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Dropbox isn't an OS storage, photo storage, mail storage, mobile devices backup all rolled into one (and all of that switched on by default) Comparing with Google Drive is fair, but the aforementioned stuff is why Google offers a fair 15Gb that you won't cap out soon.

I have almost 50Gb of free Dropbox storage btw, through referrals + events like the space race. But that's not really a fair fight anyway, since (aside from Dropbox) no one offers free space in exchange for actions..




"I have almost 50Gb of free Dropbox storage btw, through referrals + events like the space race.!" which, I can assure you[0], the significant amount of Dropbox users don't have.

For cost comparison (UK pricing);

iCloud: 50GB: £0.79 200GB: £2.49 1TB: £6.99 2TB: £13.99

Google Drive: 100GB: £1.59 1TB: £7.99

So, Google wins on free tier, but Apple takes it on options and cost thereafter, and 15GB arguably is still insufficient for "OS storage" in any real tangible terms.

[0] no I don't have data. I do know plenty of Dropbox users though, and next to none of them have any extras.




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