How Many Photos, Videos, Movies, MP3s Can 128GB Hold?

If you landed on this page, you are probably trying to figure out how much photos, videos, movies & songs 128GB can hold.

We have taken the time to break down each section, so you can have a full view of how much data you can expect to store on 128GB of space whether it is on a memory car or something else.

How Many Photos Can 128GB Hold?

How Many Pics Can Hold on 128GB?

Before we get into the information, you should be aware that the numbers are estimated (off real world file sizes). The memory card could hold a lot more or less, it really depends on variety of factors, such as file size, the megapixel of the camera, if the memory card has other data and much more.

Estimates used:
1 MP = 1,000,000 pixels
1MB = 1,000,000 bytes, 1GB = 1,000MB
JPEG 100% Quality = Visually lossless JPEG compression with 1:10 ratio of RAW image

Photos – Compressed (JPEG 100% quality) Images per card. (info by Sandisk)

MegapixelsFile size (MB)128GB
4MP1.291552
5MP1.573240
6MP1.861032
7MP2.152312
8MP2.445776
10MP3.036620
12MP3.630516
14MP4.226156
16MP4.822888
22MP6.616644

How Many RAW Photos Can 128GB Hold?

If you are going to be shooting RAW with your DSLR, then you already know that the memory card is going to hold a lot less pics, simply because the photos are not going to be compressed.

Photos – Uncompressed RAW (24 bits per pixel) Images per card

MegapixelsFile size (MB)128GB
4MP12.09152
5MP15.07324
6MP18.06100
7MP21.05228
8MP24.04576
10MP30.03660
12MP36.03048
14MP42.02612
16MP48.02288
22MP66.01664

Now that you are finished, I hope that I was able to paint a proper picture as it relates to many pics can be stored on a 128GB memory card. 128GB is a lot of space and I honestly don’t think you are going to need a bigger memory card, but if you feel you need more for your phone or camera, bigger cards exist and that should be ideal for you.

How Many Videos Can 128GB Hold?

How Many Videos Can 128GB Hold?

Recorded video can take up a lot of space and I know many of you would love to know how many hours of video can 128GB hold?

The storage capacity of 128GB will differ, depending on if you are shooting video in HD or 4K quality.

Below, we give you an idea how much hours of video you can expect 128GB to hold.

Video ResolutionHours of Videos can 128GB Hold
HD Video (720p resolution)15.20 Hours
HD Video (1080p resolution)10.66 Hours
4K Video (30fps)4.66 Hours
4K Ulta HD Video2.66 Hours

How Many Movies can 128GB Hold?

In this digital world, 128GB is a significant amount of storage space and you can easily fit a small collection on it.

You should know that the table below is based off averages and you could possibly hold a lot more or less movies on 128GB, it will depend on a variety of factors.
Movie Sizes used:

  • SD Movie from iTunes = 1.5GB (Average Size)
  • 720p Movie from iTunes = 4GB (Average Size)
  • 1080p Movie from iTunes = 5GB (Average Size)
  • DVD Rip (Pirated) = 700MB (Average Size)*
  • Blue Ray Rip 720p (Pirated) = 1GB (Average Size)*
  • Blue Ray Rip 1080p (Pirated) = 3.5GB (Average Size)*

How many MP3s/Songs can 128GB hold?

Movie TypeMovie Size128 GB
SD Movie from iTunes1.5 GB85
720p Movie from iTunes4 GB32
1080p Movie from iTunes5 GB26
DVD Rip (Pirated)700 MB170
Blue Ray Rip 720p (Pirated)1 GB128
Blue Ray Rip 1080p (Pirated)3.5 GB36

As you can see, with 128GB you can hold a good amount of movies, especially in HD. If you are looking for portable storage, you could always go with a 128GB SD card or 128GB MicroSD. These cards are small, ultra-portable and relatively cheap.

How Many MP3s Can 128 GB Hold?

How much music can you store on 128GB? Simple question, but it requires us doing a bit of math.

Before we get into in, you should be aware that my answer is all based on estimates and The amount of songs that a 128GB memory card, flash drive or iPad can hold is really dependent on many different factors.

For simplicity sake, let use just assume you have 128GB of space available.

  • To start things off, we are going to use the average size of an MP3, which is around 4-5 MB.
  • For easier calculations, around 128000 MB makes 128GB
  • 128 GB = 128,000 MB
  • 128,000 MB divided by 4 MB = 32,000 mp3 songs 
  • 128,000 MB divided by 5 MB = 25,600 mp3 songs.

As you can see, 128GB should easily hold anywhere from 25,000 – 33,000 songs. That is a significant amount, also remember that this is all estimated.

You could possibly fit a lot more or less, it really depends on so many factors such as MP3 size, bitrate and much more.

Because of the varying sizes, I expanded the size range, just so you can get an idea of the music storage possibility based on MP3 size.

MP3 Size# of MP3’s
4MB32,000
5MB25,600
6MB21,333
7MB18,285

If you are a super collector, this is more than enough space to hold all your tunes!

Wrapping it up

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