The Nexus 4 is one of the best-sold Android handsets of the year, with Google and LG not being able to keep up with demand. In case you live in the UK and desperately want one of these babies before Christmas then you’ll want to check out Three’s offer.
As if the whole supply and demand snafu wasn’t enough to drive people away from the Nexus 4, Google has again been caught with its pants down. With no warning, reason or explanation, the device’s factory images and binaries have vanished into thin air just hours ago.
When the Nexus 4 bumper case first arrived to Google’s virtual store shelves, it managed to disappear from Google Play just as quickly as the Nexus 4 itself. Luckily, the official LG Nexus 4 bumper is now back in stock through the Play Store, at least in the United States.
Google’s Nexus 4, also known as the Optimus G’s younger LTE-less brother does pack LTE support under the hood, or at least some of the required components, although don’t expect Google to turn it on at any point in the future.
The Google Nexus 4 by LG is one of the top phones on the market right now – but how much does it improve upon its predecessor, the Samsung Galaxy Nexus? See this comparison of these Nexus phones and how the Nexus 4 doesn’t just improve upon its predecessor, it does well to continue the Nexus legacy.
Nexus 4 owners — we hate to say it, but it’s looking increasingly likely that you won’t be able to use any USB OTG devices on your brand new super smartphone. Google has edited out several lines from the phone’s online guidebook that says you can connect devices like “a keyboard, mouse or even a joystick” to the smartphone via USB. The updated page now says that “USB is not supported for connecting such devices.”
A few hundred of you have already joined us, but we want all our readers to know about the Android Authority G+ Community. So we’re giving away the most wanted phone of the season, the elusive Nexus 4, to one lucky Community member!
It’s been a good year for Android. Join us as we cast an eye back to December 2011 and reminisce about how far Android has come in the last 12 months. From ICS to Jelly Bean, from Galaxy S2 to Galaxy S3, and from Android Market to Google Play.
Finally putting the weary minds of many Nexus 4 owners at ease, we’re now hearing reports that the black bumper for the latest Nexus phone is on its way to some lucky UK customers.
As you already know, the Google Nexus 4 is out of stock in most markets where Google is selling it via its Play Store. In case you haven’t purchased yours yet, chances to get one before Christmas aren’t looking that great, especially if you’re hoping to get one at an affordable price.