SUNNYVALE, CA, June 26, 2000 - SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ:SNDK) announced today that CompUSA Inc., will sell SanDisk's stamp-sized, flash memory MultiMediaCards and ImageMate™ card readers for the MultiMediaCard. The MultiMediaCard, which SanDisk co-invented, is emerging as a popular consumer product today for storage of MP3 music in more than 75 Internet music players as well as for use in digital camcorders and smart cell phones.
Ed Moro, SanDisk's director of North American retail sales, said, "CompUSA is committed to the Internet player market and offers consumers a wide choice of player devices and systems. SanDisk is the world's largest supplier of the MultiMediaCard."
CompUSA is one of the nation's leading retailers and resellers of personal computers and related products and services. The company, which now operates 218 superstores in 84 metropolitan areas, will carry SanDisk 16 and 32 megabyte MultiMediaCards starting this month. CompUSA also will sell the SanDisk FlashPath™ floppy disk adapter for the MultiMediaCard which allows users to move music, data or images between a portable device and any computer system with a floppy disk slot.
SanDisk Corporation, the world's largest supplier of flash data storage 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.
The matters discussed in this news release contain forward looking statements that are subject to certain risks and uncertainties as described under the caption "Factors That May Affect Future Results" in the company's annual report on Form 10-K and quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The company assumes no obligation to update the information in this release.
ImageMate is a trademark of SanDisk Corp.
FlashPath is a trademark of SmartDisk Corp.