Google Nexus 4

Announced:
Oct 29, 2012
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Nov 13, 2012

PhoneArena Rating:

9.0
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Display

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Display size:

4.7 inches

Resolution:

768 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density:

318 ppi

Technology:

IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio:

68.49 %

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 2), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

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Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

8 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Specifications:

Sensor size: 1/4"

Flash:

LED

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Video calling

Front:

1.3 megapixels

Design

Dimensions:

5.27 x 2.70 x 0.36 inches (133.9 x 68.7 x 9.1 mm)

Weight:

4.90 oz (139 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass

Colors:

Black, White

Hardware & Performance

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System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064

Processor:

Quad-core, 1500 MHz, Krait

GPU:

Adreno 320

RAM:

2 GB

Internal storage:

16 GB

OS:

Android (5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.3, 4.4.2, 4.4, 4.3, 4.2.2, 4.2.1, 4.2)

Battery

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Capacity:

2100 mAh

Charging:

Qi wireless charging

Talk time:

15.30 hours
the average is 23 h (1379 min)

Stand-by time:

16.2 days (390 hours)
the average is 21 days (498 h)

Music playback:

40.00 hours

Video playback:

8.00 hours

Cellular

UMTS:

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data:

HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type:

Micro SIM

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

4.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n, dual-band

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

microUSB

Features:

Mass storage device, Video out

HDMI:

Yes

Location:

A-GPS, Glonass

Other:

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Hearing aid compatibility:

M3

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

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Screen mirroring:

DLNA, Wireless screen share, SlimPort, TV-out

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 07, 2012

FCC ID value:

ZNFE960 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.55 W/kg

Body:

1.27 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.50 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.27 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box:

USB sync/charge cable, AC Adapter and cable, SIM ejection tool, Safety and Warranty information, Quick start guide

This device is also known as LG Nexus 4, LG Optimus G Nexus, LG E960, LG Optimus Nexus, LG Mako

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Google Nexus 8GB

Differences from the main variant:

Internal storage:

8 GB

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

  • Supports wireless charging

Cons

  • Too little RAM
  • Low pixel density screen (318 ppi)

Description

Google Nexus 4 has a 1.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro with Krait CPUs (meaning this thing should be crazy fast), a 4.7-inch WXGA True HD IPS Plus (1280 x 768 pixels) display with Zerogap Touch technology and Corning Gorilla Glass 2, 2GB of RAM, an 8MP rear camera, a 1.3MP front camera, and a 2100 mAh battery rated for upwards of 15.3 hours of talk time. The device has NFC as expected, and will support wireless charging. It will run Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.

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