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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by phonepro712, Mar 25, 2012.

  1. phonepro712

    phonepro712 New Member
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    Hi i am looking to but a nexus s 4g does it have a sd card slot? If not how much memory does it have?
     

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  2. timmyh318

    timmyh318 Well-Known Member
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    no memory card slot. 16gb built in.
     
  3. CooLoser

    CooLoser Well-Known Member
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    thats what I thought when i got my ns4g. It actually has built in "USB Storage" that is 16GB
     
  4. nathanotis

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    I remember being a little bummed about the lack of SD storage on this device before I got it. These days I'm using Google Music (cloud) and have an automated Dropbox backup of my images and videos... I never have space concerns.
     
  5. timmyh318

    timmyh318 Well-Known Member
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    i believe googles official reasoning was it is easier to push updates to the phone if it does not have an sd card. not sure why.
     
  6. StrifeJester

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    Part of the reason it is easier is because the newer versions of android partition the storage it has and calls it SDCard. There for if it has a true sd slot they have to create the sd-ext links and the os still out of the box uses the default sdcard mounted directory for installs and things. The Droid X2 was a mess because of how it was handled and where apps isntalled to.
     
  7. timmyh318

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    thats the best reason ive heard for it and it makes complete sense.
     
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