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How much storage memory do you actually have in your phone?

0. phoneArena 17 Oct 2012, 09:34 posted on

There has been a brouhaha lately about the troubling trend of unibody smartphone designs that find no place for a microSD card slot for expanding the memory that the manufacturers decided to embed in there. That is why we wanted to ask you, dear readers, how much memory do you actually carry in your phone - we mean the internal storage amount that came with your handset, plus an eventual memory card placed in there...

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posted on 16 Oct 2012, 12:43 1

44. SkOne (Posts: 95; Member since: 02 May 2012)


i actually get about 13 hours on one full charge with moderate use 8 with heavy use

posted on 16 Oct 2012, 03:02 2

8. TheRetroReplay (Posts: 254; Member since: 20 Mar 2012)


Samsung Galaxy SIII with 32gigs, I tend to put a lot of music and apps on my phone

posted on 16 Oct 2012, 03:08 2

10. McLaren (unregistered)


8GB is low-end.
16GB midrange.
24GB upper midrange.
32GB or higher = High-end.
If Any Nexus phone comes with less than 16GB,it will be a big flop cause if you have at least 5 HD games,6GB or greater will already be taken.Add to that HD videos and music,10GB or more already used up.Therefore I would prefer a dual core Krait instead of quad core Krait if LG Nexus 4 comes with at least 32 GB.

posted on 16 Oct 2012, 03:13

12. maryaaadil (Posts: 146; Member since: 07 Apr 2012)


Ur saying lg nexus 4 is a fail?

posted on 16 Oct 2012, 03:15 1

14. bohdan4ik13 (Posts: 106; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)


I have around 3,5 GB and that's OK, because I have mp3-player too :)

posted on 16 Oct 2012, 03:17 7

15. phil2n (Posts: 487; Member since: 30 Apr 2012)


32 is not enough for my hentai series and x art clips

posted on 16 Oct 2012, 03:19 1

18. andro. (Posts: 1999; Member since: 16 Sep 2011)


I have a 32gb memory card but seeing as 64gb cards are now like 35 buckaroos on amazon etc i'll be increasing soon. 64gb for 35 bucks,in your face ifans

posted on 16 Oct 2012, 20:54

52. bayusuputra (Posts: 963; Member since: 12 Feb 2012)


haha.. with that 35 bucks, you not only get 64GB, but you still retain that 32GB card, don't you? So yeah, extra 35 bucks for 96GB..

posted on 16 Oct 2012, 03:23

21. bobfreking55 (Posts: 866; Member since: 15 Jul 2011)


My tablet holds 32GB + and 8GB micro SD for my phone too. 32GB is perfect for a tablet and 16GB is perfect for a phone.

External doesn't matter much, because internal is the one using apps (except root users)

posted on 16 Oct 2012, 03:31

23. darac (Posts: 2156; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)


16GB internal memory on my S3 is enough for apps, but the additional 16 I have on the sd card is already full with movies.. it can't even hold a single tv series.
But I can use USB drive just like on the computer so overall I'm covered:)

posted on 16 Oct 2012, 03:41

24. Loubielou (Posts: 537; Member since: 11 Jul 2012)


Got the Samsung Galaxy S3 16gb with a 64gb micro sd card inside it,so got plently of memory on this superb phone,thats the one reason i have kept away from iPhones an Lumias

posted on 16 Oct 2012, 03:51

25. tedkord (Posts: 12858; Member since: 17 Jun 2009)


Verizon Galaxy S3 - 32gb internal plus 64gb microsdxc card. Just under 12gb left on the card, so clearly 32gb isn't enough.

posted on 16 Oct 2012, 04:30 1

27. Tsepz_GP (Posts: 997; Member since: 12 Apr 2012)


GALAXY S2 16GB +32GB MicroSDHC, so around 48GB :)

Its enough, ive used up around 25GB of it, plan on loading a few more HD movies on it once i get my MHL cable, so i can use my GS2 as a portable HD movie player to my HD tv.

