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With LG Nexus 4 Shortages, Should You Opt For Galaxy Nexus?

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Ever since the LG Nexus 4 was released it has been a very popular handset. However before this there was the Samsung Galaxy Nexus and you might not want to forget about this handset. So which is the better of the two handsets?

The Samsung Galaxy Nexus will be getting updated to the latest Android 4.2 and when this happens it is set to get a whole new lease of life. The LG Nexus 5 however does have some advantages that the older device cannot match up to.

One of the many things that make the LG Nexus 4 stand out is the design of it. If you take the two devices and hold them side by side then you will be able to see that that the LG Nexus 4 does have looks that are more substantial and the Samsung Galaxy Nexus cannot match this. The LG Nexus 4 does come with a back that has been designed in glass and this means that it could be more prone to breaking.

The displays of the two devices are very different thanks to the LG Nexus 4 having the display of True HD IPS, while the Samsung Galaxy Nexus has the Super AMOLED display. IPS displays can take some getting used to and it doesn’t come with blacks that deep, while the Super AMOLED display does. However IPS is better if you want to view the display in sunlight.

The LG Nexus 4 is very fast and it blows the Galaxy Nexus away as it has the quad core Snapdragon 1.5GHz processor and 2GB of RAM.

The LG Nexus 4 does boot up quicker than the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, however this is just 30 seconds faster. The handset is faster and the apps are also quicker too, however you do have to take into account that the handset relies on data for some of its functions and so it is handicapped. This is down to the fact that the Samsung Galaxy Nexus comes with LTE, while the LG Nexus 4 doesn’t.

The cameras on Nexus handsets are usually nothing to brag about. But this has set to change thanks to the LG Nexus 4.

The speaker on the handset is very loud and it is clear and so it beats the Samsung Galaxy Nexus when it comes to sound.

There are numerous ways that the Samsung Galaxy Nexus beats the LG Nexus 4. The first of these is that the battery is removable and you can swap it. Another is the fact that it has LTE. The LG Nexus 4 also has battery life that is well below both the Apple iPhone 5 and the Samsung Galaxy S3. Of course while it is great that the battery can be changed, you do have to carry around a spare.

A lot of owners of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus will of course choose to make the update to the latest Nexus, the LG Nexus 4. However some may believe that it is not worth it as there are trade-offs. The LG Nexus 4 comes with the better battery, however for those wanting LTE it has to be the Samsung Galaxy Nexus and it has a battery that you can swap

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