What takes the most space on your phone/tablet's memory?

What takes the most space on your phone/tablet's memory?
The standard amount of phone storage is much bigger and faster than it used to be, but some of us are still finding themselves wondering what to delete every now and then in order to free some space up for that new game. But that's just us. We know that different consumers have different habits and use their device's storage for most various stuff.

Let's see what is the content type that takes the bulk of the storage space on your phone or tablet (or phablet)! As we know, some content typically uses more space than others, like video and games for example, especially if you have many of those 3D shooters that can easily consume north of 1GB. Still, there are some new content types that have recently gone mobile like magazines for example, which have become real storage hogs. True, we can now have 128GB iPads, and we won't be surprised if smartphone manufacturers also start offering handsets with such vast amounts of memory in the future, but these times are yet to come.

Cast your completely anonymous vote in that beautiful poll below!

What takes the most space on your phone/tablet's memory?

Pictures
9.54%
Video
19.86%
Apps and games
41.99%
Documents
0.33%
Music
27.68%
Books and magazines
0.61%

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41 Comments

1. GALAXY-STORM

Posts: 328; Member since: Oct 13, 2012

I believe it to be both videos and games. As nowadays you shoot videos at 1080p, a 3min video will be more than 200mb+ and some of high graphic games are about 1gb or more.

19. zhiae unregistered

i have 16 sgs3 and 1 game like modern combat zero just fulled my free space real q is what does iphone user will do when he is out of free space ??? (ihave 32msd ;)

2. noim1

Posts: 297; Member since: May 15, 2012

It's all.. Music, apps , games and videos wil take all the votes...

3. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

I'm a music person so music it is!! And i love storing peculiar images...

5. hepresearch unregistered

My music collection finally became larger than my onboard US Nokia Ovi Maps for once, so music takes the cake for me.

4. desijatt

Posts: 58; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

i have iphone 5 and other data takes the most space in its memory....:(

6. megamiraz

Posts: 4; Member since: Oct 21, 2012

if its me app and games can't be at the same place because its 2 different things

7. LAKAME_MAN

Posts: 46; Member since: Jan 31, 2013

Oh, videos.... 9 gigs of my 16 gig microSD are vids. :sigh:

17. neutralguy

Posts: 1152; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

*pom :))

40. LAKAME_MAN

Posts: 46; Member since: Jan 31, 2013

No, not porn. Its all music related videos. PVs, TV performances, music festivals... etc. :D

8. KParks23

Posts: 722; Member since: Oct 13, 2010

Thumbs up if phone arena need to add a porn option! Lol

12. SGSatlantis

Posts: 227; Member since: Jul 20, 2011

I'm slightly confused, what are the other types of videos people keep on their phone?

20. zhiae unregistered

exactly only movie and hidden things ;/

36. KParks23

Posts: 722; Member since: Oct 13, 2010

I've got a couple fresh prince of bell air episodes haha!

9. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

I have my music on the cloud, and my pictures on the cloud too... Only magazines and games take most of my space

10. bigmikey23

Posts: 10; Member since: Jul 06, 2011

Music hands down. 64gb sd card completely filled up along with all 12 gb of internal storage on my s3. I need all my music ripped in flac. It sucks being an audiophile sometimes... Lol

11. AamirSIII

Posts: 187; Member since: Oct 04, 2012

"almost" everybody is fuc*ing aroung here in comments, cause most have porn as the most space eating in phones these days!

21. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Sorry to disappoint you Amir, but everyone is not like you. Your comment speaks volumes about you though...nothing to brag about.

24. hepresearch unregistered

I can't imagine my Mormon Tabernacle Choir MP3 collection willingly co-existing on the same memory card with that kind of smut... in fact, I think that my MP3 copy of "Agnus Dei" by the Ormond College Choir and my MP3 copy of "Lord, Make Me an Instrument of Thy Peace" by the BYU Men's Chorus alone would cause my phone to spontaneously combust if some goofball tried to send me so much as an undesirable picture via MMS. Although... I've had somebody swear at me via SMS, and my phone survived the experience, so I know that's not quite unholy enough to make my phone instantly explode in flames... (LOL)

26. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Hm...interesting!! I'm actually a part of a church choir, lol... And i sing and play guitar sometimes outside of the church. That's my passion...:D. Being here has become a hobby.

31. hepresearch unregistered

Nice! I have joined my church choir from time to time, but I don't think I am quite that good at singing. You'll never catch me going off to audition for American Idol, or anything else silly and crazy like that. Either way, we all get to sing hymns in church every Sunday, regardless. I never did learn to play musical instruments very well... I guess it was just never a big thing for me. My real passion, outside of volunteering for my church, is studying physics. And that carries a whole lot of math with it, too. Being here is a hobby for me, as well. I have been trying to tie it all back in to my efforts to relaunch and resume my old business, which I reopened at the end of last year. It is still a big struggle this time around, and not taking off like it once did about four years ago. I am still constantly seeking other work, though. Aside from my own business ventures in the meantime, I have been unemployed for two and a half years now. I keep praying that I will find steady work soon, so I am hoping that it will evetually pay off, hopefully sooner rather than later.

37. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Lol...i won't go audition myself in those shows either. But it's fun watching them, you get to see funny weird people...they just mad sometimes. ...Just keep hoping and have faith in yourself brother. You did it once...you can do it again! All the best! Here's to your future...cheers!

41. hepresearch unregistered

Thank you for the encouragement, brother. I appreciate the timely reminder to keep the hope and faith that will get me through it all, in the end. May goodness follow you for all of your days, my friend!

42. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

You're very much welcome... And thank you too. :) See you around!

23. hepresearch unregistered

Speak for yourself, dude... I don't go for evil, and certainly not on my phone.

13. Stuntman

Posts: 843; Member since: Aug 01, 2011

For me, it's my 2800+ songs.

14. rasinhussy

Posts: 89; Member since: Dec 28, 2008

I have Evernote offline cache taking up most of my space.

15. rcranium

Posts: 32; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

Games. Most other apps don't take that much space. All media can go on the external sd card.

16. Fallout09

Posts: 421; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

Phone storage is mostly music hands down. Over 20gb of music and 6gb of audio books. Tablet is a different story and is mostly apps. Games,games, and more games are played on my tablet.

18. Shubham412302

Posts: 569; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

for me its games which take 12gb of storage and nandroid backup for 2-3gb of space

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