1. wbcolon's Avatar
    Hi all, well I left the world of android and along the way I found this forum. I have a question that looks like it didn't take in my last posting. I purchased the 64gb iPhone 6 plus because there were no 128 available. In my android phone I had a 64gb card and 32gb internal storage. Both of those storage options were not maxed out. I was wondering if the power users here opted for the 64gb model in lieu of the 128? I'm just use to removable storage and couldn't wait for the December ship time. Thanks

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    11-22-2014 08:02 PM
  2. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    Welcome to iMore! I've been using a 16 gb iPhone 5 for 16 months. I still have over 4 gb available. But I don't put a ton of music on my phone. And I don't save messages. I delete all my messages. I have saved a few by taking a screenshot of them, then uploading them to Box. Many were like you. No iPhone 6 or 6 Plus with 128 gb to be had. So many have settled for 64 gb. Some got 16 gb. 64 is a lot if you don't load up too much on music.


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    11-22-2014 08:13 PM
  3. wbcolon's Avatar
    Thanks Ledsteplin, I don't store much music at all. I stream most of the time. I use Dropbox some of the time and I was pleased to see google drive in the App Store. Thanks for the input.


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    11-22-2014 08:19 PM
  4. SeanHRCC's Avatar
    Not sure what you consider a "power user" or what criteria would make someone such a thing...but 64GB for me is perfect, and I also pay a buck for an extra 20GB iCloud storage every month, so I have a nice amount of backup for my usage.
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    11-22-2014 08:27 PM
  5. iEd's Avatar
    I use a 64 and it proves to be more than enough. I never worry about maxing out. This is what I currently have on it.


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    11-22-2014 08:41 PM
  6. wbcolon's Avatar
    Well power users I consider who uses their phone for everything. Video, photo, calls, emails, text, FaceTime, watching movies etc... I don't always have access to a computer for iTunes. That's why I was an android user for such a long time, I could swap memory cards and such. I had a way to ease the pain of running out of storage on the run. The allure of the iPhone 6 plus so I left my note 3 in the dust. I never considered iCloud because I've never used it. Not everyone uses these phones for the purposes I described but I do. I just wanted to know how people are using their devices.


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    11-22-2014 08:42 PM
  7. wbcolon's Avatar
    Nice. 245 apps. Not bad at all.


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    11-22-2014 08:46 PM
  8. SeanHRCC's Avatar
    I use my device for all of those things and more...it's my portable gaming system, my navigation, my on the go fantasy football hub, my radio (TuneIn Radio is a god send), my exercise companion (MapMyRide app is one of my heavier used apps weekly), my ticket hub (I use Passbook for all of my sporting and movie ticket needs)...and then all the things you listed above.

    I guess if you consider this a "power user", then yes I am...and 64GB has worked perfectly for me. I also have my entire iTunes music library on it as well as 370 photos, 35 videos, 15 panoramic photos and about 10 movies sitting on it right as we speak.
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    11-22-2014 09:15 PM
  9. wbcolon's Avatar
    Yes, that's almost identical to how I was using my other device. This brings me great joy. Pandora, navi, I use map my fitness plus all the other things I listed. I'm not much of a gamer. Thanks for the feedback.


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    11-22-2014 09:20 PM
  10. wbcolon's Avatar
    This is after last nights set up and today's usage


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    11-22-2014 09:32 PM
  11. jasonprice's Avatar
    Here is my storage, similar to the other picture. Like I said in the other post, I am very comfortable with the 64GB.

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    11-22-2014 10:07 PM
  12. wbcolon's Avatar
    I remember a lady at work had the original iPhone 2g in 8gb and we were all blown away at the huge memory lol. Look at me now, stressing over 64gb.


