Nexus 4 archive

  • Best Android smartphones 2013: The best Google phones available to buy today
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    Best Android smartphones 2013: The best Google phones available to buy today

    By 9 December 2013

    So you're after the best Android smartphone you can buy? The best of Google's mobile experience, fused into the best all-round device, offering the best experience you can get for your money? Then you've come to the right place. We will guide you through...

  • Nexus 4 gets Android 4.4 KitKat, rollout begins
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    Nexus 4 gets Android 4.4 KitKat, rollout begins

    By 20 November 2013

    It is being reported that owners of Nexus 4 smartphones are starting to receive over-the-air updates to Android 4.4 KitKat. The operating system launched alongside the Nexus 5 at the end of October is alleged to have appeared on users' phones and is around...

  • Google releases new Nexus Wireless Charger for Nexus 4, Nexus 5, Nexus 7
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    Google releases new Nexus Wireless Charger for Nexus 4, Nexus 5, Nexus 7

    By 19 November 2013

    Google has debuted a new Nexus Wireless Charger compatible with the Nexus 4, Nexus 5 and Nexus 7.  Read: Nexus 5 review The Charger, now available on Google Play for US and Canada customers at $49.99, will allow you to skip wires, cords and plugs when...

  • Motorola Moto G vs Nexus 4: What's the difference?
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    Motorola Moto G vs Nexus 4: What's the difference?

    By 13 November 2013

    The Motorola Moto G is the latest handset from the Google-owned phone manufacturer and therefore will be of some interest to those who follow the Android developer's progress. It's also reasonably inexpensive, so is more of a competitor to Google's OEM...

  • Google Nexus 5 vs Nexus 4: What's the difference?
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    Google Nexus 5 vs Nexus 4: What's the difference?

    By 31 October 2013

    The Google Nexus 5 has been announced officially after months of rumours and speculation, bringing the purest of Android experiences in a hot, new hardware refresh. We've crunched through the official specs of the Nexus 5 and run a comparison with the...

  • Nexus 4 completely sells out ahead of suspected Nexus 5 launch
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    Nexus 4 completely sells out ahead of suspected Nexus 5 launch

    By 17 September 2013

    Google's flagship Nexus device - the LG Nexus 4 - has sold out on the Google Play Store, following various price drops for both the 8GB and 16GB versions. "We are out of inventory," Google Play states. "Please check back soon." It's not clear if Google...

  • Google's 8GB Nexus 4 for $199 sells out, never returning to Google Play
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    Google's 8GB Nexus 4 for $199 sells out, never returning to Google Play

    By 3 September 2013

    Google's half-off deal that made the 8GB Nexus 4 priced at $199 didn't last for long. Stock of the 8GB handset ran out over the weekend on Google Play. As we reported last week, $199 for the handset is a great deal, offering a solid smartphone for a price...

  • Nexus 4 sees $100 price slash on Google Play, 8GB version now $199 in lowest price yet
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    Nexus 4 sees $100 price slash on Google Play, 8GB version now $199 in lowest price yet

    By 28 August 2013

    One of the most enticing Android smartphone offers just got a little better. Google on Tuesday updated its Play Store to drop the 8GB Nexus 4 from $299 to $199 in the US and £159 in the UK, in its biggest price slash yet. You may be thinking the new...

  • LG G2 vs SGS4: What's the difference?
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    LG G2 vs SGS4: What's the difference?

    By 7 August 2013

    The LG G2 has arrived with a tonne of high-end and attractive specs, so we thought it would be worth comparing it to another top-of-the-range smartphone on the market, the Samsung Galaxy S4. This breakdown will see specifically whether it's worth sticking...

  • LG G2 vs Nexus 4: What's the difference?
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    LG G2 vs Nexus 4: What's the difference?

    By 7 August 2013

    There is a new LG flagship device in town, the LG G2, and while it screams top of the range, we thought it would be worth seeing how it stacks up against LG's most popular smartphone at the moment, the Nexus 4, to see whether it really is worth going...

  • Moto X vs Nexus 4: What's the difference?
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    Moto X vs Nexus 4: What's the difference?

    By 2 August 2013

    Motorola’s Moto X smartphone has finally been unveiled. It’s a svelte device with hundreds of colour options, and it uniquely listens for voice commands and is able to brighten portions of the display to serve up incoming notifications. The first...

  • White Nexus 4 not only sells out, but is now no longer available
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    White Nexus 4 not only sells out, but is now no longer available

    By 6 July 2013

    Google has sold out of the white Nexus 4 after initial orders of the limited-edition handset flew off the shelves. That's nothing unusual, but those who were still to make up there mind as to whether they wanted to Nexus device, bad news - Google has...

