LG Nexus 4 vs Samsung Galaxy S3: Is LG A Step Up?

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With the LG Nexus 4 going on sale today, many Android fans will be wondering if they should upgrade. In particular, if you own a Samsung Galaxy S3 which is now just 6 months old, upgrading will be an option given that you can sell off your S3 for around $300 on sites like eBay and pick up a brand new off-contract Nexus 4 for just $299 to carry on with your two-year commitment. However just because you can, should you?

LG Nexus 4 vs Samsung Galaxy S3: should S3 users upgrade?

If you own the Samsung Galaxy S3 then you have in your hand one of the best devices from Android of 2012. There is no getting away from the fact that it is a superb handset and the fact that Samsung have sold more than 30 million devices, should tell you this.

Going to the LG Nexus 4 from the Samsung Galaxy S3 would be a downgrade. However on saying this some things would be an improvement, while other things would be a lot worse. The display and software would be an improvement; however the camera would be worse. There is also the fact that the LG Nexus 4 doesn’t offer SD card storage and the S3 does.

Then you have to take into account that the LG Nexus 4 doesn’t have LTE support. However this would depend on where you live. If you live in the US then it would be a bigger deal than if you live in Europe. So do keep these things in mind before jumping on the Nexus 4 just because it is the newer handset of the duo.

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