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Samsung Galaxy Nexus vs LG Nexus 4: Why Galaxy Still Has It

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The LG Nexus 4 has made its way out and it has been very popular. The Samsung Galaxy Nexus came before it; however you might not want to rule it out. But which of the two devices is the best?

The Samsung Galaxy Nexus is to be updated to Android 4.2 soon and this will give the handset a brand new lease of life. However the LG Nexus 4 does come with many advantages over the older device.

One of the things that stand out on the LG Nexus 4 is the design. If you hold the devices side by side then you can see that it has the more substantial looks and this is something that the Samsung Galaxy Nexus never had. However the LG Nexus 4 has a back that is designed in glass and this could make it easier to break.

The screens are different as the LG Nexus 4 comes with the True HD IPS and the Samsung Galaxy Nexus comes with the Super AMOLED screen. The IPS display could take some getting used to and it doesn’t have the colours of the blacks, which are deep, on the Super AMOLED display. It does however come out tops in sunlight.

The LG Nexus is fast and beats the Samsung Galaxy Nexus thanks to it having the Snapdragon quad core 1.5GHz processor along with 2GB of RAM.

The LG Nexus 4 will boot up 30 seconds quicker than the Samsung Galaxy Nexus and webpages do load faster. The device is fast and the apps are snappy but you do have to consider the fact that it relies on data for some functions and this does handicap the device. This is due to the Samsung Galaxy Nexus having LTE while the LG Nexus 4 does not.

The Nexus camera are generally nothing to brag about, however this has changed with the LG Nexus 4.

The speaker is clear and it is loud and it beats the Samsung Galaxy Nexus for sound.

There are many ways in which the Samsung Galaxy Nexus is better than the LG Nexus 4. One of these is the battery as you can swap it out and it has LTE. The LG Nexus 4 has battery life that is below that of the Apple iPhone 5 and the Samsung Galaxy S3. Being able to remove the battery and swap it is great, but then of course you do need to carry around a spare battery.

The majority of people who own the Samsung Galaxy Nexus will decide that making the upgrade to the LG Nexus 4 isn’t worth it as there are some trade-offs. The LG Nexus 4 is the fastest of the two devices, but the Samsung Galaxy Nexus does get better with recent updates. The LG Nexus 4 has the best battery, but the Samsung Galaxy Nexus has LTE and the swappable battery.

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