1. Alexan81's Avatar

    That's pretty much my question
    01-01-2013 09:22 PM
  2. anon(153966)'s Avatar
    Same with a Windows computer. Some space is used for the System and thus is never available to the user.
    01-01-2013 09:39 PM
  3. kch50428's Avatar
    Operating System...
    01-01-2013 09:43 PM
  4. tuffy100's Avatar
    The operating system is taking up that space. You never get the full amount of space that the product advertises.
    01-02-2013 02:38 AM
  5. RicHerdez's Avatar
    1 gb is for ios and the other 2.5-3 gb is for system apps and features such as siri. and other things among that that i cannot recall at the moment.
    01-02-2013 10:43 AM
  6. jzarob's Avatar
    Not only does iOS take up about 1 GB of space, the actual disk space varies because of the definition of a GB, and what is advertised as a GB. Apple usually warns that actual disk capacity may very.

    The problem is computers and iOS use base 2 (2, 4, 8, 16, 32...) while Apple advertised 32 GB in base 10. It works out that you get around 6.4% less that what is advertised.
    01-02-2013 10:55 AM
  7. ctt1wbw's Avatar
    I think you should sue Apple.
    tuffy100, swarlos and llweaver like this.
    01-02-2013 11:31 AM
  8. RicHerdez's Avatar
    lol people just dont realize most of the time that the os takes up space. my garage is 300 sq ft but i added cabinets so it is really 250 sq ft .
    tuffy100 likes this.
    01-02-2013 11:49 AM

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