Is the Nexus 4 still a good buy?

Hey Android Army, here's my predicament:

I'm stuck between phones right now. I just sold my Samsung Focus S recently (to ditch the burning Windows Phone 7.8 ship), and I'm back to using an old android handset with a shattered screen.

I'm thinking of picking up a Nexus 4 from the Google Play store, but I'm worried about how the phone performs now that it's been around for about 9 months. Another factor for me is price: I just don't have the money to splurge on a HTC One, and wouldn't consider an S4 because I have enough tupperware in the house.

Basically, the only other phone I'm willing to buy is a Moto X if the price is reasonable off-contract when Google decides to start selling it as a GPE device.

What are your thoughts, people? How does the Nexus 4 stack up against the competition?