Average App storage space

Discussion in 'iPad' started by baummer, Mar 8, 2011.

  1. baummer macrumors 6502a

    Jan 18, 2005
    Southern California
    On average, how much space do applications take up? I know some applications are smaller than others, and a lot of them use cloud storage, but surely there are some apps that use local client storage.

    I am basically trying to determine whether a 16GB or 32GB iPad 2 is the way to go. I won't be putting my entire music library on it, nor do I plan on having a ton of movies or TV shows, which I know would eat up a majority of local storage.

    Thanks for any information.
  2. poloponies Suspended

    May 3, 2010
    As with apps on your computer, there is no "average"; some are a very few MB, others are over 1GB (the excellent "The Elements" is a whopping 1.7GB, as are GPS apps with self-contained maps; some games are also hogs). If you go to the iTunes store and search for apps that you think would be useful their sizes are noted on their information page.

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