On October 23 at the event where Google announced the Nexus 10 tablet and upgrades to the Nexus 7, a smartphone was also announced on the staple of Google, but made by LG Electronics Inc., the Google Nexus 4, the device came along with the new Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.
The Google Nexus 4 is accorded with a 4.7 inch display, powered by a 1.5GHz quad core krait processor, supported by a 2GB RAM, has an 8 GB and 16GB storage option, and runs on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.
Features that is accorded in the Google Nexus 4
The Google Nexus 4 smartphone has a 4.7 inch True HD IPS Plus display with 1280 x 768 pixels resolution facilitated by Zeorogap Touch technology. The screen is protected by Corning Gorilla glass 2 and is scratch resistance.
LG has provided a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 quad core Krait processor that clocks 1.5GHz to power the Google Nexus 4.
The Android Jelly Bean has received an update to version 4.2 and that is what runs the Google nexus 4, some of the new features in the Android 4.2 is the Google Now latest version and other latest Google apps.
Storage and Memory
The Google Nexus 4 has a internal storage option of 8GB and 16GB and it is supported by a 2GB RAM.
Unlike its Nexus 7 tablet which came with just a 1.2MP front facing camera, Google has provided on the device a rear camera with 8MP for photo and video shooting, the Google Nexus 4 smartphone also has a front camera of 1.3MP for HD video chatting and call. A new feature that stitches 360 degree pictures of rooms and landscape is one of the camera functionalities called Photo Sphere.
The connectivity features on the LG Google Nexus 4 is 3G (WCDMA), HSPA+, NFC and Wireless charging.
The Google Nexus 4 device is empowered with an embedded 2,100mAh Li-Polymer battery that boasts of a talk time of 15.3 hours, and standby 390 hours.
The LG Google Nexus 4 device weighs 139g with a dimension of 133.9 x 68.7 x 9.1 mm.
T-Mobile will offer the 16GB version of the Google Nexus 4 at $199 with a 2yr contract. The unlock version 8GB model goes for $299 while the 16GB sells for $349.
The market to get the Nexus 4 device first includes; US, UK, Canada, France, Germany, Asia, Middle East, Spain, CIS, Central/South Americans and the Europe. The available date is fixed for November 13 on Google Play store. India will be getting the Google Nexus 4 by the end of November.