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Anonymous
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July 30, 2005 9:00:11 PM

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My 6230i comes with 32MB internal memory, and a 32MB MMC card

The internal memory is enough for phonebook, sms and photos,
and the 32MB MMC card is not enough for real MP3 usage :-)

So really, so far I don't use the MMC card, but it's inserted.
Does it use battery power (even when not read/written), or?

Will I gain some battery time if I remove the MMC card?

If I get a bigger card (for MP3 use) will it use more power?

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Anonymous
a b } Memory
July 31, 2005 1:27:39 PM

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On Sat, 30 Jul 2005 16:00:11 +0100, Lars-Erik Østerud <.@.> wrote:

> My 6230i comes with 32MB internal memory, and a 32MB MMC card
>
> The internal memory is enough for phonebook, sms and photos,
> and the 32MB MMC card is not enough for real MP3 usage :-)
>
> So really, so far I don't use the MMC card, but it's inserted.
> Does it use battery power (even when not read/written), or?
>
> Will I gain some battery time if I remove the MMC card?
>
> If I get a bigger card (for MP3 use) will it use more power?

These types of memory card are not like the 1's you have on the PC, they
dont need power to retain data. They only use power when data is read to
saved to the card. This is a quote from the official site.

"The SanDisk MultiMediaCard and Reduced-Size MultiMediaCard (RS-MMC) are
very
small, removable flash storage devices, designed specifically for storage
applications that
put a premium on small form factor, low power and low cost. Flash is the
ideal storage
medium for portable, battery-powered devices. It features low power
consumption and is
non-volatile, requiring no power to maintain the stored data. It also has
a wide operating
range for temperature, shock and vibration."
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