Nexus 4 Replacement Wishlist: Key Lime Pie, $200 Price Tag, 2GHz Quad-Core, LTE Radio Signal, White-Wrapped Smartphone
By Erik Pineda | January 14, 2013 1:43 PM EST
Nexus 4 is almost the ultimate handset ladled by Google and LG into a mouth-watering single-plate serving. It is a beauty and a brute that is easy on the pocket, nudging the handset to phenomenal global acceptance barely two months after its debut on the Google Play store.
Its success, however, was unfortunately hindered by the heartbreaking and confusing Google supply chain and now talks are out that a replacement is on the way, with the smartphone not even taking off as originally intended by the internet search giant.
True or not, we definitely want the Nexus 4 upgrade to leave behind the mistakes of the past. Hopefully, Google would work doubly hard this time in ensuring that its branded smartphone will enjoy a smooth global distribution for the next serving.
If Google would entrust the Nexus production anew to LG, as suggested in an earlier report by IBTimes Australia, it is in the best interest of the two companies and the public as well to first solve their supply chain woes. That way, the frustrations felt by buyers over the sorry Nexus 4 distribution will not be repeated. Needless to say, the world is expecting a smooth rollout if indeed Google plans to serve the next Nexus course ahead of schedule.
Fans, of course, would love to taste Key Lime Pie via the fresh Nexus smartphone release. Though indications from Google gravitate to a May launch for KLP, it would not be too much for the tech giant to effect some sort of a coup by serving Android 5.0 in advance, nicely stuffed with the fresh Nexus phone iteration.
Nexus, after all, is Google's showcase for its stock Android cook ups.
Eight-core processors hitting the device world on 2013 remains speculative or even remote at the moment. While we love the Nexus handset drawing its power from the latest super-chips, we would not grumble either if the toy comes strutting with a monster quad-core muscle under its gleaming case. No less that 2GHz of breakneck speed would be super plus a healthy companionship with a 2GB RAM, a rollover from the previous setting, is not bad at all.
Nexus 4 is an HD phone so its bumped up version needs to come in higher configuration, likely a 1080p handset with a 5-inch screen, according to Auto-O-Mobile. Surely, LG would earn lots of love by activating this time the LTE chip it left dormant on the Nexus 4 phone board, added the tech blog site.
Would Google tinker with the Nexus camera, making the rear-shooter 13MP and the front 2MP in line with the emerging standard of 2013 smartphone releases? Would not hurt to just that, right Google?
And while you're at it, please consider two colour dispatches. Of course, you must keep the sheen in the gorgeous black but throw in another form of sexed up attraction in white casing for a simultaneous effect of an immaculate and sexy gadget.
Lastly, keep the Android world interests raging hot by sticking with the $US200 price. With this attention-grabbing sticker price headlining the juicy Nexus garnishing, Google can look forward to another blockbuster release. But please, do away with the supply glitch before launch time.
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