128GB or 64GB 6s+?

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  1. SDAVE macrumors 68040

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    I want to move to a 6s+ from a 6 (64GB). I load a lot of FLACs and use my iPhone as a media player, but 64GB seemed sufficient. I'd like a bigger screen and better battery life.
     
  2. Spink10 macrumors 601

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    Sounds like you answered your own question - if 64GB is sufficient go for it!
     
  3. viperGTS macrumors 65816

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    Obviously the 128 GB is a better choice, but you have to decide whether it's worth the extra $100.
     
  4. SDAVE thread starter macrumors 68040

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    Indeed. I went with the 128, I figured it may have better resale value later anyway.

    Definitely. $100 is a lot if you think about it, but not when 64GB is $849. Apple's profit margins are insane.
     
  5. viperGTS macrumors 65816

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    I agree. I'd love to see their reasoning behind them... I'm sure it's purely profit-based.
     
  6. SDAVE thread starter macrumors 68040

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    Purely profit. They make their money back and then some on the "s" variants. Pretty smart imo. $949 for a phone is insane, but the only reason I'm getting it is because I don't want a 128GB iPad Air 2. I don't like the iPads.

    Now that Apple Music is super integrated, most people won't need 64GB. I have a feeling iPhone 7 will still have a 16GB as a base model.
     
  7. viperGTS macrumors 65816

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    I wouldn't be surprised if 16GB stays. It certainly doesn't seem to be going away any time soon.
     
  8. SDAVE thread starter macrumors 68040

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    Definitely. Apple looks at the bottom line now, it's just another tech company - a good one.

    The people who will need 64GB and 128GB are niche. I really doubt many people use these phones like me, I load them up with FLAC files and use the Apple Lightning to USB cable to connect to my Amp + Headphones. It works magically.
     
  9. Will22 macrumors 65816

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    I would like them to have more space as I'm running low on a 128gb image.png
     
  10. iMacDragon macrumors 65816

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    In my experience, the smaller the storage, the better the resale value as a percentage of original price, actually.
     
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    I agree with this...

    I bought 128G but I am currently using about 32G without trying to save space, so I should have probably just got the 64G model.
     
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  13. iMacDragon macrumors 65816

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    Indeed, so only really consider storage space in terms of what you need. People are not willing to pay the same increments for storage space second hand as new, so the resulting price will inevitably be comparatively lower.
     
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    I'd get a 64GB or a 128GB if you have the money. Always better to have enough than not enough. :)
     
  15. S.T.A.R. macrumors regular

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    Not in my experience as an eBay seller.
     
  16. johnhurley macrumors 6502a

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    I just moved from 64 gb 5s to 128 gb 6s+ ... I am lazy and keep a bunch of music on my phone plus over time pictures grow up to several gb's.

    I now have another 55 gb to grow plus can stick several movies etc onto it for the occasional long flights.

    With the only minor price difference to me it's a no brainer to max out on storage.
     
  17. apeaceofstrange macrumors member

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    I've had the 64gb since release and just bought a 128gb off swappa because i was running out of space. Don't think I'll go below 128 again because I like the majority of my music stored on the phone.
     
  18. Mike B in ok macrumors member

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    I got 128, but would get 64 if I had it to do over Again. It feels strange with my phone having four times as much storage as my tablet (new iPad Pro).
     
  19. apeaceofstrange macrumors member

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    I'm very happy with my switch to 128 I was able to download my entire music library and still have 57gb free
     
  20. SDAVE thread starter macrumors 68040

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    Got the 128. Oh well. At least it will have good resale value :)
     
  21. cynics macrumors G3

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    It will in the general sense of the word but not when compared to initial investment. Might get $25 -50 dollars more over a 64gb.

    It's a good choice for the type of media you are using though.
     
  22. SDAVE thread starter macrumors 68040

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    I had the 6 64GB and like it, wanted to wait until iPhone 7 but passing on the 6 to a family member.

    I probably will wait for the iPhone 7s.
     
  23. cynics macrumors G3

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    As far as resale goes you get the most out of the additional storage the sooner it's sold. Once the 7S is out is when you only get around 20 dollars more for initial 100 dollar investment.
     
  24. SDAVE thread starter macrumors 68040

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    You also forget that you're using this device every day, so you're also gaining that aspect of it in value.
     

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