Google, the biggest search engine and owners of Android OS and LG finally officially introduced their latest smartphone in Nexus line up, LG Nexus 4. As we expected, the Nexus 4 is preloaded with the latest Google Android 4.2 aka Android Jelly Bean as the operating system, as well as impressive hardware specs, long battery life and support 4G LTE network for blazing speed.
LG Nexus 4 Specifications
Comes with similar design likes the previous version, dimensions of LG Nexus 4 are 5.27 x 2.70 x 0.36 inch (133.9 x 68.7 x 9.1 mm) with weighs only at 139 g and will be bundled with a 2100mAH battery Lithium Polymer Battery that promises will gives up to 390 hours of standby time or up to 15 hours of talk time when operate on 3G networks. Its lighter than 145 grams Optimus G smartphone but also thicker than G model that measures 131.9 x 68.9 x 8.5 mm.
“This is the first time we collaborated with LG to build a Nexus device,” said Andy Ru-bin, Senior Vice President of Mobile and Digital Content at Google. Yeah, Nexus 4 is the first Google’s LG Android smartphone and like other Google’s device, the fourth generation of Nexus smartphone also will be the first device that gets updated to the latest version of Android OS. “Users will be delighted by the perfectly balanced combination of form and function with the latest generation of Android,” said Dr. Jong-seok Park, President and CEO of LG Electronics Mobile Com-munications Company on the press release.
The 4.7 inch True HD capacitive touchscreen display uses IPS Plus technology that delivers brighter, clearer and vivid color than LCD technology. Comes with multi touch support and Gorilla Glass 2 as display protector, the screen offer a native resolution of 1280 x 768 pixel and capable to playing 720p HD video playback, as well as latest modern 3D games that can you download from Android Play Market.
Inside, this model also comes with a quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor clocked at 1.5GHZ, 2GB of DDR3 RAM and integrated with Adreno 320 GPU. Reportedly, the latest Google smartphone is release in 8GB and 16GB model, but its lack micro SD card reader for memory expansion. The front facing camera for video calls and 8.0 MP auto focus rear camera on the back with Led Flash and face detection perfect is perfect for 1080p HD video recording at 30fps.
Furthermore, the Android 4.2 smartphone also comes with a microUSB (MHL) v2.0, GPS, accelerometer, gyro sensor, proximity sensor, compass, Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP, NFC, DLNA and Dual Band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n with Wi-Fi hotspot support. Of course, this high end smartphone also support 4G LTE support and full access to Google Mobile Service support, such as GMail, YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk, Picasa and more.
Google LG Nexus 4 Price
According to press release, Google LG Nexus 4 smartphone will be ready for order in UK, Germany, Australia, France and Spain on November 13th, but if you live in US, you can get the device from T-Mobile with price tag at $199 for 16GB with two year commitment or $299 for Nexus 4 8GB in Play Store. Overall, the 4.7 inch Jelly Bean smartphone is great device, especially for the display and performance, but the storage space very disappointing. If you need a smartphone with great multimedia perofrmance, you can check Sony Xperia TL smartphone which has a 4.6 inch HD display and amazing 13 MegaPixel Exmor R camera.