It’s been a crazy day for Google today, first it is forced to cancel its big showcase event due to safety concerns caused by Hurricane Sandy. But it takes more than a stiff breeze to stop Google as it proved by launching the LG made Google Nexus 4 smartphone. See also Google announces LG Nexus 4, Nexus 10 and new Nexus 7 models.
Hurricane Sandy prevented Google from officially unveiling the Nexus 7 at the polished New York event that the search giant had planned, forcing the smartphone to be launched alongside the Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 tablets on the Google Blog. Take a look at when we first broke the Argos confirms Google Nexus 7 32GB model story here.
The Google Nexus 4 that launched today (29 October, 2012) comes with either 8GB or 16GB of storage and boasts specs including wireless charging; 8Mp rear facing camera; 4.7-inch screen (320 ppi); 2GB RAM. See below for full list of Google Nexus 4 specs. See also Exclusive: Google Nexus 7 32GB on sale in the UK.
Google Nexus 4 price
The Nexus 4 comes in at the outrageously cheap price of £239 for the 8GB model and £279 for the 16GB smartphone. See also: Samsung Galaxy S3 vs Google LG Nexus 4 comparison review.
The Google Nexus 4 will be avaiable to buy in the UK on 13th November (Wednesday).
Google Nexus 4 specs
768 x 1280 pixel resolution (320 ppi)
Corning(R) Gorilla(R) Glass 2
16 GB internal storage (actual formatted capacity will be less)
2 GB RAM
Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean)
Qualcomm Snapdragon(TM) S4 Pro
8 MP (main)
1.3 MP (front)
2,100 mAh Lithium polymer
3.5mm headphone jack
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
NFC (Android Beam)
GSM/EDGE/GPRS (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
3G (850, 900, 1700, 1900, 2100 MHz)
133.9 x 68.7 x 9.1 mm