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V7

April 30, 2013 08:00 ET

V7 Introduces New Lineup of Flash Drives, SDHC and Micro SDHC Memory Cards to Meet the Demands of Digital Media-Hungry Consumers

Available in a Full Range of Capacities, Colors and Formats, the Newest Additions to the V7 Memory Line Support Easy, Cost-Effective Storage and Transport of Data, Photo, Video and Music Files

SANTA ANA, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 30, 2013) - V7, a global provider of premier computer accessories worldwide and wholly-owned subsidiary of Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM), today unveiled its new line of V7 flash drives and memory cards, expanding its lineup of memory products that offer storage capacity, reliability, fast data transfer and media access at exceptional price points. Designed to safeguard and easily transport data, photo, video and music files from home to work or school, V7 memory products are available in a variety of colors, capacities and formats to meet the demands of today's digital media-hungry consumers.

Now available, the newest V7 product lineup includes an array of mini-flash USB drives, USB 2.0 and 3.0 flash drives, SDHC Class 4 and 10 memory cards, and Micro SDHC Class 4 and 10 cards with adapters. Compatible with today's sophisticated devices, including computers, tablets, cameras and video cameras, the new additions to the V7 memory line all leverage high-quality storage media and high-speed data transfer for rapid upload and download of files. Backed by a limited 5-year warranty, V7 memory products can withstand the test of time and wear, securing 10 years of data retention through 10,000 program/erase cycles. All V7 memory products are plug and play-compatible with Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/8, Mac OS 9.0+ and Linux Kernel 2.4 operating systems.

"Thanks to the increased adoption of camera-equipped digital devices, including smartphones and tablets, users are creating and capturing vast amounts of photos and videos, creating a tremendous need for easy-to-use and affordable storage devices," said Rainer Kozlik, vice president and general manager of Ingram Micro's Global V7 Private Label Group. "The new V7 memory products offer consumers the features that they most desire -- such as durable stainless steel housing to safeguard files and high-speed data transfer -- at a fraction of the cost of other brand-named offerings on the market today. V7 addresses consumers' need to capture, store, transport and protect their precious memories and files with ease, value and confidence."

Features, Pricing and Availability
Recognized as a global brand offering "great gear for all," featuring quality and style at a compelling price, V7 is making its new lineup of memory products readily available to e-retailers and channel partners worldwide.

Small in size but mighty in performance, the V7 Nano USB flash drive features reliable storage media packaged in a compact, stylish yet durable stainless steel housing with > 15MB/sec read and > 4MB/sec write data transfer rates. Available in multiple color options including black, red, green, yellow and blue, the compact, rugged form factor offers data protection and portability. Measuring less than 1 inch in height and a half inch in width, the Nano flash drives are ideal for transport in a purse, pocket or on a keychain. The V7 Nano USB flash drive is offered in four capacities: 4GB MSRP $9.99; 8GB MSRP $14.99; 16GB MSRP $24.99; and 32GB MSRP $49.99.

The family of V7 USB 2.0 and 3.0 flash drives feature a cap-less, slide-out, retractable design so users won't lose the cap, while still protecting the USB connector from dirt and dust. Offered in an impact-resistant housing with a black gloss finish, the USB 2.0 drive can transfer data at 480Mbps, while the USB 3.0 drive can transfer data at 4.8 Gbps and is backward compatible with USB 2.0. The V7 USB 2.0 flash drives, available in various capacities, are priced as follows: 4GB MSRP $9.99; 8GB MSRP $14.99; 16GB MSRP $24.99 and 32GB MSRP $49.99. V7 3.0 USB flash drives, also available in various capacities, are priced as follows: 8GB MSRP $16.99; 16GB for $29.99; 32GB for $54.99.

Consumers in need of secure digital high-capacity data storage compatible with all SDHC-enabled devices will benefit from the V7 SDHC Class 4 and Class 10 memory products. Secure memory cards outfitted with the SDHC Class 4 interface, V7 SDHC cards support the storage and transport of digital photos, videos, music and data files -- even meeting the most rigorous memory demands of today's high-megapixel digital cameras. Available in capacities of up to 32GB, these cards can store thousands of high-resolution photos and an extensive collection of HD video clips and support high-speed data transfer rates of > 10MB/sec read and > 4MB/sec write. The V7 SDHC cards feature a write-protect switch to lockout data deletion and prevent "operator error" accidental loss of data. Price and availability of V7 SDHC Class 4 cards is as follows: 4GB MSRP $11.99; 8GB MSRP $19.99; 16GB MSRP $24.99; and 32GB MSRP $79.99. V7 SDHC Class 10 cards, featuring the Class 10 interface, are available in 16GB capacity for MSRP $29.99 and 32GB capacity for MSRP $89.99.

Rounding out the family of V7 memory products are the V7 Micro SDHC Class 4 and Class 10 + adapter offerings, which are compatible with all Micro SDHC host digital devices (including cellular phones, MP3 players, handheld game consoles, etc.), and also feature a full-size SD adapter to enable compatibility with all SDHC-enabled devices. Available in storage capacities up to 32GB, V7 Micro SDHC Class 4 and Class 10 + adapter products also support > 20MB/sec write/ > 10MB/sec read rapid data transfer rates. Like their full-size counterparts noted previously, these products also feature a write protect switch to lockout data deletion. The V7 Micro SDHC Class 4 memory products are priced and available as follows: 4GB at $11.99; 8GB at $19.99; 16GB at $24.99; and 32GB at $79.99. Pricing and availability for the V7 Micro SDHC Class 10 memory products is as follows: 16GB at $29.99 and 32GB at $89.99.

For more information on these and other V7 products, visit www.V7-world.com or call (800) 456-8000 to speak to a V7 sales representative. 

About V7
V7 is a global provider of technology accessories for buyers who require quality, functionality and style at a price that makes sense. Through its strengths in trend-spotting, sourcing, supply and distribution, V7 makes great technology accessible to all. V7 is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ingram Micro Inc.

About Ingram Micro Inc.
Ingram Micro is the world's largest wholesale technology distributor and a global leader in IT supply-chain, mobile device lifecycle services and logistics solutions. As a vital link in the technology value chain, Ingram Micro creates sales and profitability opportunities for vendors and resellers through unique marketing programs, outsourced logistics and mobile solutions, technical support, financial services and product aggregation and distribution. The company is the only global broad-based IT distributor, serving approximately 160 countries on six continents with the world's most comprehensive portfolio of IT products and services. Visit www.ingrammicro.com.

Contact Information

  • Press contact:
    Erin Lutz (for V7/Ingram Micro)
    Lutz PR
    erin@lutzpr.com
    (949) 293-1055