To prepare for superfast 5G, Apple bumps iOS App Store download limit to a ridiculous 200 MB

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One of the most annoying limitations built into iOS is the difference between cellular and WIFI data, with strict download limits in place on cellular data, meaning until recently the App Store on the phone refused to download apps more than 150 MB big.  The Facebook app is 260 MB and many games are closer to a GB.

In these days of 4G data (and 5G already here for some) and data plans measured in 10’s of GB that is, of course, laughable, and Apple has finally responded by increasing the limit a massive 33%, to 200 MB.

Hopefully, Apple will someday think different and offer its phone users a little bit more freedom and control over their experience. After all, it’s their phone, not Apple’s.

Via CultofMac

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