With the smartphones form many manufacturers vying for attention choosing the right device can be challenging. Here is a comparison between the LG Nexus 4 and the Samsung Galaxy S4 for readers who are considering the devices.
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. The Samsung Galaxy S4 comes with a bigger 5 inch Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen, rendering 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution.
The LG Nexus 4 comes with 133.9 x 68.7 x 9.1 mm dimensions and weighs 139 grams. The Samsung Galaxy S4 comes with 136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm dimensions and comparatively lighter, weighing 130 grams.
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 8GB and 16GB internal memory variants and no Micro SD slot for additional memory.
The Samsung Galaxy S4 comes with either a 1.6 GHz quad core Cortex A15 processor or a 1.2 GHz quad core Cortex A7 processor. The chipset on the device is Exynos 5 Octa 5410. The device comes in 16GB, 32GB and 64GB internal memory variants, which can be expanded by up to 64GB using a Micro SD card.
Both the devices run on an Android operating system. The LG Nexus 4 comes with 2GB of Ram same as the Samsung Galaxy S4 which also sports a 2GB RAM.
The LG Nexus 4 is equipped with an 8MP primary camera with features like auto focus and LED flash. The secondary camera on the device is 1.3MP. The Samsung Galaxy S4 is equipped with a whopping 13 MP primary camera and 2MP secondary camera.
The features on the S4 camera include Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD video and image recording apart from the auto focus and LED flash.
The LG Nexus 4 comes with a non-removable Li-Po 2100 mAh battery, which allows users a talk time of about 15 hours on 3G. The Samsung Galaxy S4 comes with a Li-Ion 2600 mAh battery, allowing the users a talk time of about 17 hours on 3G.
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Price in Australia:
The LG Nexus 4 8GB variant is priced at around AU $349.95 and the 16GB variant is priced at around AU $379.95. The Samsung Galaxy S4 16GB is priced at around AU $629.95 and the 32GB variant is priced at around AU $899.95 in Australia.
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