1. Tartarus's Avatar
    Fair enough, I was just curious to know your reason as to, like Peter asked, why you think sd cards are inconvenient.
    Here are some of my previous posts in the matter

    I rather pay $200 more for extra space than $110 for a small chip which I'm likely to lose over time (happened a lot to me back in my Windows Mobile Phone times)
    Because of the ability to swap cards.

    I used to have multiple cards in my wallet for different purposes on my WMP back in the day.

    Same goes with digital cameras and as cards. It happens, people lose memory cards, container or not
    Nope, not me. The fact I have 8 hard disks in my desktop proves you wrong .

    But since I'm an iPhone user, I have learned to live with the space I bought with the phone (32GB).

    If I had the option to buy multiple cards, I would have, no matter the space on the biggest available
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    07-21-2015 10:34 AM
  2. Sammuel1973's Avatar
    Here are some of my previous posts in the matter
    Right, I read them. . I just wanted to point out your perception of today's sd card (and swapple battery) is out dated. First off, sd cards no longer cost $110; just $32 for 64gb (see pic). Second, you don't need to swap them daily, just when they are full or when you have a different device. For me, I never had to remove it, and even if I did, easy breezy like a sim card. That being said, I still use my 2TB external drive and cloud account to backup more important files. And I agree with you, the easy solution is to opt for the 128gb built in storage, but even so, you never know when you may need more space, and having the sd card option certainly doesn't hurt, as well as the cloud, although the cloud to me, has more limitations. At the end of the day though, it's up to you despite whatever misconceptions you still have about sd cards.
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    07-21-2015 10:59 AM
  3. Tartarus's Avatar
    You're probably right about the larger capacity of sd cards nowadays, but I know myself and I will end up having multiple cards with me. Just because I know I CAN have more than one card.

    Here is an example:
    on one card I will have all my Music Library on a 64GB card.
    on two other 128GB cards I will have all music videos in 1080p quality
    on a few other cards I will have movies
    on a 128GB I will have all my photos.

    And maybe I forgot some other stuff to mention, I don't know.

    I will not have those cards all the time with me maybe, but maybe I will, can't say.

    In a previous post I pointed out to the fact I have multiple hard disks in my desktop. Why? Because when I bought my first hard disks, the largest available was 320. Later when I needed more space, I bought a few 500 ones. When that wasn't enough a 750, and later a 1000 and finally a 2000. And yes, I can throw away or sell the lesser ones and buy a few 2TB disks, but why should I, as they function fine and I have enough space in my high tower.

    So, even on my desktop I have multiple hard disks. What's to say I won't buy multiple SD cards?
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    07-21-2015 11:16 AM
  4. James See's Avatar
    Having a replaceable battery and sd card is better and more convenient.
    07-21-2015 11:49 AM
  5. qbnkelt's Avatar
    I would find an SD card inconvenient.
    I've got 200G iCloud storage. I've got 128G local.
    All my media is stored locally and shared among all my devices. Every time I buy something new, it's available to sync to iCloud and available to the device I choose.
    I've still got 55G free on my phone.
    How can this be less convenient and safe from loss than an SD card, considering I sync routinely?



    Sent from my GORGEOUS, SEXY, AWESOME Gold 128G iPhone 6
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    07-21-2015 11:57 AM
  6. Sammuel1973's Avatar
    You're probably right about the larger capacity of sd cards nowadays, but I know myself and I will end up having multiple cards with me. Just because I know I CAN have more than one card.

    Here is an example:
    on one card I will have all my Music Library on a 64GB card.
    on two other 128GB cards I will have all music videos in 1080p quality
    on a few other cards I will have movies
    on a 128GB I will have all my photos.

    And maybe I forgot some other stuff to mention, I don't know.

    I will not have those cards all the time with me maybe, but maybe I will, can't say.

