Nexus 4 Specs

The Nexus 4 was Google’s 2012 release as part of its Nexus program of devices. It was the first Nexus phone to be made by LG (previous phones were made by HTC and Samsung, respectively), and was based off of the LG Optimus G. It shipped with Android 4.2, and was one of the first phones to come with a quad-core processor and Qi wireless charging. The Nexus 4 was priced at $299 for the 8GB version and $349 for the 16GB model when it was released in November of 2012.

Nexus 4 Specs

Screen
4.7″
768×1280, 318ppi

Camera
8MP
1080p@30fps

Power, Memory
Qualcomm APQ8064 Snapdragon S4 Pro, Adreno 320
2GB RAM

full-battery-512Battery
2100mAh

Reviewers say: Many were disappointed by the Nexus 4’s lack of LTE and washed-out screen. However, performance on the Nexus 4 was a high point, and so was the price.

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Launch

Announced Released Android Version Skin
October 2012 November 2012 Android 4.2, 5.1 None

Camera

Aperture Photo Resolution Optical Image Stabilization? Video Capture Front
f/2.4 3264×2448 (8MP) No  1080p@30fps 1.3MP

Performance

CPU Cores Speed RAM ROM GPU
Snapdragon S4 Pro 4 1.5GHz Krait 2GB 8/16GB Adreno 320

Communications

WiFi Bluetooth LTE NFC? SIM Type
802.11 a/b/g/n v4.0 No Yes Micro, Single

Battery

Capacity Talk Time Fast-Charging? Wireless Charging? Removable?
2100mAh  15hrs No Yes-Qi No

Dimensions

Weight Height Width Thickness
4.90 oz (139 grams) 5.27″ (133.9mm) 2.70″ (68.7mm) 0.36″ (9.1mm)

Updated: August 14, 2015