There are various news and reviews floating in the news media about the new Nexus 4 a Smartphone by Google. There are many good things about this phone to talk and focus upon, with $199 pricing this phone comes with a 2-year Wi-Fi connectivity contract, the look too is impressive. Let us find out more about this phone including that one not so favorable aspect that goes against its positive features. Additionally learn about what the experts have to say about this phone in relation to its performance, storage, design, battery and network availability.
Performance and Price
The best thing about Nexus is that its program is supportive of the latest available version of Android OS. However, experts have their own opinion wherein they are just satisfied with the product. When it comes to the pricing factor the phone is low in its pricing, this is almost like carrying on with the trend of low pricing tablets that are earlier launched by Google. It seems more than predictable that in order to be able to generate more market shares amongst the technology users it seems that this is the reason for keeping the pricing low.
As far as the performance of this Smartphone is concerned, it is impressive. Without any glitch, hiccup or lag the phone performed well. According to a technology expert, the phone performed well throughout a week of its testing without any technology lag. The graphics are impressive too when it comes to apps that require intense graphic display. Google Earth for instance is clearly displayed and is good to look at. For all those who are looking for some gaming activity with this Smartphone games with the likes of Nova 3 was loaded without any technical error with a smooth run throughout. The reason could be its QCOM -3.73% with 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor. It also comes equipped with an Adreno 320 processor responsible for providing good graphics and a RAM of 2GB.
The most essential aspect is that of the capacity to store content on a device. Without comparing the storage capacity of Nexus 4 is limited, 16 GB memory is what one gets with this Smartphone. However, if you are not using it for storing large content then it is fine. You can easily use your device for streaming content. Another thing is storing limited content including a few important files and apps that you are currently using.
Design and Build
According the expert reviewers when it comes to the design factor of the phone it comes across as just another average phone. Nonetheless, the form factor is sturdy when you hold it in the palm of your hands; this makes you realize that this phone is strong in its built. The built is still impressive and exudes a feeling of owning a premium Smartphone. It measures at 4.7-inch and the most impressive thing is it is scratch resistant; it is coated with Gorilla Glass 2. Experts took the scratch test on the device using fork, keys and pocketknife. Even after repeated attempts, the device was as smooth as a glass and there were no signs of any scratch anywhere. Therefore, even if you place this phone in your pocket without any cover along with your car keys your Smartphone will still be safe of any scratches.
According to the technology experts the battery backup of Nexus 4 is yet another positive aspect. You can go on up to 10( hours) and 30 minutes without having to charge it. Additionally, the phone was still capable of working to its full capacity with its 45% of battery. It can be easily concluded that this phone is capable of holding on the battery backup with heavy usage.
There only seems to be one big disappointment when it comes with Nexus 4, network. It seems that Google has been negligent to this area while coming out with a Smartphone. It would have been better if Google had decided to team up with some career providers to give the best to its customers. Instead, it seemed that Google excluded the LTE. On another note if you are using this phone in New York with T-Mobile (4G network) it works pretty well and the speed is on par with the LTE enabled phones. Otherwise, elsewhere you may be disappointed on the network as it is relatively slow.
After all that has been said above Nexus 4 is a good deal in low price however for those who are memory conscious and has need for speed, they can look for something better.