Wondering which size iPad or iPhone to purchase?
Learn how much space things take up on iPad or iPhone to help you decide which model to purchase.
What is a ‘GB’?
Is a figure of a size of data/storage space, you don’t have to understand it too much.
1GB = 1000MB, a photo is approx. 4MB while a HD Movie uses 7GB.
How much space do i need?
Every time you install an app, or store a TV Show, Movie, Song or Photo on a iPhone/iPad it takes up storage space. You are able to purchase iPads and iPhones in different storage sizes example ’16GB, 32GB, 64GB, 128GB’ etc.
Below is a guide to how many ‘GBs’ will be used up by a particular item:
|Single item||Space Used (1000MB = 1GB)|
|App (Small – Most apps)||10 MB|
|App (Medium)||50 MB|
|App (Large – Big Game etc)||500 MB|
|HD Movie (1080p)||7 GB|
|HD TV Show (1080p)||1.8 GB|