Since arriving on the scene the LG Nexus 4 has been very well received, one of the reasons there has been an overwhelming response to the device is the fact that it comes with the pure Android experience.
The craze for Nexus handsets started with the Google Nexus One. This handset was only available through Google, but it didn’t reach the status of having massive sales. It was however a sign of the good things that was to come to Android.
Today the LG Nexus 4 is one of the most wanted devices on the market and the device feels superb in the hands of those lucky enough to be able to get hold of it. It is a little on the heavy side, however it’ brings with it the feeling of solidity.
The LG Nexus 4 happens to be smaller than the Samsung Galaxy S3 and it is a lot more comfortable to hold. Here is what top 4 tech experts had to say about the LG Nexus 4.
LG Nexus 4 review roundup
On behalf of The Telegraph, Matt Warman said: So the Nexus 4 features a lovely 4.7” display, with 320 pixels per inch that are indistinguishable from the iPhone 5’s 326ppi. The operating system is now so slick that there’s not that previously perceptible lag between moving it with you finger and the screen reacting. Some of that, of course, is down to the quad-core processor that is now absolutely standard in all top-end phones.
Meanwhile Brad Molen from Engadget said: The Nexus line has always been a solid indicator of the state of the smartphone industry. While these phones aren’t guaranteed to have the absolute best components available, they’re still highly competitive and, in recent times, have offered some of the best value, dollar for dollar. This leaves us even more impressed, then, that the LG-made Nexus 4 has been endowed with state-of-the-art silicon and is backed up by some of the best components on the market.
For The Verge Joshua Topolsky said: When I had a chance to venture out to Google’s Mountain View headquarters for a feature on the next phone, I already knew a bit about what was next on tap. We’d covered a variety of leaks of the alleged new Nexus, a glass-backed device apparently made by LG. The device turned out to be more than just what I’d seen in leaks — it’s a robust handset, with the all the bells and whistles you’d expect, and a design sensibility that suggests Google is continuing to move in a smart direction with its hardware.
For the Wall Street Journal Walt Mossberg said: I found the Nexus 4 more evolutionary than revolutionary. It has some nice features and carries on Google’s recent tablet tradition of low pricing. But there’s no knock-your-socks-off stuff in the new phone. Even the new version of Android is just a further iteration of the current variant, called Jelly Bean, rather than an all-new edition, such as Google introduced last year at this time with the prior Nexus phone. I found the latest Nexus to be a solid, reliable, phone and a good value.
As you can see all of the top tech experts out there say that the LG Nexus 4 is one of the best handsets to have come onto the market this year, and therefore, apart from it being hard to get hold of thanks to a waiting list, there is no reason why you shouldn’t put one under your tree this Christmas.