    In a previous post I pointed out to the fact I have multiple hard disks in my desktop. Why? Because when I bought my first hard disks, the largest available was 320. Later when I needed more space, I bought a few 500 ones. When that wasn't enough a 750, and later a 1000 and finally a 2000. And yes, I can throw away or sell the lesser ones and buy a few 2TB disks, but why should I, as they function fine and I have enough space in my high tower.

    So, even on my desktop I have multiple hard disks. What's to say I won't buy multiple SD cards?
    Wow, you are/were using sd cards far differently from how I use them. Why categorized them separately like how you did with your desktop hard disks by having so many sd cards? Seems cumbersome and archaic to me. I store my music, pics videos, and apps all on the same sd card, then create folders/albums accordingly, so the files are labeled for easy access, easy breezy. If my sd card runs out of space, I can then transfer the files to the cloud or 2 TB external drive, without ever needing to take it out of my phone.
    07-21-2015 12:07 PM
  7. kingweb's Avatar
    That's kind of a dumb answer. If it is such a hassle, then just don't ever remove the batter, and presto, you don't have to remove the back cover.
    07-21-2015 12:10 PM
  8. Tartarus's Avatar
    Because I like to have all my files with me all the time.

    At the moment I have Dropbox (56GB), OneDrive (130GB), Google Drive (25GB) and Box (50GB) and finally iCloud (20GB).
    07-21-2015 12:13 PM
  9. Tartarus's Avatar
    That's kind of a dumb answer. If it is such a hassle, then just don't ever remove the batter, and presto, you don't have to remove the back cover.
    There are no dumb answers on forums regarding what people think about stuff

    It's his opinion. You should respect it.
    07-21-2015 12:15 PM
  10. Sammuel1973's Avatar
    I would find an SD card inconvenient.
    I've got 200G iCloud storage. I've got 128G local.
    All my media is stored locally and shared among all my devices. Every time I buy something new, it's available to sync to iCloud and available to the device I choose.
    I've still got 55G free on my phone.
    How can this be less convenient and safe from loss than an SD card, considering I sync routinely?
    https://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/07...f72d6d3932.jpg


    Sent from my GORGEOUS, SEXY, AWESOME Gold 128G iPhone 6
    Yup, I totally agree...cloud works like a charm when you sync your files routinely; I use the cloud too. For me, it's great to save files, but cumbersome to retrieve them as I need to login, I need to have data connection, plus I need to pay a monthly fee. SD card, like built in storage, I can retrieve the files whenever/whereever I like.
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    07-21-2015 12:17 PM
  11. Sammuel1973's Avatar
    Because I like to have all my files with me all the time.

    At the moment I have Dropbox (56GB), OneDrive (130GB), Google Drive (25GB) and Box (50GB) and finally iCloud (20GB).
    Ha, you must be a cloud hoarder. You can't retrieve your files with you at all times like in a plane (unless you wanna pay big bucks), bad internet connection area, or have limited data.
    07-21-2015 12:28 PM
  12. Sammuel1973's Avatar
    If Apple had a user replaceable battery I would ecstatic. It's the one flaw in the iPhone.

    Sent from my GORGEOUS, SEXY, AWESOME Gold 128G iPhone 6
    Would you consider an IPhone or any other phones with a metal removeable back? I know it may seem cumbersome to unscrew the back just to swap the battery vs to simply remove a plastic cover. Is that how Apple does it when their customers need to replace a dead battery?
    07-21-2015 12:47 PM
  13. Haalcyon's Avatar
    The aesthetics of a phone, IMO, shouldn't outweigh its utility at all. My 6+ looks nice to me but so does my Note 4. I don't need my 6+ to be my Note 4 and vice versa. IMO they're flagships aimed at different markets. My 6+ doesn't look better than my Note 4 to me yet it is still very very slim and offers removables. I know aesthetics are paramount to some markets. Utility is paramount to others. Aesthetics aside, I do notice my Note 4 is heavier than my 6+ but I can hold both just fine. Removables. I'll miss them and they're are going away because, IMO, profits are higher without them. Samsung is not Apple and it's a shame that they're trying to be. Why do I mention Samsung? When I think Removables that's the company that comes to mind.

