Google Nexus 4: Unwrapped

With hurricane Sandy playing spoil sport, Google has unveiled the new Nexus 4 smartphone. The device has been developed in collaboration with LG. The phone, on the design front is the same as the one we saw in the leaks. The only thing we did not know about the phone was the hardware specs. There were a lot of speculations about it, but now its out. The Nexus 4 has a 1280 x 768 pixels 4.7 inch WXGA True HD IPS Plus display (with 320ppi). Under the hood it has a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor with 1.5GHz Quad-Core Krait CPUs, making it one of most powerful smartphone on the market. The device runs the stock version of the latest Android 4.2 OS, which according to Google is just an enhanced version of Jelly Bean. Apart from these, the device has 2GB RAM, 8MP cam, 1.3MP front cam, 2100mAh battery, NFC and comes with wireless charging. The only thing we did not like about the device is that it does not have LTE. Google and LG have dropped it for HSPA+. Other than this the Nexus 4 is an awesome phone to have. The Nexus 4 will be available in 8GB and 16GB versions. It will be available to purchase with a price tag of $299 for the 8GB version and $349 for the 16GB version, on Google Play starting November 13 in the US, UK, Canada, Germany, France, Spain and Australia.

via Engadget

Source Googleblog, LG