JUst bought 8gb Ipod touch and have a question

Discussion in 'iPod touch' started by mdsniper7, Jun 27, 2009.

  1. mdsniper7 macrumors newbie

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    my storage on my 8gb say 7gb and my availible says 6.9 is this normal thanx
     
  2. alexbates macrumors 65816

    alexbates

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    Yeah, mine says the same thing. Thats just like what most companies that make Hard Drives say the capacity is (even though an iPod touch has flash memory). I have was is supposedly a 1.5TB HD but it is really only 1.3TB.
     
  3. JediMeister macrumors 68040

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    That's why every flash drive, hard drive, iPod on the market has the disclaimer "actual formatted capacity less" or something along those lines.
     
  4. nateo200 macrumors 68030

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    You have to keep in mind that when companys format the drive (whether it be flash, HDD, etc.) that lowers the capacity not to mention the actual operating system has to go on that same drive. I think going from 8 to 7gb is allot but hey I'm fine. You'll see this in everything.
     

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