Couple of issues with new A500

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  1. distorteddesigns

    distorteddesigns Member

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    I just got my A500 on black friday from Staples. I have several issues.

    1. I only have 12Gig of space.... suppose to be 16gig. The total hard drive space is only 12.5 gig...... Is there some sort of backup partition that is not seen by the OS?

    2. I only have 768 meg of ram instead of 1 gig.....

    I know about formatable space ect. but you don't loose 4 gig to formatting. On 16 gig you should only loose 256meg to 512meg.
     
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    The rest of your space is taken by the OS itself. 16Gb is the total space without the OS which takes the rest. Same thing with your memory here, there will be system processes that need to run when you turn on your device.

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    What are you basing your figures on? It depends on the size size of the data clusters which also depends on the size of the drive/SD card/RAM. Talk about nitpicking!
     

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