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Poll Results: How many GB does your phone use in a month?

 
  • 54% (23)
    0-1
  • 19% (8)
    1-2
  • 14% (6)
    2-5
  • 7% (3)
    5-10
  • 2% (1)
    10-20
  • 2% (1)
    20+
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post #11 of 21
I usually average a little over 100mb a month.
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post #12 of 21
I use my 50mb usually. I'm not a heavy data user, and I'm not too fond of my current crappy phone either.
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post #13 of 21
Watching 10Gb+ of films on crappy little 3" screen is just sad. How can anyone be bothered to watch a film at that quality in 2011?
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post #14 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by Miki View Post
You can't afford to pay for movies? How unfortunate for you.
Ripping movies at home and transferring them to your phone doesn't (necessarily) mean he isn't paying for them. It could just be that he'd prefer to buy a physical disc rather than paying for data charges.

Quote:
Originally Posted by purpleannex View Post
Watching 10Gb+ of films on crappy little 3" screen is just sad. How can anyone be bothered to watch a film at that quality in 2011?
If it's acceptable quality to watch, what does the year matter?

Watching a 3" screen and 1' viewing distance gives you the same effective screen size as watching a 30" screen from 10'. And that ain't exactly a hardship is it? Sure, it's probably smaller than your main TV at home, but it's not bad considering you get to watch films or TV shows wherever you like.

And most smartphones now have better resolution than DVD video - and I think you'll find most people still find DVDs perfectly acceptable.
post #15 of 21
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Originally Posted by claymanhb View Post
And what do you mainly do with it?

I mainly use HBO: Go and netflix. I average around 9GB/month and sometimes get up to 15GB.
And you're the reasoning for the tiered plans now.

Around 2-3GB myself.

Quote:
Originally Posted by the_beast View Post
Watching a 3" screen and 1' viewing distance gives you the same effective screen size as watching a 30" screen from 10'. And that ain't exactly a hardship is it? Sure, it's probably smaller than your main TV at home, but it's not bad considering you get to watch films or TV shows wherever you like.
Ya. My DROIDX is awesome in front of my face compared to my 60" Aquos 8 feet away on my couch.
Edited by KOBALT - 8/4/11 at 2:23am
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post #16 of 21
wow I was the only vote in 20+? LMAO!

I download a lot of apps and test them out, not to mention when I'm home(which is very often) I'm always running google music through 3G xD
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post #17 of 21
I use about 2-3GB a month due to music streaming from Audiogalaxy
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post #18 of 21
Derp. Didn't notice the "smart" in front of "phone". Disregard my "0-1" vote.
If you care, however, I guess I use ~50-100MB at most. I pretty much only browse OCN/check email via my Sony Ericsson W760 on a regular basis. It really comes in handy sometimes, though - for example, when I'm playing an un-alt-tabbable game and get stuck somewhere, or some issue prevents my PC from booting.
     
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post #19 of 21
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Originally Posted by Ryko View Post
wow I was the only vote in 20+? LMAO!

I download a lot of apps and test them out, not to mention when I'm home(which is very often) I'm always running google music through 3G xD
Well if your at home, why don't you use wi-fi?
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post #20 of 21
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Originally Posted by Blostorm View Post
Less than 500 MB...my 50$ plan is limited to 500 MB...how stupid is Canada with communications ?
Tell me about it.
I got on a business plan with 1 gb data for 50... little improvement but still getting ripped off.


And i use around 800-900 depending on how stupid my router is at home (can't connect to wifi sometimes)
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