LG Nexus 4 Specs Review: Can LG's Nexus crush Samsung's "Next Big Thing"?

Without any notice in advance, Google has just announced its new Nexus smartphone - the LG Nexus 4. As the name implies, this time Google has decided to partner with LG for the production of its latest 'pure Android' handset, instead of Samsung, which was the producer of the Nexus S and Galaxy Nexus...
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1. Ohrules

Posts: 327; Member since: Jun 11, 2012

3. eisenbricher

Posts: 973; Member since: Aug 09, 2012

No surprise. Your link address itself screams what lies under xD Well add me in the list as well :)

23. eisenbricher

Posts: 973; Member since: Aug 09, 2012

btw is it just me or the title kinda sounds perv?? @_@

43. Nadr1212

Posts: 741; Member since: Sep 22, 2012

What is this? A full freakin' review or an average article?

6. MeoCao unregistered

Nexus 4 is not designed to compete with LTE phones which include Note 2. Nexus 4 is top phone with affordable price and will serve all people around the World not just in the US.

20. PhenomFaz

Posts: 1236; Member since: Sep 26, 2012

Absolutely agree! Nexus is one heck of a device and its unfair to compare it to Samsung's flagships or the upcoming Galaxy s4. They're both very different. Hardware-wise Galaxy S4 will win the battle simply because its coming out after 6 months or so and will definitely sport superior hardware like processor, more ram, better screen tech, yada-yada...and will have a great fan following if not the greatest but the Nexus has always carved a niche of its own. Its a pure google device with specs which'll still be respectable even around the launch time of Galaxy s4 and at a budget price. so they're not competing with each other

28. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

agree with everything except better buld and better screen.......which is why I would never buy a samsung device over this nexus 4 and HTC phones as well.......so samsung can have all the power and features it wants to have but if samsung continues to put that dim and blueish tinted "amoled" in there, then I will always look past them for something with a better display and a more "premium".build.....If the galaxy S4 is just a larger Gs3 wit more power, then they will be doing what apple has been dong for 5 years now........Selling the same old stuff to people and calling it new

13. Synack

Posts: 688; Member since: Jul 05, 2011

Without LTE it'll lose a lot of US customers. But the price will encourage many other carrier US customers and many other world customers. Expect the same sales as the GNex overall worldwide sales.

29. richardyarrell2011

Posts: 510; Member since: Mar 16, 2011

Sorry guys gotta laugh LG is soft even with this Lg Nexus 4. The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is on a level totally different from other handsets. Trust me no stock Nexus 4 will ever touch this Galaxy Note 2 or Galaxy S3 for that matter....

38. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

sorry buddy, but the US SGS3 is crap. The Note2 is awesome, but that comes with an overclocked CPU and GPU to make it awesome. The Nexus4's krait quad pro is stronger without the CPU/GPU clock, and will get even strong when peeps do start O/Cing it. It doesnt hold a candle to Samsung's soon to be released Exynos 5 dual and quads, but for now, the N4 is the big guy on the block. All the extra functionality in the note is just apps that can be ported. I intend on taking that spiral pic gallery for my nexus4.

44. richardyarrell2011

Posts: 510; Member since: Mar 16, 2011

Lg is far from a major player in the android game. Samsung is android that will always be. NO current manufacturer can hold a candle to the Galaxy Note features and optimized sofware. Samsung PIMP SLAPS ALL...

39. bigstrudel

Posts: 594; Member since: Aug 20, 2012

Enjoy those carrier hobbled software updates.

34. ScottSchneider

Posts: 336; Member since: Dec 06, 2011

Well For you,.... I am not able to push the like button more than 1'ce... O_e

2. pikapowerize

Posts: 1869; Member since: May 03, 2012

are we going to see galaxy nexus 2 or xperia nexus in the near future?

5. Ray.S

Posts: 456; Member since: Jul 19, 2011

Depends on what you mean by "near future"...

7. ahomad

Posts: 175; Member since: May 15, 2012

next few hours?

11. pikapowerize

Posts: 1869; Member since: May 03, 2012

on the next day?

15. Captain_Doug

Posts: 1037; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Ideally.

19. sid07desai

Posts: 290; Member since: May 03, 2012

not until 2013. Or else it would creat disputes among multi-nexus oems. And overall porfits of all will reduce.

26. Nikolas.Oliver

Posts: 1574; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

The price of this phone is obviously putting a shame on bb, rim's flagship model the bold 9900 sells for 5.500.000 idr in my country which is equivalent to 570 bucks, what do i get with it ? Small screen ! Slow processor ! Small battery ! And that is only the tip of the iceberg...i've no doubt that rim will ask a lot for bb 10 devices... Do you still wanna defend bb ?

31. pikapowerize

Posts: 1869; Member since: May 03, 2012

yes.... lol that was history!!! hate all you want!!! but i dont care you loser!

33. Nikolas.Oliver

Posts: 1574; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

You cant answer my statement can you ? Because what i said is a fact, bb is kinda greedy but not as greedy as apple, google is putting consumer first, What history? You said in the last article "bold 9900 is amazing!!" If bold is amazing then how about this nexus ?

4. bloodline

Posts: 706; Member since: Dec 01, 2011

love this phone, can't wait to purchase it

8. redmd

Posts: 1926; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

I hope the folllow up next year wont be called Nexus 4S. lol anyhow, this is a must have android phone or can i say an almost perfect android phone.

9. ardent1

Posts: 2000; Member since: Apr 16, 2011

I can't believe this phone is 4.9 ounces. This is going against the current trend of larger phones but also being lighter at the same time. No wonder LG is losing against Samsung. I would have been impressed if LG was able to get the phone to be around 4.5 ounces. The LG Nexus is a smaller phone than the GS III so it should weigh less, respectively.

21. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

I don't get you people, first if a device is light "it feels cheap" but suddenly a device packs some "premium" and a nice weight to it and its a bad thing too? How can you make people happy these days jeez

25. aahmed215

Posts: 169; Member since: Jun 18, 2012

I don't get why people care if a phone is 5 ounces or 2 ounces. Can you not carry it for hours at a time? Are you seriously that weak? I feel weight only starts to matter when it comes to tablets and laptops. I also feel the same about thickness. The thickest phone out there is still good enough for me.

10. ajac09

Posts: 1482; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

no...

12. ilia1986 unregistered

There is no need to "Crush" anybody. One Android manufacturer can live very happily with another. It's Apple which is a direct threat to all the Android manufacturers with Apple's sue-first-ask-questions-later policy. *It* must be crushed.

16. darac

Posts: 2156; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

Amen to that Btw, I'd never take a nexus 4 over my galaxy s3 (not enough storage and screen estate given the on screen buttons ) but in the price value and tech level comparison it wins without a shadow of doubt
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