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Google Nexus 4 owners are getting buzzed...from the earpiece, that is

0. phoneArena 23 Nov 2012, 20:30 posted on

Some owners of the Google Nexus 4 are reporting a buzzing noise or a click coming from the earpiece/camera area on the phone; early thought is that this is a shielding problem with the electronics of the device and will not be fixed with a software update...

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posted on 23 Nov 2012, 20:56 2

4. MeoCao (unregistered)


I think if this is real then Google will take action.

For Google your ears are always right, LOL

posted on 23 Nov 2012, 21:08 2

5. Ravail (Posts: 182; Member since: 14 Oct 2011)


Lol LG at its best..

posted on 23 Nov 2012, 21:40 3

10. XPERIA-KNIGHT (unregistered)


how u gonna blame it on lg when yall dont even wanna put lg's name in the title?? last time i checked it was the "google nexus 4" but when a problem arises yall wanna put the blame on lg.....

posted on 23 Nov 2012, 21:42

11. Ravail (Posts: 182; Member since: 14 Oct 2011)


And i'm going to bet my bottom dollar that this is a hardware issue. LG's fault.

posted on 23 Nov 2012, 21:45 3

12. XPERIA-KNIGHT (unregistered)


what ever man u just dont wanna see someone do good.....far as im concernd you was counting on them failing......

posted on 23 Nov 2012, 23:00

18. Ravail (Posts: 182; Member since: 14 Oct 2011)


I dont want to see companies do bad, but its expected from previous results.. I recently just got the LG Optimus G.. took it straight back and got the GS3 due to software bugs.. LG just doesn't take time to develop and put their products in beta to work out the bugs.

posted on 23 Nov 2012, 23:03 1

20. XPERIA-KNIGHT (unregistered)


i dont know what to tell you man......i thought the optimus g was good because i havent been hearing any problems from it so far....but if "you" are having problems then like i said i dont know what to tell you but i would assume that maybe its just you........sorry and i know assumings not good but again There really hasnt been too much reports on it being a bad phone....

posted on 23 Nov 2012, 21:56 4

13. neutralguy (Posts: 1152; Member since: 30 Apr 2012)


Actually, Ravail has a point. True, google designed the phone. But which company, again, manufactured it? LG. Yes, Google designed and put the software, but the hardware was from LG. Google just told LG what specifications it wants on the phone. If this is a hardware issue, then LG must be liable of it.

posted on 23 Nov 2012, 22:13 2

14. XPERIA-KNIGHT (unregistered)


ok so if we are to give credit for a mess up why cant we give credit for somthing good? like putting their name in the title? i get the feeling ravail just wants to be that person to point out their mistakes and say "see i told u they wasnt any good" more so than him actually "having a point"

posted on 23 Nov 2012, 22:49 2

17. MrNobodyWTB (Posts: 27; Member since: 03 Jan 2012)


umadbro?

posted on 23 Nov 2012, 23:01 1

19. XPERIA-KNIGHT (unregistered)


yea i get mad at hatred bro.....u mad?

posted on 24 Nov 2012, 08:29 1

44. wendygarett (unregistered)


Just calm down ok lol... You dont need to keep back pedaling all the time... Let them hate ok lol... Every phone has flaw especially the first batch...

posted on 24 Nov 2012, 13:25

60. XPERIA-KNIGHT (unregistered)


wendy i dont jump on "everyone" just some people need to be told somthing for just being flat out hateful and foolish....... just let people hate?? yea right do you know what happens when you "just let people hate"? sales change because people opinions have been influenced by spiteful and hateful attitudes...........thus leaving good companies without a shot at making it.....sorry but dont just let people hate on you wendy

posted on 24 Nov 2012, 15:20

63. chaoticrazor (Posts: 2347; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)


see im with you on the not letting people get off when there been completely hateful and biased. but i always get it in the neck as when its an android boy been hateful to other os's etc i say something and you have a horde of android fans on you

if there was a easy way to stop the hate it be so much more simple. just wish people would comment on all hateful people and not just those who are hating on there chosen products and leave those in there camp as it is to carry on

posted on 24 Nov 2012, 17:03

69. wendygarett (unregistered)


people hate LG because it make a bad past record... If LG wanna get reputation back... It needs to EARN it... I believe LG will success because it gain my trust... And you too, remixfa and others... Let them hate, when nexus 4 get the first update... They will jealous as hell :)

And yeah... I will earn my reputation back slow and steady :) I don't mind to let them hate

posted on 23 Nov 2012, 21:09 3

6. thelegend6657 (unregistered)


Remixfa : Any problems ?

posted on 23 Nov 2012, 21:19

7. jacobxtyler (Posts: 29; Member since: 02 Oct 2012)


my biggest gripe is that plugging into my car stereo via usb doesnt work for playing music, but when you plug into the headphone jack at the same time you get a buzzing noise...

posted on 23 Nov 2012, 22:35

16. sprockkets (Posts: 1611; Member since: 16 Jan 2012)


Ground loop. Does it happen with other phones?

posted on 24 Nov 2012, 13:49

61. jacobxtyler (Posts: 29; Member since: 02 Oct 2012)


i havent tried it, before i just plugged in my iphone4 with the usb and charged/listened that way but with the nexus 4 i cant get my music playing unless its using analog (3.5mm). im gonna go out and check to see if it does it without the headphone jack plugged in an just usb to see if it is a ground loop problem.

posted on 23 Nov 2012, 21:23 1

8. ardent1 (Posts: 2000; Member since: 16 Apr 2011)


It could be the initial batch since they have the most bugs. I am going to wait another month or two until LG gains experience in building this device -- I am so looking forward to get this to replace my POS (aka Moto Triumph). I can't wait for android 4.x after 2.2!!

posted on 23 Nov 2012, 21:40 1

9. Hemlocke (unregistered)


I have made quite a few calls with mine since Monday, and everything has been good. Battery life and lack of bumper-style accessories are my biggest gripes (The latter is not Google or LG's fault).

posted on 23 Nov 2012, 23:20

21. syedzain (Posts: 175; Member since: 08 Oct 2012)


Thats what happens if the phones are CHEAP... I bought nexus 4 ditching iphone 5. And this was my first mistake.. guys, purple flare... and sometimes it lags too.. Dont know why ? and also the phone get heated, battery life is not good.. when heavy use.

I am not complaining but android is somewhat become laggy while using more and more on nexus 4..

anyone of u experiencing the same thing.

posted on 23 Nov 2012, 23:53

27. XPERIA-KNIGHT (unregistered)


i really dont get it man.....i have a droid incredible 4g lte it is running android 4.0.3 and its dual core snap dragon s4 processor........ive been having it for about 3 weeks now and ive been downloading a good bit of apps, games, and emulators.......this is a phone that has 1gb of ram and only 8gb of internal storage...........running the "so called" heavy and laggy sense ui......and i have yet to have "major" lagg issues with this phone.....for the most part it runs pretty damn smooth......so while im not saying you are lying, i am wondering what some people are "truly" downloading and what they are really doing with there phones.........because your phone, the lg nexus 4, has twice the power of mine and is also stock ui........so how is this happening again?

posted on 24 Nov 2012, 00:15

30. syedzain (Posts: 175; Member since: 08 Oct 2012)


plz help me, coz i have invested a lot. I dont know but this is happening was impressed with android for the first time in my life.
any suggestions ?
Like when i am playing games heavy games, the frame rate drops and after that using the phone for like 2-3 min the dropped frame rate is there.

the batter life is like 6-7 hours of heavy usage.

well i think buying it from other sources could be the problem... Is it ?

posted on 24 Nov 2012, 00:31

31. XPERIA-KNIGHT (unregistered)


i guess thats the problem man "heavy usage" lol what do you expect from a phone?

I wanna say....get a galaxy S3 maybe?? i dont know but it sounds like you need to slow down on the gaming a bit....

posted on 24 Nov 2012, 01:06

33. syedzain (Posts: 175; Member since: 08 Oct 2012)


read an article.. its not phones problem its 4.2 issue..thats happening to all the phones that have upgraded it. well will wait and see what happens..

posted on 24 Nov 2012, 01:43

36. XPERIA-KNIGHT (unregistered)


what article did you just read if you dont mind me asking?

posted on 24 Nov 2012, 04:30

40. syedzain (Posts: 175; Member since: 08 Oct 2012)


i searched it on google.. and i found out that.. i dont know why i cant paste it here ...
U can google search it....

posted on 23 Nov 2012, 23:30 1

23. darkkjedii (Posts: 22002; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


This jus shows that all high end devices can have issues apple, google, doesn't matter. The N4 is still a great phone, but there r no perfect phones. Except the samappgoogberryphone8 lmao.

posted on 23 Nov 2012, 23:32

24. syedzain (Posts: 175; Member since: 08 Oct 2012)


and guys this was my first phone that i migrated from IOS to android...

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