Are you OK with the lack of memory expansion slot trend of flagship phones?

Are you OK with the lack of memory expansion slot trend of flagship phones?
Apple has been doing it for a while now with its iPhone editions, but recently most major phone manufacturers outed or will have flagship models without microSD card slots.

In the slideshow below we have listed some major handsets that force you to make do without more memory than their makers supplied internally, and upon making it we realized that this is getting epidemic now.

That is why we wanted to ask if you approve this obvious trend, and to what extent the good ol' memory card can be swapped for the newly-minted cloud storage services most major smartphone manufacturers are now trying to make us stomach. 

Is it all an evil plot to make us sign up for cloud storage and tied up even further in the respective mobile ecosystem, so that we never leave, or is it just for cost-cutting/space saving reasons? Fill in our poll below and sound off your arguments in the comment section.

Are you OK with the lack of memory expansion slot trend of flagship phones?

No biggie, 16/32GB locally are more than enough for me
25.85%
With the new cloud storage services, the lack of memory card slot is irrelevant
6.03%
I'm a digital hoarder, so I need all the space I can get, both online and offline
25.97%
I'll never buy a phone without memory card slot, more so since I don't use the cloud for privacy reasons
42.15%

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