| || |
Re: 64GB Standard, how long do you think until?
I'm not sure what leverage Google really has to persuade phone manufacturers to gimp the internal storage in their phones. It's not like they're giving them a discount on Android.
Originally Posted by benhmadison
It's almost certainly cost that's keeping internal memory low on phones. Keep in mind that any addition to the BOM cost of a phone will be multiplied by millions. If there's tens of dollars difference between a 16GB card and a 64GB eMMC, if you multiply that by 10 million phones sold that's hundreds of millions of dollars off the bottom line at the end of the year. Phone manufacturers won't take that kind of cost hit unless it's proven to be absolutely necessary to have that to sell phones. That probably won't happen until the 64GB eMMC chips get considerably less expensive.
My guess is three to four years.