Google Nexus 4


Google Nexus 4Notebook: Google Nexus 4 (Nexus Series)
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064A
Graphics Adapter: Qualcomm Adreno 320
Display: 4.7 inch, 16:9, 1280x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 0.139kg
Price: 349 euro
Average Score: 85.17% - good
Average of 6 scores (from 7 reviews)
price: 90%, performance: 62%, features: 63%, display: 88% mobility: 91%, workmanship: 81%, ergonomy: 77%, emissions: 90%

Reviews for the Google Nexus 4

84% Review Google Nexus 4 Smartphone | Notebookcheck
Lucky number four.Long awaited, incessantly discussed and sold out even faster - Google's latest Nexus device raises the battle cry against other high-performance smartphones with an unrivaled price of 349 Euros (~$450) for the 16 GB version and 299 Euros (~$390) for the 8 GB version.
80% LG Nexus 4 E960 Review
Source: Think Digit English
The Nexus 4 is finally here and is priced at Rs. 25,990. If you have been waiting for this device, just go and pick it up. It’s awesome. The display is good, performance is excellent, you will be the first to receive all the Android updates and the phone simply looks gorgeous. On the downside, there is no expandable storage, the camera is lacklustre in low lighting and the earpiece has audio leaking. If you are searching for a smartphone between Rs. 25,000 and Rs. 30,000, the Nexus 4 can be at the top of your list along with the LG Optimus G, Samsung Galaxy S III, Samsung Galaxy Note N7000 and the HTC One X+.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/11/2013
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 90% performance: 80% features: 80% workmanship: 80%
White Nexus 4 pictures and hands-on
Source: Pocket Lint English
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. We were treated to a hands-on at the company's headquarters in the UK, and though the new Nexus 4 still doesn't have a UK release date, a spokesperson for the company told Pocket-lint that it isn't ruling anything out yet.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/03/2013
Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Nexus 4 smartphone comparison review: what's the best Android?
Source: PC Advisor English
The Nexus 4 was our phone of last year. A game-changing super cheap but premium smartphone that offered great features, build and performance at a stunning price. Here we pit the Nexus 4 against Samsung's flagship Galaxy S4. The Galaxy S4 is a brilliant phone - although it's not without flaws. Here we compare the Nexus 4 and Samsung Galaxy S4, feature by feature. The Samsung often comes out on top, but remember that the Nexus 4 is significantly cheaper to buy outright. In fact, it remains an absolute steal at just £239, where the Galaxy S4 is a not unreasonable £450-£500.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 05/21/2013
80% Nexus 4 review
Source: It Pro English
Like the Nexus 10, the Nexus 4 is another class leader. Google have combined a refreshed version of their operating system with a well designed, powerful phone that’s more cost-effective than anything else on the market. The Nexus 4 goes head-to-head with the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S3 and iPhone 5, and while it might lose out in some areas such as slimness and storage options, its £239 price more than makes up for its few shortcomings.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/16/2013
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

88% LG Nexus 4
Source: PC News - Heft 01/2014 German
Single Review, online available, Length Unknown, Date: 12/01/2013
Rating: Total score: 88%
89% LG Nexus 4
Source: PC News - Heft 1/2014 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 12/01/2013
Rating: Total score: 89%
90% Google Nexus 4 - Ein smartphone highlight
Source: Cyberbloc German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/16/2013
Rating: Total score: 90%


Qualcomm Adreno 320: Integrated graphics card using unified shaders and supporting OpenGL ES 3.0

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

S4 Pro APQ8064A: High-end quad-core SoC for Android devices that includes four Krait cores and a Adreno 320 GPU.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


This is a typical smartphone diagonal.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

0.139 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.

85.17%: This is a good rating above average. Nevertheless you should not forget, that 10-15% of all notebook-models get a better rating.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Author: Stefan Hinum (Update: 2013-05-24)