers. SanDisk ( is a Silicon Valley-based S&P 500 company with more than half its sales outside of the United States.
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