1. jaleelhamid's Avatar
    Planning on batting a new iPhone which size is recommended?
    10-20-2013 02:58 AM
  2. daveensannie's Avatar
    Depends on you're needs I guys, I don't play games, only listen to music so 16 is enough for me 😃
    10-20-2013 03:00 AM
  3. jaleelhamid's Avatar
    See I keep all my music in iTunes Match so they show in my phone but in cloud


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    10-20-2013 03:01 AM
  4. Peligro911's Avatar
    Go 32 better for more than not enough but if money is a issue than go 16
    10-20-2013 03:08 AM
  5. jaleelhamid's Avatar
    Does more Space of a phone help performance?


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    10-20-2013 03:12 AM
  6. Peligro911's Avatar
    Does more Space of a phone help performance?


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    Nope only help to store more stuff like apps pics movies etc
    10-20-2013 03:15 AM
  7. EmceeGeek's Avatar
    The bigger you go the better in the long run. A lot of people don't like deleting apps and pictures from their phone, even though pictures can be stored. When it's time to upgrade your software, if you don't have enough space, you won't be able to. 16gb is simply too small though, especially if you're like me and like your apps.


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    10-20-2013 08:50 AM
  8. Ujjwal Agarwal's Avatar
    depends on your usage.. if your a heavy user and app junky u need a bigger storage..i myself..don't keep tons of crap apps and clean them time to time so 16 gigs is sufficient for me
    i have 16gigs in my ipad 2 too seems sufficient to me
    11-06-2013 11:28 AM
  9. SeanHRCC's Avatar
    I use a 32GB model. That's the closest to a recommendation I can give you because I have no idea what you use your iPhone for or how much storage you need.
    11-06-2013 11:41 AM
  10. iEd's Avatar
    I got by with a 16g 4s for a year. Had to do some space management from time to time. I only had issues when wanted to video family events this summer. It's like I should have planned ahead and moved some apps and media off the device.
    With a 32 you have a lot of wiggle room to be more flexible.


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    11-06-2013 11:59 AM
  11. Xm_jdm's Avatar
    Planning on batting a new iPhone which size is recommended?
    32. I stopped going the 16 route after the iPhone 4. I expect Apple to probably drop the 16 model pretty soon, just as they did the 8. Apps are getting larger and cameras are getting better. I bought a 16 iPhone 4S, went home and loaded up my stuff and noticed I barely had any storage left (first time I took notice to the free storage bar at the bottom of iTunes). I took it back the same day and got the 32.
    11-06-2013 12:00 PM
  12. DarkBlade_95's Avatar
    Get the 32GB model. It's probably the least people should get for a phone which is as powerful and can do as much as this phone. A realistic measure of about 11-12GB won't be enough. Hell, I wonder if my 32GB storage is too little sometimes!


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    11-06-2013 12:30 PM
  13. rewNATION's Avatar
    i'm having a tough time deciding between the two sizes also right now. i've been ready to order one for weeks now but i just can't decide on a 16 or 32. I've had my 16gb 4S for two years now and it was always plenty of space for me. but i worry about all the documents and data for each app that keeps racking up. if it wasn't for that i'd have a lot more storage available. i'm thinking maybe a 16gb again
    11-06-2013 12:40 PM
  14. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    i'm having a tough time deciding between the two sizes also right now. i've been ready to order one for weeks now but i just can't decide on a 16 or 32. I've had my 16gb 4S for two years now and it was always plenty of space for me. but i worry about all the documents and data for each app that keeps racking up. if it wasn't for that i'd have a lot more storage available. i'm thinking maybe a 16gb again
    If your primary concern is space for documents then a 16GB iPhone should suffice. Having said that, needs fluctuate and sometime you need more wiggle room, so to speak, and therefore, I recommend you purchase the 32GB model.
    11-06-2013 12:44 PM
  15. rewNATION's Avatar
    If your primary concern is space for documents then a 16GB iPhone should suffice. Having said that, needs fluctuate and sometime you need more wiggle room, so to speak, and therefore, I recommend you purchase the 32GB model.
    If there was a way to clear the documents and data for each app it wouldn't be a problem. I don't see why a 30MB app needs to store 250MB of data. Doesn't make any sense to me.
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    11-06-2013 03:45 PM
  16. warcraftWidow's Avatar
    If there was a way to clear the documents and data for each app it wouldn't be a problem. I don't see why a 30MB app needs to store 250MB of data. Doesn't make any sense to me.
    Some apps will let you. Go into Settings, General, Usage and then tap the app in question. You may have an opportunity to delete app data there. Or see what some of it is at least.
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    11-06-2013 05:19 PM
  17. Chris Cook5's Avatar
    When I bought my 5s from AT&T the sales rep told me Apple recommends a 32gb since ios7 requires alot of space & since more & more APPS are getting bigger in size. Is this true is did they just want to sale a 32gb?
    11-07-2013 12:43 PM
  18. iEd's Avatar
    When I bought my 5s from AT&T the sales rep told me Apple recommends a 32gb since ios7 requires alot of space & since more & more APPS are getting bigger in size. Is this true is did they just want to sale a 32gb?
    Sounds like a sales pitch. iOS 7 could be bigger in size and updated apps may be bigger but in my opinion the size phone you get is based on how the individual uses it and what they plan on putting in it.
    11-07-2013 02:01 PM
  19. Chris Cook5's Avatar
    My 16gb was sluggish at times with iOS 7 on it as well. Could that of been the main problem?



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    11-07-2013 02:36 PM
  20. iEd's Avatar
    My 16gb was sluggish at times with iOS 7 on it as well. Could that of been the main problem?



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    What was your 16gig a 4,4S or 5? on my 16gig 4S if I was close to maxing out it affected performance on iOS 6.
    I didn't have a lot of time with iOS 7 on my 16gig 4S the following week after the release of iOS 7 I got a 64gig 5S.
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    11-07-2013 02:42 PM
  21. rdiddy_25's Avatar
    My 16gb was sluggish at times with iOS 7 on it as well. Could that of been the main problem?



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    Memory and storage space are 2 TOTAL different things. Having 16 or 32gb doesn't matter if the memory is low. That will cause the device to run sluggish.
    11-07-2013 02:54 PM
  22. ame's Avatar
    Id get a 32, if you plan to take a lot of photos or video, it's worth the added $100 for double the space.
    11-07-2013 02:54 PM
  23. Chris Cook5's Avatar
    What was your 16gig a 4,4S or 5? on my 16gig 4S if I was close to maxing out it affected performance on iOS 6.
    I didn't have a lot of time with iOS 7 on my 16gig 4S the following week after the release of iOS 7 I got a 64gig 5S.
    I had a 4s. Thought I mentioned that. Sorry


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    11-07-2013 02:58 PM
  24. iEd's Avatar
    I had a 4s. Thought I mentioned that. Sorry


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    I mean from what I understand iOS and OS X are similar in some respects. If you have apps that cache on the system drive having a close to full iPhone may affect performance it may, not it will.
    I don't think this means that having 64 or 32 is better than a 16. To me it means don't fill it to the brim. Don't fill anything to the brim be it 32 or 64gig.
    Same as a Mac startup drive I believe. If you have 20mb left on your start up drive that's say 100gig you will have issues.
    Having a 32 vs a 16 gives you more options and a 64 vs 32 even more options.
    11-07-2013 03:38 PM
  25. km12345's Avatar
    How long u plan to
    Keep it n what u plan to use for r determining factor for this decision.

    I went 32gb but so far I could live with a 16gb.

    When there is a jailbreak, diff story.....

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    11-07-2013 04:22 PM
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