16GB of storage on a phone isn’t nearly enough. This is a post I’ve been thinking about writing forever but never got around to because I kept reading rumors that the next version of the iPhone wouldn’t have a 16GB model to choose from. But now I’m seeing rumors that the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus might have 16GB starter models. So here we go.
Like many people in the world who want an awesome new phone, I’ve bought a few 16GB iPhone models in the past. The reason is simple: I wanted the best new phone and, since phones are expensive, I went with the cheapest option.
That changed when I bought my most recent phone: the iPhone 6 Plus. I made sure to get a 64GB model which had 4 times the amount of storage as my last iPhone (a 16GB model). And guess what… I’m wishing I had gotten the 128GB model!
Now I realize that for plenty of people there simply isn’t an option. You’ve gotta go with whatever you’ve got the money to spend. Fine. Proceed. But IF you have an option I highly recommend going for a phone model with more storage than 64GB. Even a jump to 32GB in your phone can be a luxurious ...