Do I Need 32 GB with iPhone 3G S

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by bildio, Jun 20, 2009.

  1. bildio macrumors regular

    Sep 13, 2008
    New Jersey
    I have a 16 GB 2G ipod touch. Currently using 2.0 GB of 16 GB. I plan to purchase the iPhone 3G S. I think 16 GB should be more than enough based on my ipod touch storage. I may take take some photos with the iPhone, & will take little or no videos. Even if I do take videos, I should be able to copy to PC for storage, correct?

    Is 16 GB storage capacity close to equivalent (overhead) on ipod touch & iPhone?
  2. citron230 macrumors 6502a


    Dec 17, 2007
    San Diego, CA
    It doesn't hurt. I had a 16GB 2G and 3G. I definitely was pushing max capacity with music and apps. Many times I could not sync photos because I ran out of room. I also had to opt to keep the video podcasts and so forth off as well.
    Now with 32GB I was able to add more playlists, photos, podcasts, tv shows, and a movie. I still have 5.9GB to spare. For the extra $100 it is worth having double capacity.
  3. dagomike macrumors 65816

    Jun 22, 2007
    No, 32 GB is ridiculous. Basically the 32 GB (~30 GB) can hold almost 18 copies of The Dark Knight. It can hold over 19 hours of iPhone video. So, no, no reason to "need" 32. Of course, I bought the 32GB anyway, cause, you know, you never know. :cool:
  4. rKunda macrumors 65816


    Jul 14, 2008
    I had the 16GB 3G, got the 16GB 3G S. You could fill 32GB I'm sure, but really, with the slightest amount of management, 16GB is plenty. It was/is for me, anyway.
  5. randy98mtu macrumors 65816


    Mar 4, 2009
    My 8 gig original iPhone always has less then 500 meg available. I am on vacation now and wanted to put movies and music on it for the trip but didn't have room. Having another 22 gig (29-7 available for both empty) will enable me to put more music selection and have room for movies/videos and to record video if I want.
  6. bruinsrme macrumors 603


    Oct 26, 2008
    I agree the 32GB is way over kill.
    So I go one for me and one for my son
  7. Opie macrumors 6502a


    Jun 17, 2008
    Yes. If it were more that 100 dollars probably wouldn't have done it but I must say it is nice to have 300 songs 6 full length movies and still have 20gigs left.
  8. t0mat0 macrumors 603


    Aug 29, 2006
    Some may have no need. But then why is there a 120GB iPod Classic? Because some want the capacity.
    I know a friend who got one yesterday and has 10GB left already. Get a movie or two on there, and you've got some space for recording an hour or two of video.
  9. BrownManUPS macrumors 6502a


    Jul 30, 2007
    I got the 16. Don't really need all the space.
  10. dwd3885 macrumors 68020

    Dec 10, 2004
    well I was going to settle for the 16gb, but then I realized that I already have less than a gig of free space on my 3G iPhone. So I opted for the 32gb. I listen to numerous podcasts which take up space, and it's nice to sync photos on the phone to show people, especially with a baby coming in August. Now, I know I could just use picasaweb or mobile me gallery to store the photos and show people from the phone, but the experience is much faster when they are locally stored. I like having a lot of music on the phone. I do have a 4gb iPod nano, but sold my original iPod when I got the iPhone to consolidate devices.

    And also with the video recording capability, I see myself having video on the phone. It all depends on what kind of user you might be.
  11. Icaras macrumors 603


    Mar 18, 2008
    California, United States
    Though happy that I was to finally have a 32GB iPhone, unfortunately for me, 32GB still only represents a fraction of my music library. And I'm not even loading my iphone with digital copies of movies.

    I'm hoping to see a 64GB next year, personally.

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