8GB or 16GB iPod?

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  1. lcdec
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    I have 4GB of music. 17MB of pictures. I will occasionally watch videos. So I will probably use 1GB for movie trailers. That's a total of about 5GB and 20MB. Which should I choose? The 16GB or 8GB model. I also don't like deleting stuff when I run out of space and I will expect to download more albums in the future. So which one should I buy? Thanks.
     
  2. m3rox

    m3rox GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    You actually download movie trailers? Who does that?

    Anyway, it sounds like you'll be wanting the 16gb (also sounds like you're talking about the ipod touch).
     
  3. VVoltz

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    You never had "enough" space. In a couple of years you'll have 3Gigs of music and 5Gigs of movies if not more. If it's not budget related get the biggest you can afford.
     
  4. Isaiah

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    lol i think ipods really need expansion memory
     
  5. CRXsi

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    Took the words right out of my mouth.
     
  6. Raki

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    get the 16 GB version...you may soon start to download lots of music/videos/podcast and run out of space...even 16GB would be to small in my opinion...120 GB ipod ftw [​IMG]
    I started of with 8 GB of music 5 GB of video...now I'm at 11Gb of music, 7 GB of video and 30 GB of podcasts in about a month [​IMG]
     
  7. Tozarian

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    get an external hard drive crack open your ipod that you dont have and find a way to interface the hard drvie with the internal memory. close up your ipod and get a couple rolls of duct tape and then tape your ipod to the hard drive and carry around a car battery with you so you will never run out of battery life.
     
  8. lcdec
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    Thanks for the help guys, but I decided to get the 8GB, I only use the iPod to workout because my Zune is too heavy.
     
  9. kevenka

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    8GB should suffice. You won't be able to carry your whole music library but who needs to =)
    Pick your favorites and the apps should be fine.
     
  10. beedog19

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    I've got an 8 gig iPhone, and while it can't hold everything, it suffices. I've got 6 gigs of music plus apps with space for a movie if I really want. Plus, if you are getting the touch (from the capacities you could be getting a nano) there is an app which lets you stream your music from your computer, so you don't necessarily have to carry it all with you all the time.
     
  11. Giga_Gaia

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    how about 32GB?
     
  12. kevenka

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    Do you mean the remote? B/c that doesn't quite stream the song onto your ipod touch through your computer... It just acts like a remote to a radio(which your computer would act as the radio -.-)