iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus: Why you shouldn’t buy the 32GB model

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The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus were announced by Apple in September. The latest iPhone models did not bring any new design elements, but Apple introduced many new things with the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.

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iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus have a fantastic camera and marvelously fast processors. Couple that with a beautiful screen with wider color coverage and increased brightness, you have one of the best iPhones that Apple has created.

Storage Options Available

iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are available in three different storage variants. You can pick an iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus with 32GB of internal storage, or one with 128GB or 256GB of storage. Apple has stopped making 16GB iPhones altogether. This is a very good move as 16GB cannot suffice for the storage needs of today.

iPhone 7 base model offers 32GB of storage. Considering the price it is available at, it might seem like a good deal to you. However, you should think twice before purchasing a 32GB iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus. If you have enough money to buy the iPhone 7 128GB variant, you should instead go for that.

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Why you should not buy 32GB iPhone 7

The reason behind out suggestion to not buy 32GB iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus is simple. Once you get the iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus, you will download many apps. You will also click a lot of pictures on your phone and shoot video.

Over a period of time, you will find that there is no space left on your iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus. If you are planning to use your phone for at least two years, you should pay special attention to this.

Apps on iOS general occupy >100MB storage space. That might not sound a lot, but when you have used your phone for a few months and have installed a bunch of apps, you will see the space you have available dwindling.

Moreover, you will also shoot 4K video occasionally to test the prowess of iPhone 7 Plus’s camera. 4K videos take a lot of space and you will have to make sure you have enough space to store them in case you are on a 32GB iPhone 7 Plus.

Photos, Videos and Apps take a lot of storage

Both, iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus have a great camera. There is no doubt that you will be clicking a lot of pictures with it. The 7MP front facing camera is a perfect selfie-shooter as well. If you buy the 32GB iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus variant, you might find yourself in a dearth of storage space.

Also note that when you receive the 32GB iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus, you are essentially getting 28GB of storage space. The remaining space on the phone is taken up by the OS itself, as well as the system apps.

If you buy the 128GB variant of iPhone, you are buying plenty of storage to get you through two years. You can keep all your photos on your phone and install all the apps that you want. You won’t constantly worry about the storage space on your iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus running out.

Furthermore, you cannot expand the local storage on your iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus as you can with several Android phones. If you make the wrong decision and get an iPhone 7 with less storage than what you need, you will have to pay a monthly fee for iCloud storage.


To everyone who wants to know which iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus to buy, there is only recommendation that we give. Go for the 128GB iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus. You will be investing money in a phone that will stay with you for a couple of years.

If you do that, you should ensure that the time that you have with the phone is free from all unnecessary headaches. 32GB iPhone 7 may sound like a lot of storage, but trust us, it isn’t. 128GB variant of iPhone 7 will ensure that you are able to install all the apps you like, and take as many photos as you want without worrying about the remaining storage on your phone.