The Killer Specs of Nexus 4 – An Overview

Nov 05, 12 The Killer Specs of Nexus 4 – An Overview

The much hyped Nexus 4 a follow-up of the last years Nexus version is ready to make its way in to the market. The Nexus 4 comes as a solid improvement over the previous versions. In the past five months Google has rolled out two tablets and now its for the smart-phone Nexus 4.

Technical Specifications

The Nexus 4 will sport a large 4.7 IPS display at 1280 x 768 resolution or (320 PPI) with scratch free Gorilla glass. To boost the performance it is powered with an updated Pro processor  Snapdragon S4 line and other updates to follow are the 1GB RAM to 2GB and the 5MP camera replaced with 8MPin the rear. Some of the other notable specs is the newly incorporated wireless charging along with the standard micro USB, Bluetooth 4.0 and WiFi. To counterfeit battery issues that users faced in the previous versions the new Nexus 4 is packed with 2100 mAh. Google’s newest Android device is set to turn-out as one of the favorite devices in the market.

Here’s how is compares with previous year’s phones specifications;


Nexus 4 LG Optimus G (Korean version) Samsung Galaxy Nexus (HSPA+ version)
Dimensions 5.27 x 2.7 x 0.36 inches (133.9 x 68.7 x 9.1mm) 5.19 x 2.71 x 0.33 inches (131.9 x 68.9 x 8.5mm) 5.33 x 2.67 x 0.35 inches (135.5 x 67.9 x 8.9mm)
Weight 4.9 oz. (139g) 5.11 oz. (145g) 4.76 oz. (135g)
Screen size 4.7 inches 4.7 inches 4.65 inches
Screen resolution 1,280 x 768 pixels (320ppi) 1,280 x 768 pixels (320ppi) 1,280 x 720 pixels (316ppi)
Screen type True HD IPS Plus True HD IPS Plus Super AMOLED HD (PenTile)
Battery 2,100mAh 2,100mAh 1,750mAh
Internal storage 8 or 16GB 32GB 16GB
External storage No microSD slot No microSD slot No microSD
Rear camera 8MP, AF, LED flash 13MP, AF, LED flash 5MP, AF, LED flash
Front-facing cam 1.3MP 1.3MP 1.3MP
Video capture 1080p 1080p 1080p
NFC Yes Yes Yes
Radios HSPA+ 42 / UMTS: 850/900/1700/1900/2100; GSM / EDGE: 850/900/1800/1900 GSM / GPRS 850/900/1800/1900; UMTS/HSPA+ 900/2100; LTE band 3 HSPA+ 21 / UMTS: 850/900/1700/1900/2100; GSM / EDGE 850/900/1800/1900
Bluetooth v4.0 v4.0 v3.0
SoC Qualcomm APQ8064 Snapdragon S4 Pro Qualcomm APQ8064 Snapdragon S4 Pro TI OMAP 4460
CPU 1.5GHz quad-core 1.5GHz quad-core 1.2GHz dual-core
GPU Adreno 320 Adreno 320 PowerVR SGX540
HDMI options Slimport (wired) / Miracast (wireless) MHL (wired) / Miracast (wireless) MHL
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n dual-band 802.11 a/b/g/n 802.11 a/b/g/n dual-band
Operating system Android 4.2 Jelly Bean Android 4.0.4 ICS Android 4.1 Jelly Bean


Pricing & Availability

The smart-phone Nexus 4 will roll out in two versions – 8GB and 16GB respectively on November 13th; it will be made available through Google Store. Grabmore is taking pre-order for both the versions; 8GB at RS 25,850  16GB at RS 28,850, for more information on the same CLICK HERE!

Wrap Up

With the nice hardware specs and updated software the devices are expected to elite user experience. The device need not be a masterpiece but it is the high-end features, affordable pricing and hardware specs that gives it a face-lift this time. One notable drawback on the phone is that it misses out on the LTE.

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