Portronics has added a new smartphone accessory called Diski which is an Apple certified (MFI) 4-in-1 Card Reader and it is more than a simple card reader. The Diski- a 4-in-1 All-Purpose card reader works with all smart devices connector types – USB, micro USB, Type C and Apple’s Lightning (MFI certified).
Diski can be used as a flash drive by using camera of “IUSB” App Store App (required only for Apple devices). Users can also manage all their Data directly on the IOS-Devices (for e.g. create, copy, move, delete, rename, open files, Backup and restore the contact list). For Android devices users can simply use phone camera without need for any app. This gives users up to 256GB additional memory to use in real time.
Diski has all the four ports: Lightning connector is for iOS devices like iPhones, iPods, iPads; Micro USB connector is for Android phones and Digital Cameras; USB connector is for computers/Mac; Type-C connector is for Macbook Pro and other Type-C devices & phones. It support all file format types .txt, msoffice files, pdf, jpg, gif, tiff, png, bmp, mp4, mov, 3gp, wmv, mp3, wav, aac, etc.
The 4-in-1 Card Reader is a plug and play accessory does not require installation of any drivers. Users need to simply buy any good quality 8GB to 256GB SD card (not included with Diski) of their choice of memory capacity and insert it into Diski.
It is also equipped with type C connector and supports all the type C USB devices.
With IOS app iUSB, users can manage all images, videos and files on an IOS device. For Android and Type C smartphones, simply use the file manager and no app is required. Please note that as per Apple`s policy does not allow users to copy any iTunes music or movie to any external device.
When devices like electronic cameras connected to the computer directly, they transport information at the cost of their own battery. If during transfer, the battery completely drains out, the information may be lost. In such cases also Diski can attempt data recovery.
Portronics has released this card reader with a price tag of Rs 2,999 only with 6 months of Portronics warranty. Diski is available in silver colour and weighs only 100 grams.