While the storage woes of Sony’s M4 Aqua aren’t unique to that device, they do highlight a few important issues for smartphone buyers.
With competitive pricing, waterproof capabilities and Sony’s latest Android UX, the Xperia M4 Aqua has a lot going for it. But with a mere 8 gigabytes of internal flash, storage space is a serious issue for the phone. As XperiaBlog discovered upon getting the phone, their M4 was reduced to just 1.26GB of free space after initial setup.
Let’s take a look at what’s going on, how you get from 8GB to 1.26GB, and what you need to be aware of when judging your phone’s storage capacity.