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    11-22-2014 10:11 PM
  13. Rnkriis's Avatar
    I don't know if i would consider myself a power user but i use my 16GB 6+ for work with a lot of email, text, pictures and calls..... I have all my music on an iPod because usually when I'm listening to music I'm working i the yard and i will NOT have my phone on me to get all nasty. Plus, i have 30GB of DropBox space that i use to my advantage so i don't think ill ever max out my 16Gig's.
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    11-22-2014 10:39 PM
  14. wbcolon's Avatar
    I don't know if i would consider myself a power user but i use my 16GB 6+ for work with a lot of email, text, pictures and calls..... I have all my music on an iPod because usually when I'm listening to music I'm working i the yard and i will NOT have my phone on me to get all nasty. Plus, i have 30GB of DropBox space that i use to my advantage so i don't think ill ever max out my 16Gig's.
    Still power user status in my book. Your using your device for it intended purpose. Those are all things I do all day long.


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    11-22-2014 10:47 PM
  15. itsgusmetropolo's Avatar
    I watch TV shows, movies, have 3.2gbs of music and tons of apps. I take a lot of pictures and screenshots and I'm pretty comfortable with 64 so far.

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    11-22-2014 11:27 PM
  16. FFR's Avatar
    I would love a 512gb iPhone.



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    11-23-2014 07:42 AM
  17. phreddyl's Avatar
    I would love a 512gb iPhone.
    http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14...3a99bdc2e4.jpg


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    Wow!


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    11-23-2014 07:51 AM
  18. wbcolon's Avatar
    I would love a 512gb iPhone.
    http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14...3a99bdc2e4.jpg


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    Wow. You need a 1TB phone


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    11-23-2014 08:01 AM
  19. FFR's Avatar
    Wow. You need a 1TB phone


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    That would be nice.
    I would love a 1 Tb iPhone 6 +, perhaps Apple can one day comply.




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    11-23-2014 08:05 AM
  20. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    I would love a 512gb iPhone.
    http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14...3a99bdc2e4.jpg


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    You're getting down to zip storage available. You would benefit a bunch by uploading your photos and videos to cloud based apps like Dropbox, Box and OneDrive. Then you could delete them from your Photos app.


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    11-23-2014 08:08 AM
  21. lostinaustin's Avatar
    I consider myself a power user , I am an IT professional of 15 years and use my phone almost everything so I can avoid breaking out the laptop whenever possible.Power users, feedback needed-imageuploadedbyimore-forums1416748373.816907.jpg
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    11-23-2014 08:12 AM
  22. wbcolon's Avatar
    I consider myself a power user , I am an IT professional of 15 years and use my phone almost everything so I can avoid breaking out the laptop whenever possible.Click image for larger version. 

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    Based on your heavy usage, is that going to be enough to have for the rest of your contract? I don't store more than 100 songs if that. My main items are apps, pics, some small videos and a few movies.


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    11-23-2014 08:26 AM
  23. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    I consider myself a power user , I am an IT professional of 15 years and use my phone almost everything so I can avoid breaking out the laptop whenever possible.Click image for larger version. 

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    I can't see what you show in the screenshot taking 29.1 gb of space. What else is eating your space? Saved messages? Emails? Just curious.


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    11-23-2014 09:06 AM
  24. FFR's Avatar
    You're getting down to zip storage available. You would benefit a bunch by uploading your photos and videos to cloud based apps like Dropbox, Box and OneDrive. Then you could delete them from your Photos app.


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    Tell me about it.
    I need local storage, cloud solutions don't work for me, but thank you for the advice .

    Believe it or not I have already significantly curtailed my apps, music, photos, and videos that I have stored on the device.


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    11-23-2014 10:30 AM
  25. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    Tell me about it.
    I need local storage, cloud solutions don't work for me, but thank you for the advice .

    Believe it or not I have already significantly curtailed my apps, music, photos, and videos that I have stored on the device.


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    Have you ever tried Dropbox or Box? It's like an app. Easy access and viewing. Just as easy as your camera roll. Yet it's cloud based. And does not take your phone's storage space. It's not like iCloud.


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    11-23-2014 03:15 PM
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