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  1. Delirious D's Avatar
    it really all depends on what you need. i have the 32gb (mostly because i need to keep my monthly bill somewhat affordable)
    At the end of every month i clear out all the pictures off my phone and put them on an external hard drive which i keep locked in a safe.. Also have many cloud options. I keep school work on MS cloud and BS stuff on googles. and some apps only backup on dropbox... lol so 32gb works for me.

    if you can afford upgrade i would say sure why not.
    08-29-2015 02:10 PM
  2. eclectic11's Avatar
    I got the 32gb last week because they didn't have the 64 gb. They have them now and I can exchange it but is it worth $100? I have about 12 gigs left on the 32gb model but don't know if that's enough for a while. What do you guys think I should do? Keep the 32 or get the 64 gb?

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    I contemplated this and there are so many ways around the storage issue. I was foing to get the 64 but decided to get the 32 and save $100 because in my note 4 still had 14 GB free based on my use for apps etc. I also had a 64 GB sd card in my note that I was only using 10 GB after almost a year. I was researching and talking to others who have used the external sd card adapter in the link and you just plug it in to your phone to get/transfer your movies and photos. Great price and definitely less than $100 bucks. I don't store music on my phone I stream on AT&T unlimited. There are others that support both flash drives and SD cards both.

    Dash Micro - Mini MicroSD Card Reader for Android, with Case & USB-MicroUSB Adapter, White https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00RA0B39A...cUvbUpU4647786

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    08-30-2015 12:44 AM
  3. Alan FL's Avatar
    While I would love to swap mine for the 64 it's apparently not an option in white on Verizon. Just got off the phone with a VZN. rep who couldn't even order one on his system. Not that I NEED 64 GBs but it's nice to have and helps with resale value.
    I'm no expert, but I've looked around the net a bit trying to decide which version I should buy.
    What I found in my unscientific survey is that you get about the same amount back that you pay out for the extra storage.
    So if the 32gb model sells for $500 (privately), the 64gb go for around $80 (or so) more, so you won't benefit by buying more storage than you need thinking about a higher resale value. YMMV.
    11-25-2015 10:17 AM
  4. stronggeek's Avatar
    No... not for my needs anyway. It's mainly because of cloud storage and I'm streaming almost everything. I transfer and/or have backups of almost everything my phone so the extra 32 would be wasted upon me. If this phone was my only source of entertainment, if I played a lot of games or I didn't use google music, netflix (as mentioned by itsnotmeitsyou above) or dropbox and so on as in the past then maybe... but times have changed and so have I!

    Tis nice to have choices though.
    11-26-2015 12:07 AM
  5. Sctrojansintx's Avatar

    Have the 64 and have bout 15-20 apps installed currently and still have plenty of room
    11-26-2015 07:05 AM
  6. smalba's Avatar
    So a few months with my 32 gig note 5 and I regret not upgrading. I can't fit all my music so I'm stuck streaming everything off of Google play. The phone is amazing but I made a mistake on the low storage.

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    11-26-2015 09:29 AM
  7. QuazMang's Avatar
    I'm on T-Mobile's jump program. I just tried out the V10 for a month.. loved it but needed to try the Note 5. I wasn't sure if I was going to want to keep it or not so I stuck with 32 just in case.. I wonder if they would make me use a jump if I wanted to upgrade to the 64 within 15 days or something.. I'd probably have to pay a restocking fee.
    02-27-2016 09:26 PM
  8. double923's Avatar
    I went with the 64gb at the beginning. Granted, i don't have a lot store on device, most contents are on the cloud. However as of now, i have 30gb available space on my device. The bottom line is, if you can afford to upgrade to 64gb, I would. Or wait for Note 6 and upgrade to 64gb note 6.
    02-28-2016 10:11 AM
  9. athomas917's Avatar
    If you are considering this primarily for music and video storage, you can always use a USB drive via an adapter or a USB 2go which has a micro USB built in.

    If you are a power user and want the space for more apps or more elbow room for future OS updates then the 64gb might be a better option.

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    02-28-2016 11:24 AM
  10. TTQ225's Avatar
    I got 64Gb about 4 months ago. I have 20Gb taken by the system and apps. I have no music stored on this phone, very few documents and about 340 pics. If I had 32Gb of memory, I would be very worried. I say go for 64, it's a must in absence of a microSD slot.

    Posted on shiny naked titanium silver Note 5
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    02-28-2016 01:10 PM
  11. vamp07's Avatar
    I'm fine with 32 because I'm on tmobile and steam everything. Having said that always get twice the maximum you will need. Having to think about storage is a huge ways of time.
    03-01-2016 12:55 PM
  12. ctvette2003's Avatar
    I got 64Gb about 4 months ago. I have 20Gb taken by the system and apps. I have no music stored on this phone, very few documents and about 340 pics. If I had 32Gb of memory, I would be very worried. I say go for 64, it's a must in absence of a microSD slot.

    Posted on shiny naked titanium silver Note 5
    I agree, I have free 30 gig on Box, 20 gig on One Drive and for my business i have 1tb on drop box. I also have 64gig phone so I have way more then Ill ever use.
    03-01-2016 06:22 PM
  13. JPK567's Avatar
    32GB is more then enough storage for me.
    03-02-2016 07:45 AM
  14. triplejnj's Avatar
    Before purchasing I was in the same predicament. Ended up going with the 64GB and glad I did. Keep this in mind -- if you plan to get the Gear VR, you will need a lot of extra space for the downloadable content. Many of the files are several GB in size. Also, I don't like being forced to remove pics off of the phone on a regular basis. If you can swing it, get it.
    03-02-2016 10:14 AM
  15. Collin Carter1's Avatar
    This is what I did and I still have the 32 gb Note 5. I went t9 Amazon and got me an OTG adapter for my 200 gb micro sd card. Now given anytime I wanna use it I have to plug it into my phone but to me it's well worth it.

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    03-07-2016 03:06 PM
  16. Dominick079's Avatar
    I would go with the 64 GB version of the Note 5. I personally prefer internal storage to expandable storage. I honestly hope they don't bring back expandable storage with the Note 6 and just offer 32,64 and 128 GB versions of the phone. If they do I will be purchasing the 128 GB version of the Note 6. But because the S7 brought back expandable storage I expect the Note 6 will also. Then I will just get the 64 GB version.

    Posted Via The AT&T Note 5
    03-07-2016 03:42 PM
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