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LG Nexus 4: (Almost) Too Good To Be True

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Earlier this week I had written a review about the LG Nexus 4. While I covered all its features and everything that was on the specs sheet, I left out any personal views about the device. With just a week to go before its official release, I thought of sharing my view of the device and what its strongest point is in my opinion.

LG Nexus 4 review: personal opinion

LG along with Google have been working hard to bring out a new Nexus device with a build quality that rivals the likes of the iPhone. In this respect they have succeeded.

The device comes with specs that are world class, but there are some things that Google and LG could have improved on. However when it comes down to it there are more positive things about the LG Nexus 4 than there are negative ones.

The LG Nexus 4 has been designed beautifully with a display that is stunning and it comes with the very latest version of Android. It excels when it comes down to making basic calls and it is packed with connectivity options.

On the downside it is not one of the lightest handsets on the market and it doesn’t have removable storage. It also lacks LTE, which means that the handset isn’t future proof. Google have also given exclusive rights to carriers in some countries.

Of course a great handset is more than just specs, value plays a part, and a rating of 5 stars could only be given to a device you should go out and get straight away without any debate. The Nexus 4 comes very close to this as it does come with some of the best specs of any device on the market. The device is not great value, it is fantastic value, and it’s almost too good to be true.

If it had not been for the small memory and the camera that is not quiet there and lacks LTE, it would have been one of the rare devices that you have to go out and get without debate. This device however could still be a contender for the best device of 2012, despite its few faults, and is highly recommended. I personally will be skipping on the LG Nexus 4 to see what better comes along in Q1 2013.

Dwayne is a jack of all trades. Not only is he an executive editor and collaborates on many stories here at Autoomobile, but he also does artwork and handles the running of the website on a daily basis. We’re not sure what we would do without Dwayne, especially on those days when we have a great scoop and our servers can’t handle the influx of traffic.