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why actual GB on my iphone 5 say 13.5 GB when it should be 16GB

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why actual GB on my iphone 5 say 13.5 GB when it should be 16GB

why does the actual GB on my iphone 5 say 13.5 GB when it should be 16GB?


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2012-11-12 09:23:12

why actual GB on my iphone 5 say 13.5 GB when it should be 16GB

Because some of the space is used for iOS and default apps and because there really is only 14.9 GBs which is the equivalent of 16,000,000,000 bytes.


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2012-11-12 09:23:12

why actual GB on my iphone 5 say 13.5 GB when it should be 16GB

The answer to that question can be found in this article

It's really just the way the device determines how many bytes are in a gigabyte.

This is normal behaviour for the device


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