1. MrRJ's Avatar
    That has always been my opinion I first joined this site I had so many people argue with me tell me I'm giving bad advice. I was actually told when discussing six with long time active member who still posts a lot today ( no name mention) if only model u can "afford" is 16 gb you shouldn't have a iPhone. I think statements like that are absurd " if you only using it for calling you don't need a iPhone" like everyone needs use there phone there entire life or something. People are different lifestyles are different. If low class citizen can only afford a 16gb they should have that option. That's beauty of the world were all different. Get what u need and what fits your budget and ignore everyone else. I know someone who still uses a 8gb 5c.
    I can 'afford' 128gb. I can 'afford' a gold Apple Watch. But I don't need or want them. What one can 'afford' is often not the important factor and just because you may well have the money to buy the larger storage option doesn't always mean you should. Buy what will meet your requirements. If you want an iPhone for very basic tasks, the 16gb is what you need. If you want to carry as much media as possible, you'll need more. Buying more storage for the sake of it seems silly to me, but what do I know!? I seem to be the minority.
    10-11-2015 11:49 AM
  2. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    The 6S is really disappointing me with the storage. On my iPhone 5S is more storage free and jailbroken what use the most space and I never got any problems with it.

    iPhone 5S
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    iPhone 6S
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    36 apps won't take that much space, unless they're huge ones like Asphalt 8. What else you got? Messages? Email?
    10-11-2015 12:06 PM
  3. MasterDarque's Avatar
    The 6S is really disappointing me with the storage. On my iPhone 5S is more storage free and jailbroken what use the most space and I never got any problems with it.

    iPhone 5S
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    iPhone 6S
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    So, you're comparing your iPhone 5s which is on a jailbroken iOS 8.4 to your new iPhone 6s, which is on the stock, non-jailbroken version of iOS 9.0, and there's a storage discrepancy between the two devices? With the 6s having less available storage? Just putting this out there as a theory but maybe the fact that you're on two DIFFERENT versions of iOS - with one of them being an older, jailbroken release MIGHT have something to do with this variation in available storage. You're not really comparing Apples to Apples storage wise here (pun intended). Yes, both are 16gb devices, but... they're not on the same version of iOS, as well - one of them is also jailbroken. Maybe your 5s being on a jailbroken iOS 8.4 could be the reason why you have more storage available on it than on your stock iOS 9.0 6s, idk??
    I guess if jail breaking IS the reason for this discrepancy, then all I can say for you and your new 6s is to wait/hope for the iOS 9.x jailbreak to happen...
    10-11-2015 12:09 PM
  4. MrRJ's Avatar
    So, you're comparing your iPhone 5s which is on a jailbroken iOS 8.4 to your new iPhone 6s, which is on the stock, non-jailbroken version of iOS 9.0, and there's a storage discrepancy between the two devices? With the 6s having less available storage? Just putting this out there as a theory but maybe the fact that you're on two DIFFERENT versions of iOS - with one of them being an older, jailbroken release MIGHT have something to do with this variation in available storage. You're not really comparing Apples to Apples storage wise here (pun intended). Yes, both are 16gb devices, but... they're not on the same version of iOS, as well - one of them is also jailbroken. Maybe your 5s being on a jailbroken iOS 8.4 could be the reason why you have more storage available on it than on your stock iOS 9.0 6s, idk??
    I guess if jail breaking IS the reason for this discrepancy, then all I can say for you and your new 6s is to wait/hope for the iOS 9.x jailbreak to happen...
    ...but didn't apple say there would be more space available in iOS 9? Maybe I'm wrong...
    10-11-2015 12:53 PM
  5. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    ...but didn't apple say there would be more space available in iOS 9? Maybe I'm wrong...
    That was in reference to the space iOS 9 would need to download. That was for download only. It has no bearing on the space you now have available.
    10-11-2015 12:59 PM
  6. johnmed3's Avatar
    I have the 64 gb. Can't do 16, I had 16 gab iPhone 6 abd kept running out of space. Not any more 😀 !!!
    10-11-2015 07:25 PM
  7. ladyc0524's Avatar
    I have the 64GB 6+ and ordered the same for my 6S+. I can't do 16 anymore. The last time I had a 16GB iPhone my available storage was less than 1GB
    10-11-2015 07:58 PM
  8. Aceroller's Avatar
    Well now I sure do fee alone in the 16GB category haha!!
    You all have interesting answers, though!

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    I am fine with 16GB. I keep all my pictures on the Google Photos app, and I use Spotify for music (I do keep a few playlists downloaded for offline use). I have about 35+ apps and about 5.5GB free. With 16GB you DO have to manage the storage (deleting photos after being backed up, etc.) but works for me..........your mileage may vary.


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    10-11-2015 09:11 PM
  9. TwitchyPuppy's Avatar
    I am fine with 16GB. I keep all my pictures on the Google Photos app, and I use Spotify for music (I do keep a few playlists downloaded for offline use). I have about 35+ apps and about 5.5GB free. With 16GB you DO have to manage the storage (deleting photos after being backed up, etc.) but works for me..........your mileage may vary.


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    This is EXACTLY what I do!
    Google Photos auto backup and Spotify for music streaming (my carrier does not count data used toward that).


