Google unveiled the new version of it’s smartphone prodigy, The Nexus 4 equipped with the latest version of Android, 4.2 Jellybean. Let’s look at what Nexus 4 has to offer us.
• Nexus 4
Nexus 4 (133.9 x 68.7 x 9.1 mm, 139 g) which is developed in collaboration with LG, is a Smartphone updated with Android 4.2. It is the successor to the Galaxy Nexus, which is a critically acclaimed Smartphone popular for it’s direct support from Google. The Nexus 4 course will be no exception. The display of Nexus 4 is powered by a True HD IPS Plus 4.7-inch WXGA (1280 x 768 pixels) screen, with a pixel density of 320 PPI. Not to mention the rugged protection to the screen by Gorilla Glass 2.
It is powered by a Snapdragon S4 Pro CPU with quad-core processor clocked at 1.5 GHz. It is also equipped with 2 GB of RAM, with the storage options of 8GB or 16GB
The rear camera is clocked at 8 megapixels, while the front one is a 1.3 megapixel camera which is a capable of recording in HD. There isn’t any information regarding the performance of the camera yet
It has a 2100Mah lithium polymer, non-removable battery,which according to Google provides 15.3 hours on call and 390 hours of standby. The most remarkable feature of Nexus 4 is its ability to charge wirelessly through a Spherical Orb shaped device (QI- Compatible chargers), Since LG Is a member of Wireless Power Consortium. It supports NFC also provided with a MicroSD slot
• Nexus 4 Price
The 8 GB and the 16 GB versions of Nexus 4 cost 299 and 349 dollars respectively. In many countries, Google is planning to sell Nexus 4 on Play Store by this November 13
One of the notable drawbacks of Nexus 7 is it’s lack of support for LTE/4G, but only supports 3G/HSPA +. According to some sources, not including LTE was a strategic decision to maintain the economic price which it currently holds.
Here is a video review of Nexus 4 by TheVerge
Written by Gautham – Edited by Nizam Khan