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Remaining free space for 32GB N5 doesn't make sense

13th January 2014, 12:27 AM |#1  
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Can someone please help me understand if this is a common thing?
I should have about 18GB free...



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13th January 2014, 12:40 AM |#2  
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Download disk usage from the playstore. It will narrow down what is taking up extra space.

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13th January 2014, 01:37 AM |#3  
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Wow, a 32gig nexus has under 27 gigs total? I know they are never exact but 5 gigs off seems to be alot.

Just checked mine and its 3.5 gigs short I have the 16gb model. Also seems to be a lot.

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13th January 2014, 01:46 AM |#4  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Pizzalover83

Wow, a 32gig nexus has under 27 gigs total? I know they are never exact but 5 gigs off seems to be alot.

Just checked mine and its 3.5 gigs short I have the 16gb model. Also seems to be a lot.

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It's just the Android OS combined with the lost space when formatting. It's completely normal. It's the same reason that when you buy a computer with a 128gb ssd, you usually only get 100gb.
13th January 2014, 06:59 AM |#5  
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http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2534010

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