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    10-11-2015 09:23 PM
  10. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    I have a back up of photos in Google Photos, but most of my photos are in Box. I like it best of them all.
    10-11-2015 09:30 PM
  11. TwitchyPuppy's Avatar
    Oh? I will have to check that one out =)


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    10-11-2015 09:38 PM
  12. famousherself's Avatar
    So, you're comparing your iPhone 5s which is on a jailbroken iOS 8.4 to your new iPhone 6s, which is on the stock, non-jailbroken version of iOS 9.0, and there's a storage discrepancy between the two devices? With the 6s having less available storage? Just putting this out there as a theory but maybe the fact that you're on two DIFFERENT versions of iOS - with one of them being an older, jailbroken release MIGHT have something to do with this variation in available storage. You're not really comparing Apples to Apples storage wise here (pun intended). Yes, both are 16gb devices, but... they're not on the same version of iOS, as well - one of them is also jailbroken. Maybe your 5s being on a jailbroken iOS 8.4 could be the reason why you have more storage available on it than on your stock iOS 9.0 6s, idk??
    I guess if jail breaking IS the reason for this discrepancy, then all I can say for you and your new 6s is to wait/hope for the iOS 9.x jailbreak to happen...
    You don't need to explain it. I get it, 2 different iOS, device and everything. Apple said with proud iOS 9 takes 2GB space and didn't said anything about the other system storage what's used. And I'm sure I'm not the only one who was surprised by seeing '11.8gb free' so at the end is your conclusion more than logic after all. And ya I really need a jailbreak too. I don't update my iPhone just in case when 9.0 is only jail breakable. You never know...
    10-11-2015 10:17 PM
  13. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    Oh? I will have to check that one out =)


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    I like the Box Notes feature. I create a lot of folders and sub folders. Got my images all organized.
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    10-12-2015 12:42 AM
  14. svc1314's Avatar
    I always max out on gb. I also have 50gb for iCloud because I don't have a laptop (so everything backs up on iCloud ).

    It's a 4k camera and I plan on taking advantage of that.
    10-12-2015 01:12 AM
  15. JakePleasants's Avatar
    I bought a 64GB last year (because they didn't have any 128GBs in stock), but this year I was able to snag a 128GB and I'm very happy about it. I have several thousand songs and well as dozens and dozens of movies from iTunes, so I can fill it up in no time (my iPad Air 2 is 128GB as well and it's filled to the brim).
    10-12-2015 01:29 PM
  16. knotsure's Avatar
    I bought my wife and I 128gb iPhone 6s. We have babies and an older kid and take a ton of pics and videos. I also like to randomly look at older pics or show somebody something I took a picture of a while back. Plus I don't want to have to buy a new phone soon so trying to get a good value with my purchase. One more thing, I do not want to be tied to the cloud! I want my music and apps and whatever on my device so it's there even when I have little or no signal. I do travel all over town and the country so I may have a good signal today and nothing tomorrow. Plus it's available and I want it😀
    10-12-2015 02:46 PM
  17. joe_m_p's Avatar
    I picked up the 64 GB. I like to download a bunch of tv episodes and movies at a time and watch them at work so 16 GB wouldn't do it for me.
    10-12-2015 04:34 PM
  18. mustang7757's Avatar
    I got my wife the 16gb , i feel that if you put your pictures on the phone iCloud can only save 5gb free so you end up going to different cloud storage like google drive or Dropbox , if you download a lot of apps or games then definitely go bigger but if it's just pictures don't you want them in bigger storage cloud in case something happens to your phone.
    10-12-2015 07:37 PM
  19. TwitchyPuppy's Avatar
    So the old saying is only half true!
    Size really DOES matter. Depending on how you use it.


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    10-13-2015 06:42 AM
  20. Rob Phillips's Avatar
    I went with the 128GB 6s Plus this time around. I had a 64GB 6 Plus and ran into storage issues, mostly because of movies and shows (I have two kids and like to keep a healthy amount of entertainment on there for when we travel). The extra $100 was worth it to me. I don't want to have to worry about managing my storage.


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    10-13-2015 06:51 AM
  21. Spencerdl's Avatar
    "It's better to have and not need, than to need and not have"...Go BIG or stay home. This works for ME. I purchased the 128gb Space Gray 6 Plus and 6s Plus, so I wouldn't have to worry about "managing" space. I'm able to keep past, present and future "stuff" on my device so when I need/want ...It's there without the hassle of going to get it. Modern technology is AWESOME.
    10-13-2015 07:13 AM
  22. Shawn Schrader's Avatar
    "It's better to have and not need, than to need and not have"...Go BIG or stay home. This works for ME. I purchased the 128gb Space Gray 6 Plus and 6s Plus, so I wouldn't have to worry about "managing" space. I'm able to keep past, present and future "stuff" on my device so when I need/want ...It's there without the hassle of going to get it. Modern technology is AWESOME.

    That's fine and dandy as your opinion but there's no reason to bash others for there choosing. I couldn't afford anything more then 16 on contract so I shouldn't of had a iPhone ? I can't count high enough to add all people who made fun of me on here. People on here need chill out leave others alone for what they chose.
    10-13-2015 09:11 PM
  23. Spencerdl's Avatar
    That's fine and dandy as your opinion but there's no reason to bash others for there choosing. I couldn't afford anything more then 16 on contract so I shouldn't of had a iPhone ? I can't count high enough to add all people who made fun of me on here. People on here need chill out leave others alone for what they chose.
    Wait a minute...SLOW DOWN....I didn't bash anyone. and watch youself...PERIOD!!! Read MY post before jumping to conclusions....ENOUGH said.
    10-13-2015 09:17 PM
  24. Shawn Schrader's Avatar
    Wait a minute...SLOW DOWN....I didn't bash anyone. and watch youself...PERIOD!!! Read MY post before jumping to conclusions....ENOUGH said.
    I didn't say YOU lol if I was saying anyone specific I would mention names sorry if you took it that way I didn't mean YOU sorry spencer and as far as the other part I meant it as a question like saying so I couldn't afford biggest one I shouldn't of had one ? Was kinda a question.


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    10-13-2015 09:19 PM
  25. Spencerdl's Avatar
    This works for ME.
    Oh okay...this is one of the main reasons I make it known what works for "ME"
    10-13-2015 09:20 PM
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