When the iPhone 6S goes on sale, the cheapest model will come with a paltry 16 gigabytes. So should you buy it? Hell no. In fact. Apple shouldn't even sell it.
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The 16GB version of any phone is evil. It's a trap. Gizmodo makes the case for why you shouldn't buy a 16GB iPhone:
At one point, 16 GB was a reasonable amount of phone storage. It was the mid-tier option compared to 8 GB models. Most top-shelf Android phones have done away with the folly of 16 GB. Other phones let you expand your device’s memory with a microSD card, boosting storage whenever you want. But when you buy an iPhone you’re stuck with the internal memory. And the requirements to use iPhones like a normal person keep going up.
It's a very good case that we should all listen to. When you factor in potential OS updates, 4K video recording and essential apps, you'll essentially be forced to pay Apple for cloud storage. In other words, the upfront money you save will be wiped out -- and then some -- over the lifespan of your phone.
For an extra $200 or so, you can get the next level up, which is a massive 62GB. Forking out the extra dough will make your life much easier in the long run. Don't fall for Apple's trap.