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
[email protected]

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

AnnouncedReleasedAndroid VersionSkin
October 2012November 2012Android 4.2, 5.1None

Camera

AperturePhoto ResolutionOptical Image Stabilization?Video CaptureFront
f/2.43264x2448 (8MP)No [email protected]1.3MP

Performance

CPUCoresSpeedRAMROMGPU
Snapdragon S4 Pro41.5GHz Krait2GB8/16GBAdreno 320

Communications

WiFiBluetoothLTENFC?SIM Type
802.11 a/b/g/nv4.0NoYesMicro, Single

Battery

CapacityTalk TimeFast-Charging?Wireless Charging?Removable?
2100mAh 15hrsNoYes-QiNo

Dimensions

WeightHeightWidthThickness
4.90 oz (139 grams)5.27″ (133.9mm)2.70″ (68.7mm)0.36″ (9.1mm)

Updated: August 14, 2015