View Poll Results: How Important is the SD Card Slot?

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  • Yes, SD Card is Extremely Important

    13 41.94%
  • No, I would've purchased anyway

    10 32.26%
  • Somewhat Important

    7 22.58%
  • OTHER

    1 3.23%
09-09-2015 08:35 PM
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  1. diesteldorf's Avatar
    Just curious. Personally, every device I've had since 2011 has been a Nexus or Moto X Developer Edition. I've gotten used to not having one and don't miss it.

    However, I am sure there are some that saw Moto's addition of an SD Slot as a huge deal.

    Are there any Samsung defectors that elected to get this phone over the Note 5 or GS6?

    I prefer internal storage and got one with 64 GB. I probably only needed 32, but I always buy up when I have the chance.

    I'd also be curious how much Moto is paying to license the technology for the SD Card slot, considering they were already very conscience of price. If it was relatively inexpensive, maybe they did it specifically to try to pick off Samsung customers that were upset.

    I'll be curious to see if Samsung changes course when the next Note/Galaxy S Phone is released?
    09-05-2015 06:59 PM
  2. Linebarrel86's Avatar
    Not at all.

    I consider it a bonus. But it was in no way critical to my decision.
    On2Vegas, Clocks and DC Wuff like this.
    09-05-2015 07:19 PM
  3. RikkiRay's Avatar
    Not at all.

    I consider it a bonus. But it was in no way critical to my decision.
    What he said ^^^.
    09-05-2015 09:05 PM
  4. Ry's Avatar
    Coming from the first gen Moto X, nope.
    09-05-2015 09:24 PM
  5. globster2000's Avatar
    I think its a plus but not a decision maker... my main concern is battery life and bugs.... my 2013 was great but it seemed after lollipop it just felt too old

    Posted via the Android Central App
    dmark44 likes this.
    09-05-2015 09:25 PM
  6. appmy's Avatar
    None.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    09-06-2015 01:29 AM
  7. Almeuit's Avatar
    Other - It will never be an important deciding factor for me. I have had phones with SD cards and still do not use them.
    09-06-2015 04:54 AM
  8. kj11's Avatar
    Fairly important, I've used the same card for a few years now, I've got thousands of pictures and songs on it, quick and easy when changing phones to just pop it in
    Ntchwaidumela and Uncle Louie like this.
    09-06-2015 06:51 AM
  9. jephanie's Avatar
    No bearing on my decision at all.

    Sent from my XT1060 using Tapatalk
    09-06-2015 07:33 AM
  10. RHChan84's Avatar
    Very important. 64GB was cutting it close to enough for me to just delete movies every once in a while to put new ones on. But if they came out with a 128GB version then I would have no need for SD card slot.
    09-06-2015 07:38 AM
  11. davidnc's Avatar
    Having a SD Card had no impact on my decision to purchase this phone.

    Sent from my Nexus 6
    09-06-2015 07:59 AM
  12. 8livesleft's Avatar
    Major deal in my case. That's why I got an LG G4 after being a samsung user since the original Galaxy S.



    Sent from my LG-H818 using Tapatalk
    Ntchwaidumela likes this.
    09-06-2015 08:20 AM
  13. mrsmumbles's Avatar
    It's a big deal to me too. Thats why I'm planning to get a 2015 Moto G.
    09-06-2015 08:46 AM
  14. sixty_four's Avatar
    It's a nice-to-have feature for me but far from a deal breaker.
    09-06-2015 08:48 AM
  15. 0mni's Avatar
    I use 4G and WIFI most of the time so it was never a deciding factor in what phone I got unless that phone had less storage than I could handle =), I have over 3TB online storage wrapped up in OneDrive and Dropbox so storage is not really a factor. I would however have never said no to an SD card slot in my Galaxy S6.
    09-06-2015 08:52 AM
  16. ewak12321's Avatar
    Very important because phones without sd cards are more expensive and 16 gb is not enough, 32gb is still little bit too small. Sd cards are cheaper than extra internal memory. I can carry everything more or less important, offline access everywhere no worries about roaming costs, data plans limits, weak cell signals. Much easier switch to new device

    Sent from my GT-I9295 using Tapatalk
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    09-06-2015 09:32 AM
  17. appmy's Avatar
    Very important because phones without sd cards are more expensive and 16 gb is not enough, 32gb is still little bit too small. Sd cards are cheaper than extra internal memory. I can carry everything more or less important, offline access everywhere no worries about roaming costs, data plans limits, weak cell signals. Much easier switch to new device

    Sent from my GT-I9295 using Tapatalk
    I considered the cost when I was deciding between the 16gb and 32gb models. I found the cost to be similar or the cost of the 32 maybe actually be "less" expensive over the entire time you have the phone.

    A good quality Class 10 card will cost $15-$20 dollars and the resale value of a 32gb model over a 16gb is around $30-50.

    The proposition of the convenience of adequate internal storage versus break even cost of using a MicroSD made me choose the 32gb model.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    dmark44 likes this.
    09-06-2015 10:22 AM
  18. dmaynard83's Avatar
    Anyone have a suggestion on which SD card they are going to use on their pure?

    Sent from my XT1096 using Tapatalk
    09-06-2015 12:30 PM
  19. Ntchwaidumela's Avatar
    I've used microSD cards in all the phones I've owned that had that option. It's really easy to transfer data; photos, music, etc. And, up until this phone, the most internal memory has been 32GB. At this time, my Note 4 only has 6GB internal memory left. But without the SD card, I'd probably have no room left. I bought a Samsung 128GB card several months ago and I definitely wanted to keep it.
    09-06-2015 02:04 PM
  20. BoneDigger's Avatar
    Very important for me. I keep music and videos on it.

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I317 using Tapatalk
    09-06-2015 02:06 PM
  21. Riccardo C's Avatar
    there is just something satisfing knowing all i gotta do is pull it out and plug it in and all my music and pics are there.. I was was trying to back up my wifes photos to th ecould and it took a lot of time..
    dmark44 likes this.
    09-07-2015 04:16 PM
  22. Clocks's Avatar
    For me it was a nice bonus. I can manage on 32gb just fine (I usually have about 18gb free). But why not? I also ordered the 64gb version because, why not?
    09-07-2015 04:44 PM
  23. Ry's Avatar
    I almost went 16 GB.

    Posted via Android Central App (Moto X)
    09-07-2015 05:09 PM
  24. dmark44's Avatar
    It would've been very important to me if 32gb was the max capacity. I'm going to splurge for the 64gb, so I should have plenty of memory. So for me the slot will be a nice bonus.

    I will insert an SD card just so I can easily back up data from a couple of apps that still don't back up to the cloud.
    09-07-2015 05:37 PM
  25. dmark44's Avatar
    I wonder if this is the 1st Moto X that they included the SD card slot just because it's so big now it was easy to fit it in!

    I'm sure differentiation helped too.
    09-07-2015 05:41 PM
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