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LG Nexus 4 pictured again, specs confirmed

0. phoneArena posted on 19 Oct 2012, 14:54

Serial leakers evleaks has come up with an image of the LG Nexus 4 along with a litany of specs that confirms what we already are expecting from the device; will this be just one of a multitude of Nexus handsets to be released this year?...

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posted on 19 Oct 2012, 15:03 17

1. fanesxx (Posts: 74; Member since: 19 May 2011)

As long as we get 5 nexus phones,
This will be a great christmas!!!!!!!

posted on 19 Oct 2012, 15:45 16

13. InspectorGadget80 (unregistered)

All I want for christmas is 5 NEXUS PHONES

posted on 19 Oct 2012, 20:38 4

43. MeoCao (unregistered)

I want 5 Nexii too, but I'm afraid there will be only 1 as we see no leaks but LG Nexus.

posted on 19 Oct 2012, 21:34 6

47. g2a5b0e (Posts: 3814; Member since: 08 Jun 2012)

No offense, but the plural of the word "nexus" is "nexus" or "nexuses", not "nexii". That word does not exist.

posted on 19 Oct 2012, 15:06 4

2. TylerGrunter (Posts: 1543; Member since: 16 Feb 2012)

Yeah! At least one version with 16GB! I bet there will be also one with 32 or microSD!

posted on 19 Oct 2012, 15:06 5

3. XPERIA-KNIGHT (unregistered)

amazing.........8gb or 16gb Thats what were looking for google....options! lol

posted on 19 Oct 2012, 15:06 1

4. islam89 (Posts: 2; Member since: 19 Oct 2012)

8MP cam.
to little nowdays

posted on 19 Oct 2012, 15:25 33

6. simplyj (Posts: 406; Member since: 23 Dec 2009)

You obviously know nothing about cameras.

posted on 19 Oct 2012, 15:38 12

11. RORYREVOLUTION (Posts: 3117; Member since: 12 Jan 2010)

Try using the 13 megapixel camera on the Sprint's version of the LG G vs the One X or SGS3, most agree that the imagine qualtity is better on both of those devices vs the higher megapixels in the Sprint LG G. The type of camera it has makes it a good camera, not the megapixel count.

posted on 21 Oct 2012, 21:17

62. bayusuputra (Posts: 963; Member since: 12 Feb 2012)

LOL.. I thought we got pass the MP myth already.. looks like someone still living in 2011..

posted on 19 Oct 2012, 15:21 1

5. Kjayhawk (Posts: 294; Member since: 07 Oct 2010)

Yeah if these are the final specs I would be very disappointed, even if this phone was sold as a budget phone. Google releasing a phone under the name nexus means its a flag ship device from Google. So what kind of message would this send consumers, google is happy with being known as the budget phone.

No this stuff doesn't add up last year google released the galaxy nexus with 32gb storage and LTE. Why would they remove LTE especially since the iPhone 5 just got this. Maybe this is the unlocked version for companies like straight talk and other pre-paid phone companies. Like the GSM Nexus is now

But this is not the version of the Nexus we are looking for that will be available on AT&T and maybe Verizon.

More Nexus devices will be unveiled on the 29th will they be from other manufacturers maybe or will there just be multiple versions of the LG Nexus.

posted on 19 Oct 2012, 15:30 9

7. XPERIA-KNIGHT (unregistered)

You're missing the point bro this IS VERY MUCH intended to be a "high end/quadcore" with low range price point! While other nexuses that will be released later (sony nexus) will most probably have that 13 mp cam you are looking for (even though we all should know by now higher MP isnt everything) but if you're looking for that "complete spec sheet" we all can expect a higher price tag........This is a way to improve LG's status of bad updates while at the same time keeping the price low enough for others to be able to obtain such a phone....For those that have the cash to buy the more expensive phones with a more complete spec sheet, I believe google will deliver there as well...

posted on 19 Oct 2012, 16:12 5

20. Kjayhawk (Posts: 294; Member since: 07 Oct 2010)

Good point but why not simply make a phone with a S4 DUAL core processor and give it 16gb storage and call it a low budget phone... Does a low budget phone really need a quad-core processor?

Really any nexus phone is likely to have a mediocre camera as long as it uses the stock android. Look at the HTC One X great camera on sense UI but when running stock android, the camera goes to s**t. Unless Google fixes this in 4.2 of course.

posted on 19 Oct 2012, 17:08 4

31. XPERIA-KNIGHT (unregistered)

thats a great idea man I agree with you, but I guess its just what people been asking for and google is ready to deliver it.. Should we be mad? no because believe it or not, the 16gb version will sell like hot cakes once its on the shelves! I feel the 8gb version will do good as well.

Dont worry there will be more nexuses to suit everyones interest but for now we gotta look at this as a gift from google :)

posted on 19 Oct 2012, 20:50 3

46. cretinick (Posts: 148; Member since: 25 Jan 2011)

The focus here is the OS.

A Nexus Phone with quad-core and 2GB RAM will get updates for years!

