well, keep in mind that the OS takes up roughly 12-14MB, i believe. so you're right on par. i have just over 11mb free on mine. i only have the OS, BlackBerry Messenger and extra themes loaded on it (perhaps some crap in my cache as well; and maybe 1 picture).
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