Why are the storage options for devices like phones or laptops multiples of 16GB? 2.84K viewsJanuary 3, 2024 Question92.48K 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 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. You are viewing 1 out of 7 answers, click here to view all answers. Register or Login

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