It is the era of smartphones as it has almost become an inevitable tool of the daily life. Manufacturers are trying to bring in new features, looks and applications that can charm the people and make them an addicted user of their product. The internet giant Google along with LG has launched Google Nexus 4, which has become the ever time favorite of tech savvy’s. Even though Nexus looks like a pretty bland handset, rather it is fully packed with so many incredible and exclusive features. Let us have a quick review of this great smartphone and why most people are reluctant to try any other phone after using Nexus 4.


Specifications of Google Nexus 4

The Google Nexus 4 is very thin and handy, having a thickness of 9.1 mm to 8.6 mm. It weighs only 133 gm and is available in attractive black and white colors. Google and LG have tried to make Nexus 4 to be completely wire free and hence they designed it to support wireless charging and NFC. More detailed specs are discussed below.

User Interface

Nexus 4 uses Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, which is considered to be the most loved and pure android version that is capable of giving a new experience to the users. The automatic data backup, restore and downloading of previously installed applications from Google Play Store are some of the android features that makes the phone instantly usable.

Processor and memory

The new generation Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor makes this phone superfast and the Quad cores working at 1500 MHz allows the user to switch effortlessly between apps without any delay. It is equipped with 2 GB of RAM and memory is available in 2 variants, 8 GB and 16 GB.


The high performances of the 8 Megapixel rear camera allow the users to take stunning images without losing the minute details. Continuous focus, real-time zoom, and time lapse mode give you the power to shoot startling HD videos. The front camera is 1.3 Megapixel and is excellent for video calls.


The screen is 4.7-inch True HD IPS PLUS display with a resolution of 1,280 x 768 pixels which packs 320 pixels per inch. WXIGA IPS, Corning Gorilla glass 2 screen is very resistant to scratches, and there are very few dust-trapping gaps. The touch screen is highly sensitive and has a few icons, making it more user-friendly.


The Google Nexus 4 is powered by a 2100 mAh Li-ion battery and it gives a good back up. The fast charging facility enables the user to fully recharge the phone around 2 hours.

Google services

All the Google services and apps are readily available and work smoothly on Nexus. Maps, YouTube, Google Now, Navigation, Gmail, chrome are some of the apps that syncs beautifully to this device. Other trickery include a multitude of sensors i.e. accelerometer, compass, ambient light, gyroscope, barometer, GPS, wireless charging, Miracast wireless display, and NFC.


Nexus 4 is Google’s snappiest smartphone yet and one of the best android smartphone available now in the market. Lately there was some availability issues and the manufacturers, both Google and LG are trying their level best to meet the high demands and bring this highly demanded model into the market in mass numbers.

The most amazing part about Google Nexus 4 is its price. The device is available to purchase for $299 (8 GB) and $349 (16 GB) from Google Play store without any contract and no carrier.