Why are the storage options for devices like phones or laptops multiples of 16GB? 2.79K viewsJanuary 3, 2024 Question90.30K May 22, 2019 0 Comments Why are the storage options for devices like phones or laptops multiples of 16GB? In: Mathematics 7 Answers ActiveNewestOldest Anonymous Posted May 22, 2019 0 Comments computers are based on a binary system so it goes up in powers of 2. The math starts at two not sixteen but its: 2^1=2 2^2=4 2^3=8 2^4=16 2^5=32 so on and so forth right up to 1024 when we move to 1 Terrabyte. You are viewing 1 out of 7 answers, click here to view all answers. Register or Login

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