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    Default SD Card in Nexus 4: What is it, if no expandable storage?

    The design of the N4 device does not provide for micro SD card expandable storage. And yet, when I examine the phone's folders with ES File Explorer, an "SD card" is referred to. Please explain. Thanks
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    Default Re: SD Card in Nexus 4: What is it, if no expandable storage?

    Simple: The OS emulates an SD card from built-in storage for apps that may require it.
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    Default Re: SD Card in Nexus 4: What is it, if no expandable storage?

    emulated..... so when you connect ur phone to PC it shows only the emulated storage and not the whole system drive.

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    Default Re: SD Card in Nexus 4: What is it, if no expandable storage?

    What Seronac said.
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    Default Re: SD Card in Nexus 4: What is it, if no expandable storage?

    Think of it more as an internal SD card.

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    Default Re: SD Card in Nexus 4: What is it, if no expandable storage?

    I'm wondering... could be partitioned space. Not sure if they bothered with making it a separate partition. Perhaps someone with specific knowledge could comment here on that point?
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    Default Re: SD Card in Nexus 4: What is it, if no expandable storage?

    FYI:

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