What can you do with 1GB of data?

The amount of things you can do with 1GB of data varies depending on what you use it for. Here are some examples:

  1. Send and receive about 10,000 emails without file attachments
  2. Browse the internet for about 10 hours
  3. Stream non-high-definition music for about 12 hours
  4. Stream low-definition video for about 4 hours
  5. Download about 200 high-quality photos
  6. Stream HD movie on Netflix or Amazon Prime for about 20 mins
  7. Use Map navigation such as Google Maps to travel up to 200 miles 

Keep in mind that the above estimates are rough and can vary depending on the specific activities you engage in and the quality of the content you access. These estimations are based only on one user or one smart device.


High Data Usage 

Streaming Movies

The amount of data needed for HD streaming depends on various factors such as the streaming platform, video quality, and bit rate. Typically, streaming services like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video recommend a minimum of 5 Mbps (megabits per second) for streaming HD content. This translates to approximately 2.25 GB (gigabytes) of data consumption per hour.

However, if the video quality is higher or if multiple devices are streaming simultaneously, the data consumption can go up significantly. It's always a good idea to check the streaming platform's recommended bandwidth for optimal viewing experience.

Streaming Music

If you are streaming at the highest quality (320 kbps) Spotify Songs, you can estimate that you will use around 2.5 MB of data per minute. Therefore, 1GB of data would give you approximately 400 minutes of streaming time, which translates to about 133 3-minute songs. 


Unlimited Data Usage

With WiFicandy you have unlimited data usage so you don't need to worry about your data usage, especially when you are exploring the beauty of Ireland.


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