Nexus 4 price and specs

The smartphone industry’s worst kept secret has finally been made official as Google and LG launch the Nexus 4 Android smartphone. The news comes on the same day as the Windows Phone 8 launch live.

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).

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Google Nexus 4 specs

SCREEN:

4.7" diagonal
768 x 1280 pixel resolution (320 ppi)
WXGA IPS
Corning(R) Gorilla(R) Glass 2

MEMORY:

16 GB internal storage (actual formatted capacity will be less)
2 GB RAM

OS:

Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean)

CPU:

Qualcomm Snapdragon(TM) S4 Pro

CAMERAS:

8 MP (main)
1.3 MP (front)

BATTERY:

2,100 mAh Lithium polymer

CONNECTIVITY:

Micro USB
SlimPort HDMI
3.5mm headphone jack

WIRELESS:

Wireless charging
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
NFC (Android Beam)
Bluetooth

SENSORS:

Microphone
Accelerometer
Compass
Ambient light
Gyroscope
Barometer
GPS

NETWORK:

Unlocked GSM/UMTS/HSPA+
GSM/EDGE/GPRS (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
3G (850, 900, 1700, 1900, 2100 MHz)
HSPA+ 21

SIZE:

133.9 x 68.7 x 9.1 mm

WEIGHT:

139g