Why are the storage options for devices like phones or laptops multiples of 16GB?

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Why are the storage options for devices like phones or laptops multiples of 16GB?

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It has to do with it having to be a multiple of 8. There are 8 digits in a bit of data. (Think 1 and 0s) 8 bits in a byte. And then it is always times 2. So 8, 16, 32, 64, 128, 256, 512, 1024, 2048 etc.

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