LG Nexus 4 vs Samsung Galaxy Nexus [Comparison]

Yesterday, Google officially announced its 3 new flagship devices – Nexus 4, Nexus 10, Nexus 7 3G/HSPA+ and also Android 4.2, a new flavour of Jelly Bean. Both Galaxy Nexus and Nexus 4 may seem to be pretty identical look wise but the Nexus 4, designed by LG has much more to offer. Nexus 4 features Corning Gorilla Glass on the front and back making it scratch resistant, wireless charging and a beautiful back with glittery grid pattern engrossed. Improved specs over Galaxy Nexus include a faster processor, better display, 8MP camera, 2GB RAM, etc. It somehow disappoints as well – No LTE, No user replaceable battery, No 32GB variant plus no microSD card support and the Wi-Fi reception seems limited up to 2.4GHz. Check the specifications comparison below:

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Specs Comparison – Nexus 4 vs. Galaxy Nexus


    Samsung Galaxy Nexus

    LG Nexus 4


Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
   Processor 1.2 GHz Dual Core Processor
TI OMAP 4460

Qualcomm Snapdragon™ S4 Pro processor with 1.5GHz Quad-Core Krait CPU

   Display 4.65” (1280 x 720) HD Super AMOLED 4.7” WXGA True HD IPS Plus (1280 x 768) (320ppi)

Corning Gorilla Glass 2

  Camera (Rear) 5 MP AF with LED Flash, zero shutter lag and fast shot2shot

8.0 Mega Pixel Camera AF with LED Flash

  Front Camera 1.3 MP for Video Call

1.3MP HD (720p video)

  Video 1080p Full HD video Recording and Playback @ 30fps

1080p Full HD video Recording & Playback @ 30fps

  Memory 1GB RAM


  Storage 16GB/32GB Internal memory

8GB/16GB Internal memory

  External Storage No support

No support


HSPA+ 21Mbps/HSUPA 5.76Mbps (LTE version available depending on the region)

3G (WCDMA), HSPA+ 42 Mbps
  Dimension 135.5 x 67.94 x 8.94mm

133.9 x 68.7 x 9.1mm

  Weight 135g


  Battery 1750mAh (Removable)

2100mAh (Non-Removable)

  Sensors Accelerometer, Compass, Gyro, ALS, Proximity, Barometer

Accelerometer, Compass, Ambient light, Proximity, Gyroscope, Pressure, GPS

  Connectivity Bluetooth v3.0 USB 2.0 Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4GHz/ 5GHz) NFC Bluetooth v4.0, USB v2.0, Wi-Fi b/g/n, NFC (Android Beam)

Other: Wireless charging

  Connectors MicroUSB, 3.5mm Ear Jack

MicroUSB, 3.5mm Ear Jack

  Colors Grey, White Black


Nexus 4 Pricing – 8GB at $299 and 16GB at $349, Unlocked (No Contract)


Mayur Agarwal is the founder and editor of WebTrickz. He is a Tech enthusiast and an Internet freak who loves to try out new gadgets and smartphones. You will usually find him sharing useful How To’s and Tips & Tricks. Follow him @mayurjango on Twitter where he is extremely active.

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