LG Nexus 4 pre-orders have started much early than what was expected. Carphone Warehouse have listed Google"s breakthrough product on their site for pre-orders with complete information on price, specs and delivery date. Google will be officially unveiling the product at an Android event on October 29.
LG Nexus 4 sports a 4.7 inch LCD screen supporting a resolution of 768x1280 pixels. It comes along with a Snapdragon S4 chipset with quad-core processor, clocking at 1.5GHZ.The device has 2GB of RAM capacity. These specifications reveal that the new LG Nexus 4 is based on Optimus G, a best selling product from LG. The new device also incorporates an 8 mega pixel camera. HD video recording (1080p) at 30fps is supported by the device.
The device has 8GB of non-expandable storage. This limited storage capacity seems to be the only downfall of the product however 16GB versions of the device can be expected from the manufacturer in future. Standard connectivity features are present in the device including Wi-fi, NFC and Bluetooth. LG Nexus 4 has quad-band 2G and tri-band 3g. LTE support has not been included in the device.
The operating system used in the device has been given as Jelly Bean. Carphone Warehouse has listed Android 4.1 and 4.2 in the specs page. This could mean that a major update to Jelly Bean could be made available although it is not verified whether it will be the new Key Lime Pie OS.
LG Nexus 4 has dimensions of 133.9 x 68.7 x 9.1mm.The device weighs only 139g which makes it slightly lighter than the Optimus G. The device will be made available to the users in two color variants of black and white. Talk time is listed at the site as 12 hours. LG Optimus G offers 15 hours of talk time. This could mean that LG Nexus 4 will be using a smaller battery compared to Optimus G.
Pricing and Delivery
LG Nexus 4 is being offered SIM free at a price of £390 (Rs. 33,700).Users can get LG Nexus 4 for free on £31/month 2-year contract (Rs. 2,670/month) with the delivered scheduled for October 30. The pricing is slightly higher than that of Samsung Galaxy S3 which can be had for free with a £28/month contract (Rs. 2,400/month).