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Old 01-05-2012, 06:59 PM
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Default Samsung Galaxy S WiFi 3.6 not 8GB

I bought the 8GB version of the Samsung Galaxy S WiFi 3.6 but was startled to find in the settings the following...

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Total Space: 4.73GB
Available Space: 4.55GB

If my PMP is supposed to be 8GB why is it telling me total space is 4.73GB. This is quite misleading.

Please advise
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Old 01-05-2012, 07:47 PM
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Could be for the same reason that my 5.0 version has only 5GB of internal memory,the other 3GB are used for system stuff.
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Old 01-05-2012, 07:54 PM
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Because that memory is partitioned between system files and data for apps. So what you can use is actually that 5ish gb
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Old 01-05-2012, 08:25 PM
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^What they said^
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Old 01-05-2012, 09:10 PM
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Hence, the need for the card slot. 5gb is not nearly enough just to hold my music much less apps and videos. It's the same way with the cards in that you will get less useable memory space than what is advertised. A 32gb card will only have 29gb worth of storage that can be used.
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