Milpitas, Calif., October 19, 2010-SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK), the global leader in flash memory cards, today announced that it has teamed up with VH1 Classic to create an epic playlist of music containing 1,000 premium songs featuring hundreds of rock and pop artists. By simply inserting the SanDisk® ("VH1 Classic") slotRadio™ card into the compatible Sansa® Clip+, Sansa® Fuze™+ or Sansa® slotRadio™ players' microSD™ card slot, consumers can instantly access some of the best songs from the 70s, 80s, and 90s†.
"VH1 is an authority on music for generations of devoted fans, and SanDisk slotRadio cards offer consumers an easy, affordable way to enjoy their favorite songs," said Noam Kedem, vice president, content and marketing, SanDisk. "Together, we created a curated playlist covering three decades of unforgettable music that can be instantly loaded by anyone into any slotRadio-compatible Sansa music player for immediate enjoyment."
The SanDisk ("VH1 Classic") slotRadio card comes preloaded with 1000 full-length songs†. It's the ultimate digital music mix featuring rock and pop legends from the 70s, 80s and 90s curated by VH1 Classic. Requiring no lengthy file-by-file downloading, song selection, software installation or even a PC connection, the SanDisk ("VH1 Classic") slotRadio card offers an effortless plug-and-play model that makes music accessible to everyone.
The SanDisk ("VH1 Classic") slotRadio card includes iconic artists such as the Beastie Boys, Blondie, Bon Jovi, Cheap Trick, Counting Crows, David Bowie, Earth Wind and Fire, Electric Light Orchestra, Elton John, Elvis Costello, Foo Fighters, Janet Jackson, John Mellencamp, Pat Benatar, Paula Abdul, REO Speedwagon, Simple Minds, Soundgarden, Steve Miller Band, Stevie Wonder, The Police, The Rolling Stones, The Who, U2, Whitney Houston and many more artists.
slotRadio cards help time-pressed music lovers discover classic songs or reconnect with timeless favorites, and are great for fans who can't remember specific song titles but know which genres of music they enjoy the most.
Availability and Pricing
The SanDisk ("VH1 Classic") slotRadio card is available at Best Buy retail locations, www.bestbuy.com and www.sandisk.com carrying a suggested retail price of $39.99. For even more musical enjoyment, SanDisk offers 1,000-song† slotRadio cards across a variety of genres including Rock, Hip Hop and R&B, 80's & 90's hits, Country, and Oldies, as well as a Classical card with 60 hours of music. 500-song Motown and Christmas slotRadio cards are also available for $29.99.
Compatible with Sansa MP3 players
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 the United States.
1 1 gigabyte (GB) = 1 billion bytes. Some capacity not available for data storage.
† This slotRadio card contains 1,000 songs pre-programmed in music playlists for unlimited playback; preloaded content from this title is compatible only with specified slotRadio enabled devices and services. Visit slotRadio.com for slotRadio enabled devices and services. Much like radio, these songs are played in sequence and cannot be rewound or rearranged, yet individual songs can be skipped as often as you want. Song and playlist files cannot be copied or viewed (for example, on a PC).
© 2010 SanDisk Corporation. All rights reserved. SanDisk, the SanDisk logo and Sansa are trademarks of SanDisk Corporation, registered in the U.S. and other countries. Sansa Fuze and slotRadio are trademarks of SanDisk Corporation. VH1 Classic is a trademark of MTV Networks, a division of Viacom International Inc., and is used by SanDisk under a license agreement between SanDisk and MTV Networks, a division of Viacom International Inc. Other brand names mentioned herein are for identification purposes only and may be the trademarks of their respective holder(s).
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Wendy Sept Vlieks