My next phone should have atleast 32GB built-in. I have no idea how people live with less than 20GB in their smartphone, ive got too much music and high quality movies and series to live with anything less, lol.

posted on 16 Oct 2012, 04:37

28. bkb01 (Posts: 43; Member since: 21 Aug 2012)


same setup with my sgs 2 16gb + 32gb microsd 2gb left for the internal and 3gb left for the 32gb..you cant have enough memory:)

posted on 16 Oct 2012, 20:59

53. bayusuputra (Posts: 963; Member since: 12 Feb 2012)


I don't have many HD games, and I don't put movies in my less-than-4"-screen-phone.. that's how i live with less than 20GB in my phone.. I have laptop with 10.1" screen for movies and I am uninstall HD games as soon as I finished it..

the only things that hog the memory is my 100+ FLAC music files.. and I don't keep all my FLAC files in the phone, because I simply won't be able to listen to all of them.. and not a single HD movie (other than vids i take with the phone) because I won't be able to watch them all..

posted on 16 Oct 2012, 05:41

32. OpTiMuS_BlAcK (Posts: 418; Member since: 04 May 2012)


2GB internal with an 8GB microSD card.. will get a 16GB soon. I didn't know some android games would go over 1 GB lol

posted on 16 Oct 2012, 05:48

34. anirudhshirsat97 (Posts: 408; Member since: 24 May 2011)


On my Sgs2 i have 16GB internal and 32 GB external. And yes its's full to the brim with , TV shows and movies.

posted on 16 Oct 2012, 06:12

35. vishalvenky (Posts: 67; Member since: 12 Feb 2012)


my internal itself is 32gb :P :P(Nokia N900)

posted on 16 Oct 2012, 06:58 1

36. gu3sswhoo (Posts: 32; Member since: 04 May 2012)


I have the 16gb Galaxy S3, a 64gb SDCard, & the 50gb Dropbox storage. I would not have got this phone without the SDCard slot. If the phone did not have that it would need a minimum of 32gb's of internal storage. I will not buy any phone without a SDCard slot under 32gb's of internal storage. Period!

posted on 16 Oct 2012, 07:44

40. aveese (Posts: 22; Member since: 12 Oct 2012)


i'm only using nearly 3 gb!!! so boring

posted on 16 Oct 2012, 10:18

42. Leo_MC (Posts: 2009; Member since: 02 Dec 2011)


Can you use 4+ GB files? Than all the space past 8 (ok, 16) GB is for nothing.

posted on 16 Oct 2012, 11:53

43. DontHateOnS60 (Posts: 869; Member since: 20 Apr 2009)


Razr Maxx with a 64GB FAT32 formatted card for all my movies.

posted on 16 Oct 2012, 14:42

47. antmiu2 (Posts: 334; Member since: 19 Jun 2011)


My phone came with ''16gb'' and a got a 32gb micro sd so that makes it 48gb total!

posted on 16 Oct 2012, 14:49

48. remixfa (Posts: 14329; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


16 internal + 16 gig card in my SGS1

posted on 16 Oct 2012, 14:58

50. Brewski (Posts: 401; Member since: 05 Jun 2012)


8gb internal + 16gb card that came with the phone = 24.

The only reason I haven't added is more is because I'm cheap. (Although, I would like to have more space for music...)

My next phone will have 32 internal + 32 card for a total of 64 gb. Droid Razr Maxx HD or LG Optimus G.

posted on 16 Oct 2012, 20:06

51. Nikolas.Oliver (banned) (Posts: 1574; Member since: 01 Jul 2012)


13 gb = my trusty gnex

posted on 17 Oct 2012, 12:34

55. kanagadeepan (Posts: 958; Member since: 24 Jan 2012)


Razr MAXX

16GB Internal + 32GB MicroSD card = 48GB...

posted on 17 Oct 2012, 12:35

56. a22matic (Posts: 17; Member since: 17 Oct 2012)


16GB internal + 64GB microsd card + whatever was given with Dropbox = my storage in my EVO LTE.

posted on 17 Oct 2012, 13:47

57. speckledapple (Posts: 892; Member since: 29 Sep 2011)


I aim to have over 64GB of storage as I get a Galaxy Note II with internal storage at 64GB and a 64GB microSD card.

posted on 17 Oct 2012, 14:00

58. downphoenix (Posts: 3165; Member since: 19 Jun 2010)


16GB Microsd + ~500 mb internal on my Epic.

I used to rock it with a 2GB card though.

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