And the next Nexus flagship phone is here! Nexus 4 has just been officially announced by Google along with the next version of the Operating System, Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. We have already seen almost the entire thing before hand, thanks to all those leaks over the Internet.
Nexus 4 is built by LG and is powered with a 4.7-inch (1280 x 768 resolution) IPS display, a 1.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro processor, an 8 megapixels camera and 16GB of storage space. The backside of the phone is made of glass – I hope it doesn’t get too many scratches.
Google is calling Nexus 4, “The new smartphone with Google Now and Photo Sphere”. It features cutting edge hardware, the latest version of Android and latest Google apps – The best of Google will be in the palm of your hands with the new Nexus 4.
Nexus 4 Specifications
Here are the official technical specifications of the Nexus 4, thanks to Techcrunch.
- Screen 4.7” 1280×768 (320ppi)
- WXGA, HD IPS+
- Corning® Gorilla® Glass 2
- Size H: 5.27 in (133.9 mm)
- W: 2.7 in (68.7 mm)
- D: 0.36 in (9.1 mm)
- Weight 0.31 lbs (139 g)
- Cameras Main: 8MP BSI sensor, 1080p video
- Front: 1.3MP, 720p video
- Face recognition
- Memory 8GB or 16GB (formatted capacity will be less)
- Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro 1.5GHz (Adreno 320 GPU)
- RAM 2GB
- Sensors Accelerometer, Compass, Ambient light, Proximity, Gyroscope, Pressure, GPS
- Network Unlocked GSM/UMTS/HSPA+
- GSM/EDGE/GPRS (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
- 3G (850, 900, 1700, 1900, 2100 MHz)
- HSPA+ 42 Mbps
- Wireless Wireless display on a Miracast compatible HD TV
- Dual-band Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n)
- NFC (Android Beam)
- Power Wireless charging (use any Qi-compatible charger)
- 2,100 mAH Li-polymer battery
- Standby: up to 250 hours
- Talk time: up to 10 hours
- Music playback: up to 40 hours
- Video playback: up to 8 hours
- Web browsing: up to 7 hours
- OS Android Jelly Bean (4.2)
Woah! That’s a lot of awesomeness in one device, right?
Nexus 4 Release Date
The new Nexus 4 will hit the stores on November 13. There is no information of what carriers is this phone going to be released on, but only T-Mobile is confirmed so far. So mark your calendars, the date to watch out is November 13.
Nexus 4 Price
Google has also announced the price at which the all new Nexus 4 will be available for: 8GB model is for $299 and the 16GB model is for $349.
You can read about the new Nexus 10 here.