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    Default 16gb memory = 11.7gb. Is that too low?

    I know that when you look at the actual memory of a drive it is always less than it is supposed to be. (an 8gb drive may actually be 7gb, for example). I just received a new Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 with 16 gb memory, however the drive is actually 11.7gb. I expected it to be less than 16, but is this too low? If you have the 16 gb version, is this similar to what you found?
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    Default Re: 16gb memory = 11.7gb. Is that too low?

    Sounds about right.

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    Default Re: 16gb memory = 11.7gb. Is that too low?

    Quote Originally Posted by johnnb View Post
    I know that when you look at the actual memory of a drive it is always less than it is supposed to be. (an 8gb drive may actually be 7gb, for example). I just received a new Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 with 16 gb memory, however the drive is actually 11.7gb. I expected it to be less than 16, but is this too low? If you have the 16 gb version, is this similar to what you found?
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    Android itself is about 3GB.

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    Default Re: 16gb memory = 11.7gb. Is that too low?

    Most of your media will get stored on the external SD card, and just your applications go onto the 16GB partition. Unless you're a bigtime gamer, that should be enough. Just throw a 32GB SD card in for storage and you'll be good.

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