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    Default Am I going to regret 16gb?

    So, I bought the 16gb iPhone, thinking I never filled the 16gb card in my droid. Now I'm wondering if I should have got the 32? Seems like a lot of the apps for iPhone are larger than the ones for the android. Or maybe it's just because it's new and I'm filling it up fast while I get it set up. Maybe it will plateau once I have it set up for me?
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    I'm sure it will plateau after awhile I mean there are only so many apps that you can download. Atleast for me I have the apps that I wanted and downloaded them since I use them the most and 16 gb is plenty for me
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    You also have to take into account pictures you will take and more music you might put on there. I thought a 16 might be enough for me but I wanted to be sure I didn't run into that problem so I got a 32. If you are already thinking about it, maybe you could take it back and get the 32? You are still within the 14 days
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    Look at it this way. If you get the 32GB but don't fill it up, the remaining space is there for if you do fill it up
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    yeah if you're doubting already I would see if you can take it back and get a 32 gb one
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    I originally thought I'd get the 16gb, but then I thought if I'm going to use this phone for at least a year or two, I'd better get the 32gb model. I didn't want to regret getting the 16gb later, so I decided on the 32gb so I wouldn't worry about it.
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    I felt that if I can't add through SD then I might as well max out now since I only had about 2GB left on my 16GB MicroSD card in my BB. I put 4 movies on my phone and have about 22GB left so I know I made the right decision. You are within the 14 day window so if you have even a bit of a doubt then go upgrade immediately to avoid buyer's remorse later on
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    I have a 16GB iPad, and it has about 2GB free, and thats with no movies, or music, and only about 100 pictures. I figured if I had filled that up, I would definitly need the 32GB iPhone to fit in all the music and stuff I want to be more portable. I was right.
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    Short answer...yep.
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    I've had a 16GB since they were available, I just upgraded from my 3GS to a 16GB iPhone4 on AT&T and still have plenty of space left. I don't keep much music on it, photo's are kept on MobileMe so I can view them that way and I have all the apps I need. It's up to each person.
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    Always better to have more than less. Always. With that said, what you use your phone for will determine. I travel a lot for business so I keep 5-6 movies on there at all times. That's about 10-12 gigs right there.
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    I had a 16 gb iPhone 4 on Att. At first it was great but after a few months it started to fill up and I was down to only a couple gb left. This time around I opted for the 32 gb model. This time figured why not invest in the 32 gb so I don't run into space issues. I'm loving it.

    I would take it back for the 32 gb. IMHO.
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    Quote Originally Posted by nitsuj View Post
    So, I bought the 16gb iPhone, thinking I never filled the 16gb card in my droid. Now I'm wondering if I should have got the 32? Seems like a lot of the apps for iPhone are larger than the ones for the android. Or maybe it's just because it's new and I'm filling it up fast while I get it set up. Maybe it will plateau once I have it set up for me?
    I have had a 16 GB iPod touch since October 2007 and knew that it was always close to full. I went with the 32 GB for that reason. Currently, I have 18 GB free, since I basically just have what was on my touch, but I know over the next 2 years, I'll use this as my HD Video camera over the vadoHD I have, since they both shoot 720p. And that will take up space.

    Quote Originally Posted by wyckedankh View Post
    You also have to take into account pictures you will take and more music you might put on there. I thought a 16 might be enough for me but I wanted to be sure I didn't run into that problem so I got a 32. If you are already thinking about it, maybe you could take it back and get the 32? You are still within the 14 days
    I would return it for the 32 GB, sounds like you'll regret it within 6 months if you don't.
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    i as thinking about gettting a 16 also, but what was the deciding factor for me to pick up a 32 is the resale value is higher.
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    I'm well beyond 16GB already with no movies, only a portion of my music and very few pic albums - plus I wanted room for taking pics and movies. So if you're already doubting yourself, I'd say return it for the 32GB.
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    I got a 32gb iPhone 4 & 16gb iPad. I'm wishing I reversed the sizes on each. On my iPhone I have over 200 apps, most of which I don't nned on the phone but since I got the room I leave it there. One og them is navigon which is Oberon a gig by itself. There is also my entire music lobster, few 100 photos & a few video. All that is under the 14gb that is left when you get a 16gb iPhone.

    On the plus size the larger iPhone always gets a better resale value so I think in the end I will workout.
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    I got the 32gb because:
    1) I don't want to have to constantly manage the content on it.
    2) The resale value is higher.
    3) the closer it is to being full, the slower it runs and the more you have to manage open programs and shutting things down. If I'm going to have it for 2 years, I don't want to have to constantly be babysitting it, you know?
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    I have apps that are over 1GB. Yes I believe you will regret 16GB
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    so i got mine tuesday, can i go right now instore and swap out for 32?
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    Quote Originally Posted by adamped92 View Post
    so i got mine tuesday, can i go right now instore and swap out for 32?
    yes. if tyou bought it from Vzn and not Apple, you will have a restocking fee I believe
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    yea just called um up, i gotta pay 35 for restock and they have some 32s in stock but hey its whatever i need the space
    DoctorK- It's like a traffic jam. You're all going to get there about the same time, but it's frustrating to see the other line of cars moving and you can't see anything blocking your lane ahead so you're not sure why your lane is stopped.
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    Quote Originally Posted by adamped92 View Post
    yea just called um up, i gotta pay 35 for restock and they have some 32s in stock but hey its whatever i need the space
    You said you got your Tuesday right? That would mean you ordered online. Are they letting you return an online purchase to the store? Usually they would make you send it back and then you go to the store once receipt is confirmed. No?

    So now you basically have to pay $135 for the extra 16GB? Is it possible to send it back and tell them you are having a problem with it and they won't charge a restocking fee?
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    If you didn't fill up a 16GB memory card on your Android phone and actually used it as your media
    player because you had music on it, then you're fine. If you didn't have music on the phone, but
    plan on putting music on this iPhone, then go with 32GB.
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    i didnt use my android music or pics or video at all, im prolly gonna pick up the 32 tom. but does verizon insurance cover screen cracks or is that just square trade, and if not can i cancel my verizon insurance?
    DoctorK- It's like a traffic jam. You're all going to get there about the same time, but it's frustrating to see the other line of cars moving and you can't see anything blocking your lane ahead so you're not sure why your lane is stopped.
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