Over the years, users changed their behavior and use of their smartphones. Nowadays, smartphone users want more storage in their smartphones. According to reports, iPhone users prefer to buy models with higher storage capacity than similar Android products.
The average storage capacity for the smartphone industry in 2020 had an average of 100GB mark. Apple is the second company whose users require higher storage options, The average storage capacity of its iPhone is 141GB. Huawei smartphones rank first in terms of average storage capacity. The average storage capacity of Huawei smartphones is 150GB. Apple will close this gap with the iPhone 13 series.
According to reports, Apple’s increased its shipment of 128GB models between 2019 and 2020. Also, there was a slight drop (1%) in the shipment of 64GB models over the same period. During 2019 – 2020, the 64GB iPhone 11, iPhone XR, and iPhone 11 Pro Max are considered to account for half of Apple’s shipments.
The iPhone 12 Pro models currently sold by Apple are 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB. This year’s iPhone 13 may push the base model to 128GB and they will abandon the 64GB version. The 128GB storage is becoming the standard for storage capacity in the mid-to-high-end market.
Considering that users demand more storage in their smartphones is 1TB storage an option? According to a recent survey, 70% of responders believe that 1TB storage is “too much”. But, 12% said they will surely buy this storage while 11% said they would wait and see if it will be necessary.
Many smartphone users prefer to use the internal storage of smartphones. This is because many external storage cards are not entirely trustworthy.