How does Windows Explorer report the iPhone's capacity?

Gjwilly

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Don't know if I never noticed it before or what but after installing iOS5-b3, my 16GB 3GS is showing a capacity of over 18GB in Windows Explorer.

Anybody else seeing weird numbers like that?
 

Intell

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There have been reports of this in the past. I'm not sure where it gets the number from though.
 
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Nicolas4ever

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that's also happening to me. it says from the first time i bought it that it has 18,5GB,it's weird!!!:p
 
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Ksizzle9

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My 32gb usually shows 54.6gb available is u look at it in windows explorer
 
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Nicolas4ever

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Wirelessly posted (Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; CPU iPhone OS 5_0 like Mac OS X) AppleWebKit/534.46 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/5.0.2 Mobile/9A5259f Safari/6533.18.5)

My 32gb usually shows 54.6gb available is u look at it in windows explorer
really ? woah:eek:.That means that a 64gb idevice like an ipad 2 will be in the windows explorer like a 100gb idevice great
 
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