The fourth generation smartphone of the Google’s Nexus family is out with a handsome LGE960 handset. It’ll be made available from November 13 in US, UK, Canada, Germany, France, Spain and Australia through Google Play Store online.
It swanks a wide 4.7-inch True HD IPS Plus panel display and is equipped with the quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro mobile processor. It comes with a pre-loaded Android jelly bean and Google gracefully announced its Android 4.2 update as the new flavour the existing software.
Nexus 4 has a True HD IPS Plus panel display that supports 1280 x 768 pixel resolution and thereby offering pixel density of 317.6 pixels per inch. Compared to that, the iPhone 5 has a 4-inch Retina display with 1136 x 640 pixel resolution and pixel density of 326 pixels per inch.
Its display has been constructed using the Corning Gorilla Glass 2 technology for strength and resistance from scratches. The display panel has been constructed using Zerogap Touch technology and is slightly curved.
Coming to the camera this machine has an 8 megapixel rear camera which is capable of full 1080p HD video shoot and capturing panorama images. The camera also has continuous focus, real-time zoom and time lapse mode for shooting great videos. Front camera is 1.3 megapixel and capable of 720p HD video calls. The phone also features 3G network support and Bluetooth 4.0 sensor for faster file sharing.
That’s not it; it houses a Near Field Communication (NFC) feature dubbed as Android Beam which facilitates sharing of images, videos, contacts, apps and other content with a gentle tap over another NFC device.This phone also brings better location based services with Google Maps software through assisted GPS, Quick GPS and Simultaneous GPS features.
Google has added a 2200 mAh Li-ion battery to make the phone last longer than usual. Currently the phone is made available in 2 storage options at the moment 8 GB for $299 (Rs. 15,900 approximately) and 16 GB for $349 (Rs. 18,550 approximately). Don’t be surprised if a 32 GB sibling enters the market in couple of months.
Here’s a hands-on look at the Nexus 4: