EXIF data from Picasa pictures show the LG E960 will be called the LG Nexus 4

EXIF data from Picasa pictures show the LG E960 will be called the LG Nexus 4
The EXIF data shows the Nexus 4 name

The EXIF data shows the Nexus 4 name

EXIF data taken from photographs found on Picasa show that the LG E960 will be known as the LG Nexus 4. This is not terribly surprising since we you showed you a screenshot of Carphone Warehouse's inventory page which showed the LG Nexus 4 name. Additionally, French media outlet Le Figaro also called the device by the same name.

EXIF data can be faked which might have you looking at the pictures somewhat skeptically. Even the name of the photographer given credit for the photographs, who in this case is Google software engineer Mehul Agarwal, can be faked in order to mislead the public. Still, where there is smoke there is fire and at this point we can feel confident that the LG E960 will be known as the LG Nexus 4. Now it's just a matter of having the device officially introduced by the Korean manufacturer.

source: Picasa via AndroidCentral

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20 Comments

1. Birds

Posts: 1172; Member since: Nov 21, 2011

I don't care if LG made this device. A lot of you are too harsh on LG to begin with. Lets face it, lately LG's top of the line and upper echelon of the mid range hardware has been great. LG UI has improved too. But what makes this device a mus have is its pure android experience.... But I think I'ma ctually overwhelmed by this device. I was not expecting a Nexus by LG at all. Yo nesicito uno....

5. ajac09

Posts: 1482; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

once they make a quality product I will change my mind. Till then.. maybe this will be the one though I wont be buying it. I like my micro sd cards

8. CanYouSeeTheLight

Posts: 1122; Member since: Jul 05, 2012

I have had an Optimus 2X while my sister had an Galaxy S2, while the LG sucks on software it never had a hardware problem, my sister's S2 has a gap between the glass and the bezel and the glass is unglueing itself..

9. monkeytown

Posts: 125; Member since: Jul 26, 2012

will be the same story like the 4X HD.....camera sucked ass and they locked the bootloader lol in addition, hardware was cool, software sucked and no way to change that

10. crankyd00d

Posts: 191; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

Umm it's a NEXUS.... N E X U S, which means we will NOT get LG's software but GOOGLE's, and again if it's not clear enough yet, it's a N E X U S, so we will get a locked but EASY TO UNLOCK through fastboot boot loader like we always have in the past. Basically LG's past history does NOT apply to this phone, they can make good hardware, they have proven that, AND they CANNOT screw it up with bad software and slow updates like the have in the past

2. sid07desai

Posts: 290; Member since: May 03, 2012

What's in a name? The phone is legendary!

3. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

name......check Now more internal storage! lol

4. nbringer

Posts: 180; Member since: Sep 11, 2012

"LG Nexus 4" means that there will be only one nexus phone this year?

6. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

The rumors only said there would be multiple Nexus devices from multiple manufacturers, not multiple phones. We'll have the Asus Nexus 7, the LG Nexus 4, and soon a Samsung Nexus 10. All that's left would be a Nexus 5 (which may or may not be coming).

7. darkdroid

Posts: 44; Member since: Sep 13, 2012

the phone is quite good ...but i really hope the onboard storage will be like 16 or 32 gb at the time of its unveiling

11. tombcd

Posts: 25; Member since: Sep 29, 2012

I also can't imagine Google releasing a 8 GB version only, that would be a joke.

19. Kenny_Strawn

Posts: 6; Member since: Oct 12, 2012

There IS a 16GB version; it's just $50 more than the 8GB version without a T-Mobile contract (and $100 less with one): https://play.google.com/store/devices/details?id=nexus_4_16gb

12. Zahrawy

Posts: 10; Member since: Aug 22, 2012

why is it going to be called Nexus 4? is there a 1,2 and 3 other nexuses?

13. wendygarett unregistered

Have you heard of iPhone 1, 2 and 3? Apple also suddenly jump its name to iPhone4 :)

14. shnibz

Posts: 506; Member since: Sep 18, 2011

Zahrawy it will be the 4th Nexus. There was HTC Nexus One, Samsung Nexus S, Samsung Galaxy Nexus....and now this LG.

15. g2a5b0e unregistered

Technically, it's the 5th Nexus device. You left out the Asus Nexus 7. But, it is the 4th Nexus phone.

16. shnibz

Posts: 506; Member since: Sep 18, 2011

Yeah I was just thinking phones :) totally forgot about the Asus N7

20. Kenny_Strawn

Posts: 6; Member since: Oct 12, 2012

Well, technically the Nexus 4 has a 4 (well, really, 4.7) inch screen, which could also be part of it...

17. marctorres

Posts: 10; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

should be jaw dropping specs...

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