The Google Nexus 4, the outcome of a partnership between the Internet search giant and LG, is now available to purchase from Three in the UK. It was revealed by the carrier towards the end of last month, exciting Android lovers in the country.
It comes with the latest in Android platforms (version 4.2) and 16GB of internal storage. These are its key highlights. It also sports a 4.7-inch WXGA touch screen with a pixel density of 320ppi, a pixel resolution of 1280 x 768 and IPS technology. This is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 2, so it should do well against scratches and the accidental spills.
In terms of connectivity, uses will have 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC with Android Beam, SlimPort HDMI, and the best part, wireless charging. The device is also compatible with 3G and HSPA+ networks. Other features of the Nexus 4 include GPS, a gyroscope and an accelerometer.
For users’ photography needs there is an 8MP main camera on the front which can be used to capture 360-degree panorama shots which comes as an inherent feature of the fastest and smoothest Android platform, Jelly Bean. This snapper can also record in 1080p HD, while the 1.3MP front-facing webcam facilitates video conferencing.
A 1.5GHz quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro CPU hides under the cool exterior while 2GB of RAM helps to accomplish tasks like watching videos, playing games and face-to-face chatting with ease. And of course, there is access to the Google Play store.
With an estimated delivery date of Monday, December 17, 2012 in the UK, the Google Nexus 4 from LG can be purchased for a price of £400 on a Pay As You Go subscription with a top up. On Three’s The One Plan, it will come for £35 a month with an up-front cost of £29, and tag along all-you-can-eat data, plus 2000 minutes of talk time, 5000 Three-to-Three minutes and 5000 texts for a period of 2 years.
The device’s specifications have been listed out below for a quick once over.
Display: 4.7-inch WXGA IPS touch screen display with 320ppi and 1280 x 768p resolution
Processor: 1.5GHz quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro CPU
Memory: 16GB of internal storage, 2GB of RAM
Connectivity: 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi, NFC, Bluetooth, HSPA+, SlimPort HDMI
Dimensions: 133.9mm x 68.7mm x 9.1mm
Weight: 139 grams