Design and Looks: The phone offers a simple yet elegent look and its 4.7 inches does not make size feel like an unmanageable size. The 4.7 inches True HD IPS Plus screen with 1280 x 768 pixels resolution and very impressive ~318 ppi pixel density provides the user with a pleasant experience. The phone has corning Gorilla Galass 2 protection as well.
Hardware and Software: Latest Android OS v4.1.2 (upgradable to v4.2.1) together with Quadcore 1.5 GHz processor and 2GB RAM provides fast processing power and ability to multi task. The phone has Qualcomm APQ8064 Snapdragon Chipset and Adreno 320 GPU to make the visual experience richer.
Camera, Music and Multimedia: 8MP primary camera is capable of making HD videos at 1080p@30fps and comes with features like LED Flash, Photo Sphere, Touch focus, face detection and geo-tagging. There is a 1.3 MP front camera too for video calling. The music player can play MP3, WAV, eAAC+, AC3 andFLAC formats and the video player can play MP4, DivX, XviD, WMV, H.264 and H.263 formats.
Internal and External Storage: The phone comes with internal storage options of 8/16 GB. External storage is not available.
Connectivity Options: The phone can work on quad band 2G and penta band 3G. 3G data transfer Speed of HSDPA 21 Mbps and HSUPA 5.76 Mbps makes download and storage very easy with the phone. Other connectivity options include Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA and NFC.
Battery and Talk Time: Even with all the advanced features, the phone still gives an impressive talk time of up to 15 hrs for 2G and 3G.
Our Verdict: Google Nexus 4 from LG is one of the best selling phones in Europe and USA and it is because of the value for money aspect with spectacular features at an affordable cost make it such a big success.