Popular Science: Nexus 4 is the best smartphone on the market, period.
The Nexus 4 is the first Android phone that combines all the disparate parts of a phone--interface, options, ease of use, speed and smoothness, depth of features, quality and number of apps--in the right way. It is the best Android phone I've ever used, sure, but it's the only Android phone I've ever used that feels as intentional as the iPhone. It feels like it was put together with a vision of how this phone should work as a whole--not just "add this feature, add this feature." It's probably the best smartphone on the market, period.
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Jeez and I wonder why this phone didn't score higher on the Verge....