It's a killer telephone, regarding the execution of app and games! It would be perfect if have a killer camera and LTE too. But I think it would annihilate the sales of Optimus G, GSIII, One X and et cetera...

posted on 21 Oct 2012, 09:41 1

56. Hemlocke (unregistered)

LTE just won't happen, unless it is a carrier-branded device, which just should NOT be called a Nexus, ever. The Verizon and Sprint GNex are a joke. They drag down the rest of the Nexus line.

posted on 19 Oct 2012, 15:32 9

9. squallz506 (banned) (Posts: 1075; Member since: 19 Oct 2011)

I've never considered the nexus tag to mean flagship. I bought the nexus 7 because of my budget. I considered a gnex but got a flagship instead, the sgs3. Nexus is a standard not a flagship.

posted on 19 Oct 2012, 20:25

41. jan25 (Posts: 470; Member since: 26 Feb 2012)

i would disagree there. this Nexus is a true flagship device. comparing it to the Galaxy S3 for example, it beats it in every department except for storage and camera. if you don't want to pay that price for a Nexus, then it's your choice but there a lot of other who would.

posted on 19 Oct 2012, 15:33 5

10. bigstrudel (Posts: 529; Member since: 20 Aug 2012)

That's pretty silly that you'd be disappointed. The S4 Pro quad is likely the most well balanced and top performing stock quad on the market and LGs displays are among the very best.

This is a world phone. Most of the world does not have LTE. HSPA+ is just as fast as LTE for most tasks anyways, and takes less battery. I went from Verizon LTE to ATT HSPA+ and the only difference I noticed was my Speed Test result.

posted on 19 Oct 2012, 16:20 3

22. Kjayhawk (Posts: 294; Member since: 07 Oct 2010)

1. I would be disappointed if this was the only nexus to arrive, a 8 GB and 16 GB model and no LTE. Because that would be a step back from the galaxy nexus and really the market we are in today. Have you watched a Verizon or AT&T commercial lately or even an ad, what do they advertise LTE! This is becoming a main selling point for phones, not having this feature would make it a hard buy for Verizon, Sprint or AT&T customers (if it even comes to either of those carriers). No doubt though the screen, processor and camera are an upgrade.

2. I know this is an unlocked phone thats why i said it in my first post :)
"Maybe this is the unlocked version for companies like straight talk and other pre-paid phone companies. Like the GSM Nexus is now"

posted on 19 Oct 2012, 15:31 7

8. androiddownsouth (Posts: 598; Member since: 02 May 2012)

No 32GB storage and/or no microSD card slot = no buy for me. Hopefully the new HTC 5" monster will be Nexus. If it is and has a microSD card slot, I'll run to throw my money at them lol.

posted on 19 Oct 2012, 16:01 4

19. androiddownsouth (Posts: 598; Member since: 02 May 2012)

Thumbs down for wanting more storage to buy it? Really? Wow lol. That's pretty amusing.

posted on 19 Oct 2012, 16:18 1

21. Izzy_V (Posts: 216; Member since: 07 Jul 2012)

While it is true that mobile devices and other portable devices suffer from a lack of storage, it forces one to wonder what kind of things you put in your phone if you want and need that much storage.

16 GBs should be enough storage for a good amount of music, games, etc., at least the ones you're going to listen to and use. There are people that do go way beyond the norm for storage used but I don't think manufacturers want to waste time or money developing/manufacturing a version that they know only a handful of people are going to buy.

posted on 19 Oct 2012, 17:05 5

28. androiddownsouth (Posts: 598; Member since: 02 May 2012)

I have tons of music I listen to on my Android, and also keep about 10 to 12 movies on it at a time, along with some games like Dead Trigger. If anyone was wondering, there you go.

I like having a wide variety of music on my phone, and the movies on the go without having to stream them is nice as well.

Personally, I think it's kind of silly to thumb down a person for how they use a device unless they are doing something ridiculous with it. I hardly think that at this day and age that music, movies, and games fall under that category.

It's whatever. I just find it silly so many people so quick to say someone is wrong for how to use something when it's all about personal preference.

posted on 19 Oct 2012, 17:17 1

33. XPERIA-KNIGHT (unregistered)

dont worry bro there will be more nexuses to help out :)........Googles a good company....... n i feel you on the heavy media storage part lol hopefully we will see a 32 gb version as well........until then lets sit tight and enjoy the rideee! :)

posted on 19 Oct 2012, 17:54 1

34. RORYREVOLUTION (Posts: 3117; Member since: 12 Jan 2010)

I don't mind if there's only 16GB of internal storage on a device IF and only IF it has a micro sd card slot. That optional extra storage amount not only makes it a better buy, but a longer lasting one as well.

posted on 19 Oct 2012, 16:28 3

24. metoyou (Posts: 279; Member since: 19 Oct 2011)

HTC 5" have microSD card :)

posted on 19 Oct 2012, 17:06

29. androiddownsouth (Posts: 598; Member since: 02 May 2012)

I am aware and anxiously awaiting news of the Nexus/not Nexus situation and the battery the US version will carry.=)

posted on 19 Oct 2012, 15:44 5

12. InspectorGadget80 (unregistered)


posted on 19 Oct 2012, 15:49 1

14. Berzerk000 (Posts: 4275; Member since: 26 Jun 2011)

Perhaps a little design change has happened since the prototype leaks? I certainly hope so. Or maybe another manufacturer will give us the same spec count with a Nexus and have a better design.

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