New Nexus 4 Review
Oct27

New Nexus 4 Review

5SHARESFacebookTwitter I thought I’d do a review of the Nexus 4 considering it’s a purchase I recently made. It’s not actually the phone that I intended to get, but hey, here we are and now I have a Nexus 4. I originally intended to purchase a HTC One, but that didn’t go exactly as planned. Let’s just say, I got scammed on GumTree and that’s that. Back to the Nexus 4. It’s a phone that is manufactured by LG and was a phone sold by Google. Google still have a product page up for this phone, but if you attempt to purchase from the Google Play store, you’ll find that all the Nexus 4 smartphones are sold out. This is a shame considering Google lowered the price of their 8GB model to just £159 (a steal) and their 16GB model to £199. I, unfortunately, had to purchase the phone through eBay and bought an 8GB model for £185. It’s still a cheap price, considering the fact that this phone is brilliant and you won’t get another phone like this for a comparable price. Specification 4.7″ diagonal (Display) 1280 x 768 pixel resolution (320 ppi) WXGA IPS Corning® Gorilla® Glass 2 Weight: 139g 2100 mAH battery (15.30 hours talk time; 16.2 days stand-by time) Camera Front: 1.3 MP Back (Main): 8MP (with flash) Wireless charging Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) 2GB of RAM; Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064 (Quad core, 1500 MHz) Variants: 8GB or 16GB (storage) Design With a 4.7 inch display and rounded edges to give the phone a modern look – this phone is certainly something to marvel – especially taking into account the price of the phone. Perhaps it just me being biased, as I haven’t purchased a phone in the past 2 years, but this phone is simply beautiful in my eyes. The smartphone has a rich feeling of cold glass encompassing the back with edges that are rubbery, which helps with gripping onto the smartphone.   Pictures I’ve taken with the Nexus 4 These are pictures that I’ve taken to hopefully give an idea to those reading this article a feel of what the camera is like on a Nexus 4. In my honest opinion, I think it’s pretty damn good for an 8MP camera. Obviously, if you compare it to say a DLSR or a dedicated digital camera then those cameras are always going to win. However, if you are aiming for that type of quality, then I suggest purchasing a HTC One.   Take Aways It’s seriously a great phone that will likely last me another 2 years before I have to upgrade. The price of the phone is...

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LG G2: New Flagship Smartphone
Sep02

LG G2: New Flagship Smartphone

12SHARESFacebookTwitter LG G2: New Flagship Smartphone in the Mobile Arena LG Electronics recently announced their newest contribution to the mobile arena, the LG G2. Just like the launch of Samsung Galaxy S4, the new LG smartphone has also created a lot of buzz due to its innovative features and superb hardware portfolio. So before it officially debut this third quarter, let’s inspect the amazing features of this device labeled as “S4 killer.” The Design For starters, the G2 packs a bigger screen and a thinner body. Its viewing panel is 5.2-inch, slightly bigger than the S4’s 5-inch display. But what’s interesting about the newbie is its bezel-less look. The screen is pushed to the limits, flaunting only a little space carrying the manufacturer’s branding below the display. LG has also eliminated the physical buttons on the bezel and replaced it with an on-screen Android controls, just like the Google Nexus 4. The volume rocker is placed on the rear side of the phone, seated below the camera. Available in black and white, the gizmo is also customisable with colorful magnetic covers with a square window that triggers the smartphone to display different types of clock when worn. Innovative Profile One of the main features of the gizmo is its inclusion of a 4G LTE receiver, which allow its users to surf the internet faster with a higher downlink and uplink bandwidth, according to Verizon’s news center. Depending on your location, it can be 10x the speed of the standard 3G connection. The device also runs with the Android Jelly Bean OS version 4.2.2, which makes it available to be upgraded to the anticipated Android Key Lime Pie. G2 also has an NFC chip on-board for the new method of cashless payment solution, information gathering and file transferring. The gadget’s screen is also at par with the latest flagship smart devices on the market. It has an IPS + LCD technology with a True HD display and a resolution of 1080 x 1920 or 424 pixels per inch. That’s even higher than the iPhone’s Retina display. It is coated by Corning Gorilla Glass 3, giving it an extra protection for accidental drops. Hardware It may not have an 8-core CPU like the international version of the S4, but the G2 packs an otherwise robust Qualcomm 800 Snapdragon processor clocked at 2.26 GHz speed. It is also backed by 2 GB of RAM. Joining the profile is an Adreno 330 graphics enhancements. The Antutu 3.3 system benchmark result is higher than the competing Android devices like the S4, HTC One and Sony Xperia Z. Meaning, gamers and heavy media users will...

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