With smartphones touted to be the preferred computing devices of the future the market is flooded with smartphones catering to different budgets. For readers who are considering the LG Nexus 4, here is a price and specs review.
Design and Display
The LG Nexus 4 comes with a 4.7 inch True HD IPS Plus capacitive touch screen, rendering 768 x 1280 pixels resolution and 318 ppi pixel density. The display is made from the Corning Gorilla Glass 2.
The device comes in 133.9 x 68.7 x 9.1 mm dimensions and weighs 139 grams. It comes in black and white colour variants.
Hardware and Operating System
The LG Nexus 4 comes with a 1.5 GHz quad core Krait processor and Qualcomm APQ8064 Snapdragon chipset. It comes in 8 GB and 16 GB internal memory variants and no Micro SD slot for additional memory.
The device runs on the Android platform. It comes with the 4.2 Jelly Bean operating system and can be upgraded to the 4.3 version.
The LG Nexus 4 comes with software like Google Now, You ask, Google answers and Google Maps. It also comes with Chrome fast and Gmail. Users can also use the Gesture Typing feature on the device.
The camera on the device allows users to create a movie and upload it on YouTube using the Movie Studio feature. Users can also choose to automatically upload photos instantly on Google+.
The LG Nexus 4 is equipped with an 8 MP primary camera with features like auto focus, LED flash and face detection. The secondary camera on the phone is 1.3 MP. The camera allows users to take 306 degrees panoramas.
The LG Nexus 4 comes with a non-removable Li-Po 2100 mAh battery, which allows users a talk time of up to 15 hours on 3G and a standby time of about 390 hours.
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Price in Australia
The LG Nexus 4 8GB variant is priced around AU $349.95 and the 16GB variant is priced around AU $379.95 in Australia.
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