It is no longer news that Apple will be releasing its 10th Anniversary mobile device the iPhone 8 very soon. The features, display and functionality of the device has been trending in many circles around the tech world and one angle that users and critics alike are worried about is the storage.
We know how it feels when you want to install a cool app or download an episode of your favorite TV series but you cannot because your iPhone storage (usually between 16-32GB) is low. You have to make some hard decisions which may involve painstakingly deleting valuable videos, apps, pictures or other files to make room for new ones.
Hot Rumors about iPhone 8 Stroage
Before go to the rumors about the iPhone 8 storage, let's firstly check the history of iPhone storage:
Rumors have it that one of the reasons the iPhone 8 is not yet out is due to storage issues. Apple is 30% short of storage chips to begin mass production. It has sort the assistance of Samsung to make up for the shortage.
1 3D NAND flash memory from Samsung
Therefore, when released, the iPhone 8 will come with a 3D NAND flash memory from Samsung. It is expected to run with the iOS 11.
2Automated Storage Management Mechanism
According Apple during the WWDC, iOS 11 has an automated storage management mechanism, which would allow users see how much storage each app is using up, the apps that are consuming the most storage and also show them how to free up space on their device when they need to.
If for instance the system discovers that your Photos take up the most storage space, it could recommend that you delete all similar photos within a particular time frame.
3Hot Predictions about iPhone 8 Storage
Simona Jankowski, an analyst at Goldman Sachs believes that the storage capacity of iPhone 8 will not go below the 128GB iPhone 7 plus. According to her, if the device is sold for $999, it could have a 128GB storage capacity. But if sold for more ($1100), it could have a storage of 256GB.
A UBS analyst, Steven Milunovich does not believe that they would be a 128GB variant of the iPhone 8 at all. Instead, he predicts that the storage options would be 64GB at about $800 or 2566GB for $1000.
According to a TrendForce Report, the Apple is trying to phase-out phones with low storage capacity for what they call ‘iPhone 8 generation’ phones with a storage capacity of between 64GB and 256GB. Gordon Gottsegen (CNET) affirms that the iPhone 8 is likely going to have a 256GB memory capacity. However, he warned that with the OLED display technology, the price of the phone would skyrocket.
Are all these assertions plausible? Well from antecedent, there is a possibility that storage is a major concern for Apple. The recently launched iPad Pro Models have up to 512GB in storage capacity. This is amazing isn’t it?
Apple intends to make as much profit as it can from the sale of the device and to achieve its aim of selling the 2017-device at about $1200, they must pay attention to improving the storage capacity of iPhone 8.
How to Optimize Your iPhone Memory Easily (iPhone 8 Included)
1 Use A Professional iPhone Cleaner
Performance, storage and memory capacity as well as speed are a major concern for iPhone users. We know frustrating it can be when you find out that some apps refused to delete or the apps your thought you deleted came back.
We would like to introduce an amazing app that would boost the performance and speed of your mobile device. It is called iMyFone Umate Pro or iMyFone Umate Pro for Mac. iMyFone Umate Pro is a app designed to help people optimize the performance of their iPhone. It cleans caches and junk files, erases private data/deleted files/private fragments whenever you want it to.
With it, you can preview every data on your phone and select the ones you want to erase. Whether it is messages, call history, contacts, photos and videos, browsing data etc.
- Its ‘1-click cleanup’ helps you clear up all kinds of irrelevant iOS files such Junk files, Temporary files, App Caches from third-party apps like Facebook, Whatsapp, Wechat, Viber, Kik, Instagram and many more that affect the performance of your device.
- The iPhone already offers ‘data security’ and this software makes it even easier to secure your data. There is no need to be afraid of ‘file recovery’, because any file deleted on your device cannot be recovered. So, you can go ahead and sell your phone anytime you want and no one will steal your data.
iMyFone Umate Pro supports all kinds of iPhones( iPhone 4 to iPhone 8 ), iPads and the iPod touch series.
Steps of Using It to Speed up Your iPhone
Step 1. run Umate pro and connect your iPhone to it.
Step 2. go to “1-click cleanup”mode.
Step 3. scan your iPhone by clicking on the “Quick Scan” button.
Step 4. Click on the “Clean” button to free up your iPhone.
The trial version of this app is available for free and with as low as $19.95 you can have full version of this amazing app to save up memory on your iPhone.
2 Move your files to iCloud or Dropbox
Did you know that you can free-up up to 5GB on your iPhone by moving your files to the Cloud?
With $0.99 per month and $9.99, you can even save up to 50GB and 1TB of space respectively.
You can also optimize your iPhone Storage. To save your video and image files in smaller formats, turn on the iCloud Photo Library and
Go to Settings - iCloud - Photos
The original sizes of the documents are stored in the Cloud.
Dropbox gives you up to 2GB of storage space free of charge and 1TB of storage space for a $9.99 per month for your iOS 8.0 and above iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.
mobile app is compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices running iOS 8.0 or later.
You can save your photos and videos on your Computer and still access them on your phone.
How? Download the app and use its Camera upload feature.
On launching the app, your recent photos and videos will be automatically uploaded to your Desktop’s Dropbox folder. These files can be accessed anytime via the Dropbox app on your phone.