Samsung to reduce Galaxy S4 bloat?

Samsung to reduce Galaxy S4 bloat?The Samsung Galaxy S4 has been making headlines for various reasons of late, perhaps most notably because around 7GB of the advertised 16GB storage is consumed before you’ve even unboxed the phone.

The South Koreans previously explained that it’s merely symptomatic of having an array of fantastic software features, but word on the street suggests Samsung might look to compress the significant bloatage.

Credit goes to the men and women of CNET UK, who’ve been listening to whispers from a Samsung spokesperson.

The whispers go a little something like this: "We appreciate this issue being raised and we will improve our communications. Also, we are reviewing the possibility to secure more memory space through further software optimisation.”

The jury’s still out on whether or not it’s a big deal, but in any case, the Samsung Galaxy S4 storage issue was enough to grab the attention of BBC Watchdog.

Interestingly, the surprise attendee at this year’s Google I/O was a Samsung Galaxy S4 Nexus Edition running stock Android, which will inevitably offer more user accessible storage out of the box.

Also, we recently heard that Samsung expects to sell a whopping 10 million Galaxy S4s by the end of May. Cripes.

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JanSt / MOD  Nov. 18, 2014 at 15:33

Hahaha just spotted this ...

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