Google LG Nexus 4 Officially Releasing on November 13 with Android 4.2: Features/Specs/Pricing
Well! Google and LG just have officially announced their much anticipated Nexus 4 smartphone; the device will be released on November 13 with the latest Android 4.2 Jelly Bean on a quadcore processor. Among the other significant features of LG Nexus 4 are; a 4.7-inch 1280 x 768 True HD IPS+ display and a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro chipset running at 1.5GHGz paired with 2GB of RAM; Google plans to sell it unlocked for use on GSM/HSPA+ networks worldwide, in addition to via T-Mobile USA with a contract withou LTE support, which will dishearten many LG’s fans.
Instead, LG Nexus 4 offers regular 3G and HSPA+ with an option of 8GB or 16GB of storage. It also offers an 8-megapixel main camera and a 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera, a 2,100 mAh battery good for up to 15.3hrs talktime or 390hrs standby, and all grasped into a 139g device measuring 133.9 x 68.7 x 9.1mm.
Google has included NFC support, as expected to promote adoption of Google Wallet, along with wireless charging. The 4.2 update of Jelly Bean includes Swype-like Gesture Typing in an update to the keyboard, and Photo Sphere, which allows 360-degree images to be shot and shared on Google+ or embedded into Google Maps.
The Nexus 4 come with a price tag of $299 for the 8GB and $349 for the 16GB, unlocked and SIM-free from November 13.
It’ll also be made available via the Google Play store in US, UK, Australia, France, Germany, Spain and Canada.
Moreover, the 16GB version of LG Nexus 4 will also be offered through T-Mobile USA, priced at $199 with a new, two-year contract. UK pricing is £279 for the 16GB, unlocked model, and £239 for the 8GB.