iPod Nano Capacity [4gb only]

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by iEric, Sep 9, 2005.

  1. iEric macrumors 6502a

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    When any of you MR people get a iPod Nano 4GB...could you tell me how much the ACTUALLY capacity is?
    (Settings>About)
     
  2. clayj macrumors 604

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    3.7 GB in Settings > About. Which makes sense, since 1024 * 1024 * 1024 * 3.7 = 3972844748.8 bytes. Everyone does the ol' 1 GB = 1,000,000,000 bytes trick, when 1 GB actually equals 1,073,741,824 bytes (a difference of 7%).
     
  3. feakbeak macrumors 6502a

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    #3
    <nitpicking>
    1 GB = 1000000000 bytes
    1 GiB = 1073741824 bytes
    </nitpicking>
     
  4. capone2 macrumors regular

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    ordered one...

    ...i was told by one of the apple reps after i ordered it that it is actually 3.8! He may have been wrong ?
     
  5. iEric thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    aaahh...i just thought it was different cause it was flash memory :eek:

    thanks y'all.
     
  6. GilGrissom macrumors 65816

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    Here's a picture of the screen of one of the new black nanos, showing the size according to settings:
     

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  7. ph0rce macrumors 6502

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    god - please, not more pictures :( It's making me wanna walk to the apple store 50 miles away in london :( PLEASE HURRY UP APPLE ORDER ONLINE :D
     

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