It?s that time of the year, and Google has just introduced the Google Nexus 4, a smartphone designed by Google to embody the Android experience, and built in collaboration with LG which used its latest technology and manufacturing know-how which was acquired during the design of the recently launched, and excellent, LG Optimus G.
The Google Nexus 4 is different from other smartphones out there: for one, it comes with Google?s latest and greatest mobile OS: Android 4.2 (4.1 and 4.2 are code named ”Jelly Bean”). Secondly, Google will retail this smartphone as “unlocked” (will work with any carrier with a compatible network) for $299, which is about half of the regular price for comparable unlocked phones. Finally, the Google Nexus 4 is a “world phone” that should run with most GSM/HSPA+ natworks on the planet, including T-Mobile USA, which makes it a de-facto top choice for an out-of-contract smartphone.
Now the question is: how good is it in the real world, and what exciting features does Android 4.2 bring? In this review, we will go over the critical Android 4.2 features, and we will tell you how it feels to use the Google Nexus 4 in the real world. (more…)By Ubergizmo. Related articles: Google 'secret police' visits bartender for Nexus 4 prototype possession, Android 4.2 Preview with the Google Nexus 4,