General guidelines for the amount of data used!

 

Type of Usage

File Size

1GB Mobile Data

Email

  

1 email (text only)

20KB

52429

1 email (with standard attachment)

350KB

2996

Web

  

Web Access

200KB

5243

Music/Apps/Video/Photo

  

1 minute of streaming music

1MB

17.06 hrs

1 song download

4MB

256

1 app download

4MB

256

1 minute of streaming video (standard quality)

4MB

4.27 hrs

1 minute of streaming video (high quality)

6MB

2.85 hrs

1 digital photo

3MB

341

Social Media/Online Game Play

  

1 social media download/upload (with photo)

350KB

2996

1 minute of online game play

1MB

17.06 hrs

Video Calls

  

1 minute of Video Facetime Call

2.5MB

6.83 hrs

1 minute of Skype Video Call

1.5MB

11.38 hrs

Navigation (turn-by-turn directions)

  

1 minute of turn-by-turn navigation

85KB

204 hrs

*Data usage varies per phone/device. The above examples are based on averages using a smartphone and are estimates only. The actual amount of data used for the described activity can vary significantly from the examples above. Wi-fi does not count against your mobile data allowance.