LG Nexus images surface: Optimus G-like design, on-screen buttons

We’ve been hearing so much about the allegedly upcoming LG Nexus - similar to the LG Optimus G…
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41. monkeytown

Posts: 125; Member since: Jul 26, 2012


45. The_Innovation

Posts: 648; Member since: Jul 18, 2012

Ok, buy an iPhone and enjoy then.

48. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

I would have to disagree with you a bit here. Yes, all designs are starting to get similar; as in they are all sort of warping towards uni-body polycarbonate + some other material like Kevlar, aluminum, ceramic, and glass (except for Samsung, because... Samsung), but it's minor differences in design that matter to people. Button placement, overall shape, whether the camera is protruding out of the rest of the back, where the camera is placed (middle top, top left, top right, etc.). These are all variables that matter to people. I like it when there is a small bump for the camera, when the volume rocker is on the left side, power button on the right side, and an ergonomically curved uni-body device with a matte finish on the polycarbonate. The One X fits it perfectly, except the power button is on top, that bothers me. Maybe it's just me being slightly OCD, but that matters to people. The Optimus G is a bit too blocky for me, not enough for the curvature of my hand; but some people like their devices having more sharp edges. All comes down to personal preference, like everything else in the world lol

11. daymler

Posts: 12; Member since: May 09, 2012

btw there are 2 phones on those photos. the one is with wider front speaker and more square form, and the other one is with more oval form, different front speaker and wider silver frame around the screen. so...maybe we are looking at 2 LG Nexus Devices or what?

32. jan25

Posts: 470; Member since: Feb 26, 2012

nope, same phone. the square shaped phone is the curved one but in a case.

44. daymler

Posts: 12; Member since: May 09, 2012

and what about the front speaker?

47. jan25

Posts: 470; Member since: Feb 26, 2012

if you look closely, the wide opening of the speaker is actually the opening of the case making it seem it's part of the phone. it really is the same phone mate.

49. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Whenever companies are testing a device, they put it in a case to make it look similar to an existing product. You can see in the last photo, there's a line separating the actual device and the case. The case is making it look more square, yet you look on the inner border of that line and that shows the actual shape of the device with a more curved design.

12. RaKithAPeiRiZ

Posts: 1488; Member since: Dec 29, 2011

Looks like we are gonna see a barrage of nexae

13. Kronic

Posts: 321; Member since: Sep 11, 2012

Ooooo sexxxxyyy!!!!

16. vddeguzman

Posts: 41; Member since: Jul 12, 2012

Nice! Beautiful back pattern. I like it!

17. bloodline

Posts: 706; Member since: Dec 01, 2011

I was hoping for less bezel but still looks good

18. Jphones

Posts: 256; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

it doesn't look too good from a design aspect. HTC would make one of the best if not the best looking nexus phones

19. jan25

Posts: 470; Member since: Feb 26, 2012

Disco phone :D I dig it! the slim profile, the chrome/metal that surrounds the screen.. everything except for the glass back. just not practical. LG has both impressed me with design and specs. it's very hard to top that phone, very hard.

20. BadAssAbe

Posts: 507; Member since: Apr 22, 2011

The LG Optimus G looks betters because 1 Square corners look better in a case 2 on screen buttons take up screen real estate with same bezel 3 on screen buttons will only be good on a true black display because of power consumption and looks (ips display dark grey not black)

21. mio15

Posts: 38; Member since: Mar 21, 2011

Hi, just saying but since when does a Nexus device features "with Google" ? Maybe it´s a prototype housing etc. But maybe the rumour about the Nexus phone is bigger than that what has to come. -> One new Nexus from Samsung (maybe with S4) is all i expect. greetings

25. d_eagle

Posts: 15; Member since: Sep 06, 2012

WTH why no LTE in International version??

26. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

wow.. uuuugggly from the pix. way too much chin for this stage in the game. good thing its packed with horsepower.

28. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Looks kinda ugly. The final model will look better no doubt though.

36. The_Innovation

Posts: 648; Member since: Jul 18, 2012

Shut up and take my money.

40. monkeytown

Posts: 125; Member since: Jul 26, 2012

nice bezel ~~

42. nbringer

Posts: 180; Member since: Sep 11, 2012

I believe the holes on the bottom right and left from the micro-usb are for two screws.

43. ap1989

Posts: 145; Member since: Oct 12, 2011

this not nexus phone cause nexus phone boots up with google logo not lg same thing with galaxy nexus it doesn't boot up to samsung logo only google

53. someones4

Posts: 627; Member since: Sep 16, 2012

Looks really good.. but what about the specs? I hope that the 8gb storage is false.
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