  • The great Nexus debate: Do we really want or need 'Google Play edition' handsets?
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    The great Nexus debate: Do we really want or need 'Google Play edition' handsets?

    By 28 June 2013

    The pursuit of the pure experience is something of which any Android follower will be aware. From the early days there has been a stand-off between those who wanted an unfettered Android experience and those who were happy to take something modified...

  • White Nexus 4 pictures and hands-on
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    White Nexus 4 pictures and hands-on

    By 4 June 2013

    "If you are thinkin' about my baby, it don't matter if you're black or white," as Michael Jackson sang, and that would be a good job too because as we found out with the white Nexus 4 just announced by LG and Google, it's white, but also black too. ...

  • LG's white Nexus 4 lands in US
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    LG's white Nexus 4 lands in US

    By 31 May 2013

    LG's white Nexus 4 is now available in the United States from the Google Play store and carrier T-Mobile. A few press images of the white device leaked online this week, which indicated it could hit Google Play soon, but then LG made things official...

  • HTC One Google Edition with 'Nexus user experience' official: release date 26 June
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    HTC One Google Edition with 'Nexus user experience' official: release date 26 June

    By 30 May 2013

    As Pocket-lint exclusively revealed a couple of days ago, there will be a HTC One Google Edition. Dubbed by the Taiwanese manufacturer the HTC One with a Nexus user experience, the phone will come with stock Android rather than HTCs Sense 5, as found...

  • Best white Android smartphones: 5 to choose from
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    Best white Android smartphones: 5 to choose from

    By 28 May 2013

    The Nexus 4 has just been announced in white, with only the black having been available since launch. But if you've been waiting for white, then it isn't your only Android option out there. Here are five of the best white Android smartphones you can...

  • White Nexus 4 official, ships 29 May
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    White Nexus 4 official, ships 29 May

    By 28 May 2013

    The white Nexus 4 has finally been confirmed by LG. It matches the same great value Nexus 4 currently available in black, so this means a top-of-the-line Android experience at a low price point. After weeks of rumours, a pretty in-depth hands-on from...

  • LG's white Nexus 4 appears in leaked press shots
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    LG's white Nexus 4 appears in leaked press shots

    By 27 May 2013

    A few press images of a white LG Nexus 4 leaked online over the weekend and suggest the much-anticipated device could hit the Google Play store soon. Android Police first spotted the images with the model number E960W and noted the original Nexus 4 has...

  • Android 4.3 pictured running on Nexus 4
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    Android 4.3 pictured running on Nexus 4

    By 24 May 2013

    The first shots of Android 4.3 allegedly running on an actual phone have been posted online. Taken during the Thailand Mobile Expo 2013, they are of a Google Nexus 4 and the About screen clearly shows the term Android 4.3 listed.  Droid Life says it...

  • White Nexus 4 with Android 4.3 to be released 10 June on Google Play?
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    White Nexus 4 with Android 4.3 to be released 10 June on Google Play?

    By 16 May 2013

    While it didn't appear at Google I/O, the ever-elusive white Nexus 4 is planned for release to Google Play on 10 June, according to Android and Me. We've seen the white version of the Nexus 4 pop up plenty of times before and itt was just a matter of...

  • White Nexus 4 shown on Qualcomm booth at Dubai tech conference, ahead of Google I/O
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    White Nexus 4 shown on Qualcomm booth at Dubai tech conference, ahead of Google I/O

    By 14 May 2013

    While we've already seen glimpses of the Nexus 4 in white before, a new video leaked to the web on Tuesday gives us an up close look. Obviously, there doesn't appear to be anything more than a white shell on the device - no new features that should have...

  • Watch this: How to integrate a wireless charger into your nightstand
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    Watch this: How to integrate a wireless charger into your nightstand

    By 29 April 2013

    Wireless charing is all the rage these days, so why not take advantage of it, if your phone supports it? YouTube user lobbamobba takes us through the process of integrating a wireless charger into your nightstand on the cheap, so you can sit down your...

  • Google reportedly launching 32GB Nexus 4 with LTE in May
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    Google reportedly launching 32GB Nexus 4 with LTE in May

    By 21 April 2013

    Google will announce an update version of its Nexus 4 smartphone with more storage and upgraded network capabilities, according to the folks at SIDHTech. Many were puzzled when the Nexus 4 didn't carry LTE or a 32GB version when it was announced last...

  • Google now shipping Nexus 4 with slight modifications
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    Google now shipping Nexus 4 with slight modifications

    By 28 March 2013

    Google has begun shipping the Nexus 4 with slight alterations to the model that first began shipping in te autumn. The design changes aren't huge by any means, but are definitely welcomed for new customers looking to get a bit of the pure-Android experience....