    .05 cents
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    07-21-2015 12:58 PM
  14. Tartarus's Avatar
    Ha, you must be a cloud hoarder. You can't retrieve your files with you at all times like in a plane (unless you wanna pay big bucks), bad internet connection area, or have limited data.
    I'm prepared for that kind of situations. All those services provide saving files for offline usage. My biggest worry was for in Istanbul, Turkey, but even there I have an Internet connection at home. (My secondary home, where I am twice a year for 8 days)
    07-21-2015 01:03 PM
  15. qbnkelt's Avatar
    Yup, I totally agree...cloud works like a charm when you sync your files routinely; I use the cloud too. For me, it's great to save files, but cumbersome to retrieve them as I need to login, I need to have data connection, plus I need to pay a monthly fee. SD card, like built in storage, I can retrieve the files whenever/whereever I like.
    Matter or choice or preference.

    Since I began using the iPhone in 2009, I have not found a situation where I needs to save a document and couldn't keep it in my email until I reached my home computer. And this includes numerous times where I've needed to save PDFs that contained, for example, trip itineraries for work. Or PDFs of Visio documents for new systems business processes. Or network diagrams.




    Sent from my GORGEOUS, SEXY, AWESOME Gold 128G iPhone 6
    07-21-2015 01:16 PM
  16. qbnkelt's Avatar
    Would you consider an IPhone or any other phones with a metal removeable back? I know it may seem cumbersome to unscrew the back just to swap the battery vs to simply remove a plastic cover. Is that how Apple does it when their customers need to replace a dead battery?
    I would replace my battery on my iPhone. I'd go to the Apple Store.


    Sent from my GORGEOUS, SEXY, AWESOME Gold 128G iPhone 6
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    07-21-2015 01:20 PM
  17. iOS Gravity's Avatar
    Would you consider an IPhone or any other phones with a metal removeable back? I know it may seem cumbersome to unscrew the back just to swap the battery vs to simply remove a plastic cover. Is that how Apple does it when their customers need to replace a dead battery?
    2 screws near the charging port and suction cups.
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    07-21-2015 04:00 PM
  18. remipmc's Avatar
    not really, battery has never been an issue and for storage i use mostly cloud based options. i wish they had an all in one price for icloud storage, apple music, and itunes match! maybe give us a early adopter bonus or discount for being all in!
    07-21-2015 10:28 PM
  19. cocoparkjacky's Avatar
    I do want a replaceable battery, if Apple iphone 6 plus had a user replaceable battery I would be happy
    07-21-2015 10:51 PM
  20. grangerfx's Avatar
    Choice C: A fully sealed and waterproof mobile device. Wireless headphones. Wireless charging. Wireless syncing that happens without doing anything. It is about damn time!
    07-22-2015 04:17 AM
  21. shanghaichica's Avatar
    No. I have 128GB of internal storage on my 6 plus. which is plenty. Also the battery life on my 6 plus is awesome so I don't need to carry a spare.
    07-22-2015 06:18 AM
  22. JanuarJaguar's Avatar
    I know this wasn't mentioned in the topic title, but USB on the go feature would be nice, at least for me.
    07-22-2015 08:50 AM
  23. SeanHRCC's Avatar
    I know this wasn't mentioned in the topic title, but USB on the go feature would be nice, at least for me.
    LOL!

    What year is this?
    07-22-2015 10:43 AM
  24. JanuarJaguar's Avatar
    I know it sounds funny for some. In case I'm purchasing a new album via the handset, then it could be easily transferred to my Walkman. I see no harm in this.
    07-22-2015 11:25 AM
  25. SeanHRCC's Avatar
    I know it sounds funny for some. In case I'm purchasing a new album via the handset, then it could be easily transferred to my Walkman. I see no harm in this.
    Some people see no harm in rewinding cassette tapes with pencils either...lol. It's just funny that you want such an ancient tech function. It'd be like saying a VCR would be a nice feature.
    07-22-2015 02:01 PM
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