1. SHiFT.'s Avatar
    I am looking to buy an S3 around sept 1 but i am not sure if i should get 16 or 32. I am going with white for sure. I want to wait for the new nexus device to come out but i don't think i can stand iOS that much longer

    Cheers!
    SHiFT.
    08-10-2012 10:15 AM
  2. funkylogik's Avatar
    id say only get the 32gb if youre a big gamer mate. u can save music/vids to external sd card so the internal memory is mostly for apps
    08-10-2012 10:21 AM
  3. nelonez's Avatar
    id say only get the 32gb if youre a big gamer mate. u can save music/vids to external sd card so the internal memory is mostly for apps
    +1.... I got the 16gb one plus I have a 64gb card so Im good on storage...

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    ybcthanerd likes this.
    08-10-2012 10:39 AM
  4. soccerdude2014's Avatar
    If you're gonna be downloading big sized apps like infinity blade and fifa, probably yes.

    Ive downloaded quite a bit of not-so-big apps, and im not even halfway with my storage, on a 16gb model!
    08-10-2012 10:48 AM
  5. SHiFT.'s Avatar
    I am not a big gamer on my phone. I was thinking more media, movies and music. I think the 16gb should be perfect along with a 64gb card. Thanks everybody!!
    08-10-2012 10:54 AM
  6. ybcthanerd's Avatar
    I am not a big gamer on my phone. I was thinking more media, movies and music. I think the 16gb should be perfect along with a 64gb card. Thanks everybody!!
    I got a 16GB VERSION works great for me no memory card i put all my music in my play music cloud or amazon cloud

    Sent from my SGH-T999 using Android Central Forums
    08-10-2012 11:27 AM
  7. ansextra's Avatar
    For me I was able to afford the extra $50 for the peace of mind that I'll have enough internal memory space.
    08-10-2012 01:09 PM
  8. JimBen73's Avatar
    For me I was able to afford the extra $50 for the peace of mind that I'll have enough internal memory space.
    This
    08-10-2012 01:10 PM
  9. Technified's Avatar
    I bought the 16gb and put the 16gb card that came with my old lg spectrum in so I'm good lol

    Sent from my SCH-I535 using Android Central Forums
    08-10-2012 01:16 PM
  10. Roboticz's Avatar
    I got the 32GB because on my last phone (Nexus S) I got upto 13GB of 16GB used. I always thought it's better to have more space than you need instead of not enough. And 32GB wasn't that much more money.

    Plus I was worried about using an SD card slowing the phone down.
    08-10-2012 01:24 PM
  11. sharky2006's Avatar
    SD cards don't slow phones down anymore, I have a 32 gig SDHC in my 16 gig GS3 and its great. just be sure to get Class 10 card.
    08-10-2012 04:31 PM
  12. ansextra's Avatar
    SD cards don't slow phones down anymore, I have a 32 gig SDHC in my 16 gig GS3 and its great. just be sure to get Class 10 card.
    SD cards are as fast as internal memory now? I wasn't aware of that.
    08-10-2012 05:59 PM
  13. funkylogik's Avatar
    SD cards are as fast as internal memory now? I wasn't aware of that.
    they probably arent but having an sd card in the phone wont slow anything else down
    08-10-2012 06:03 PM
  14. Mellimel22's Avatar
    Having a SD card doesn't slow the phone down having the wrong SD card might

    Sent from my Nexus S 4g rockin jellybean using Tapatalk 2
    08-10-2012 07:10 PM
  15. bigddyz's Avatar
    It's cheaper to buy a micro sd card that you can take with you than pay 100 or more for internal storage

    NOT sent from a IPHONE :-)
    08-10-2012 09:07 PM
  16. gogators1974's Avatar
    I think having the 32 one is better. I hv both and one has a 16 san disk card type 4 and my 32 has a 64 type 10 pny card. Which runs super dooper fast.. The type of class on the card will make the phone run slower ir faster

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I747 using Xparent Cyan Tapatalk 2
    08-10-2012 10:11 PM
  17. gogators1974's Avatar
    they probably arent but having an sd card in the phone wont slow anything else down
    Yes the make and model of the sd card will make the phone run faster or slower. Also the class of the card.. Its best to get a class 10 card

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I747 using Xparent Cyan Tapatalk 2
    08-10-2012 10:12 PM
  18. funkylogik's Avatar
    only while the phone is reading from the card or the phone in general? i hav a crappy cheap 8gb sd in mine and it makes no difference to the phone speed weather i have it in or not
    08-10-2012 10:31 PM
  19. onslaught460's Avatar
    I can give a little insight for the sd card talk. From what I know, the class 10 cards are faster for the reading and writing of large files, such as HD video and high res pictures It's also better for taking pictures while recording video at the same time.

    I belive the Class 4 and 6 cards are actually faster for random access and the reading/writing of smaller files, such as running apps on the SD card.
    08-10-2012 11:52 PM
  20. Roboticz's Avatar
    It's cheaper to buy a micro sd card that you can take with you than pay 100 or more for internal storage

    NOT sent from a IPHONE :-)
    $100 or more??? For me the difference between 16 and 32GB was only $50!
    08-11-2012 01:55 AM
  21. GMJeff's Avatar
    The SD card standards are class 2, 4, 6 and 10.

    They rate according to data write speed. A class 2 is 2Mb per second while the 4 is 4Mb per second and the 6 and 10 are 6Mb and 10Mb per second.

    The faster the card obviously, the faster the writes to the card will be. The phone may slow down slightly, due to different manufacturers and different processes of making the cards. All in all, any lag from the cards should be minimal or even unnoticeable as long as you don't have a 1st generation micro SD that is a class 2 128 MB or something similar.

    A 32 or 64 GB class10 should be good enough for the next few years.

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    08-11-2012 02:43 AM
  22. Rackness's Avatar
    "640K ought to be enough for anybody."

    I like to have as much of my music movies pics etc stored locally just in case i am ever in a situation where I have no data connection ie hospital, office buildings etc and need entertainment so i went with the 32g. I do not have it filled up because i also have a 32g memory card as well. I did manage to fill my 32g iphone and came close to filling my razr maxx. Do i truly need the space not really but I like to have it just in case. Plus having expandable memory is reassuring as well.
    Sent from my SCH-I535 using Tapatalk 2
    08-11-2012 02:52 AM
  23. funkylogik's Avatar
    yeah but surely havin a low class sd doesnt slow down the whole phone? i get same quadrant score with it in or out
    08-11-2012 10:39 AM
  24. ScandaLeX's Avatar
    For me I was able to afford the extra $50 for the peace of mind that I'll have enough internal memory space.
    16GB is sufficient for most people; 32 is ideal--wish 32 was the standard but I digress. 32GB also will have a higher resale value; if you choose to go that route.
    08-11-2012 10:47 AM
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