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Nexus 4

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Verge score: 4.7 Verge score: 8.8 Verge score: 8.0 Verge score: 8.0 Verge score: 8.5 Verge score: 8.3

The newest entry to Verizon's Droid lineup is the Droid Ultra, Motorola's thinnest yet, measuring in at a mere 7.2mm. It also has a 10-megapixel camera, and 720p OLED screen, along with some special Motorola features, including "touch less control," and some unique gestures.

Description

At first glance, Apple's iPhone 5 looks very similar to its predecessor but on comparison you'll notice it has a larger, 4-inch display and aluminum unibody construction. Its the first iPhone to include LTE connectivity as well as Apple's "Lightning" data connector for charging and sync.

The Moto X is Motorola's first big phone under Google's influence. While it comes with mid-range specs, a handful of special features help to set it apart: flicking your wrist will automatically open the device's camera, and just by talking to the phone, you can have Google Now look up information and read it back to you. The device's color scheme is also wildly customizable, creating up to 504 different versions of the Moto X.

The latest in the popular line of Samsung's Galaxy S smartphones, the Galaxy S4 ups the ante with a larger 5-inch 1080p display and 2600 mAh battery to match. Android 4.2.2 Jelly Beans runs on either an Exynos 5 or Snapdragon 600 processor (depending on region).

The HTC One is an Android Jelly Bean, LTE handset with an aluminum unibody construction and features a 4.7-inch, 1080p display and Qualcomm's Snapdragon 600 chipset with a quad-core 1.7GHz processor. It comes with front- and rear-facing 1080p cameras with an f/2 aperture and optical image stabilization.

Built by LG, the Nexus 4 features a 4.7-inch 1280 x 768 IPS display, a 1.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro processor — which Google claims is the fastest on the market — an 8 megapixel camera and a 1.3 megapixel front-facing camera, and up to 16GB of storage.

  • Status: Announced
  • Availability date: Aug. 20, 2013
  • Price at launch: $199.00

Availability

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Sep. 21, 2012
  • Price at launch: $199.00
  • Status: Announced
  • Availability date: 2013
  • Price at launch: $199.00
  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Apr. 27, 2013
  • Price at launch: $249.99
  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: April 2013
  • Price at launch: $199.99
  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Nov. 13, 2012
  • Price at launch: $199.00
  • Height: 5.41 inches
  • Width: 2.8 inches
  • Thickness: 0.28 inches
  • Weight: 0.30 pounds
  • Form factor: Slab
  • Color: Black, Black / Red, Black / White

Hardware

  • Height: 4.87 inches
  • Width: 2.31 inches
  • Thickness: 0.3 inches
  • Weight: 0.25 pounds
  • Form factor: Slab
  • Color: White / Silver, Black / Gray
  • Loudspeaker: Mono
  • Noise cancellation: Hardware (multi-mic)
  • Height: 5.09 inches
  • Width: 2.47 inches
  • Thickness: .41 inches
  • Weight: .29 pounds
  • Form factor: Slab
  • Color: Black, White
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Noise cancellation: Hardware (multi-mic)
  • Height: 5.38 inches
  • Width: 2.75 inches
  • Thickness: 0.31 inches
  • Weight: 0.29 pounds
  • Form factor: Slab
  • Color: White, Black
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Noise cancellation: Hardware (multi-mic)
  • Height: 5.41 inches
  • Width: 2.69 inches
  • Thickness: 0.37 inches
  • Weight: 0.32 pounds
  • Form factor: Slab
  • Color: Silver, Black
  • Loudspeaker: Stereo
  • Height: 5.27 inches
  • Width: 2.7 inches
  • Thickness: .36 inches
  • Weight: .31 pounds
  • Form factor: Slab
  • Color: Black, White
  • Loudspeaker: Mono
  • Noise cancellation: Hardware (multi-mic)
  • Screen size (diagonal): 5 inches
  • Technology: AMOLED
  • Pixel arrangement: RGB
  • Resolution (Y): 1280 px
  • Resolution (X): 720 px
  • PPI: 294
  • Touchscreen type: Capacitive

Display

  • Screen size (diagonal): 4 inches
  • Technology: IPS LCD
  • Pixel arrangement: RGB
  • Resolution (Y): 1136 px
  • Resolution (X): 640 px
  • PPI: 326
  • Touchscreen type: Capacitive
  • Screen size (diagonal): 4.7 inches
  • Technology: AMOLED
  • Pixel arrangement: RGB
  • Resolution (Y): 1280 px
  • Resolution (X): 720 px
  • PPI: 316
  • Touchscreen type: Capacitive
  • Screen size (diagonal): 4.99 inches
  • Technology: Super AMOLED HD
  • Pixel arrangement: RGBG (PenTile)
  • Resolution (Y): 1920 px
  • Resolution (X): 1080 px
  • PPI: 441
  • Touchscreen type: Capacitive
  • Screen size (diagonal): 4.7 inches
  • Technology: LCD
  • Pixel arrangement: RGB
  • Resolution (Y): 1920 px
  • Resolution (X): 1080 px
  • PPI: 468
  • Touchscreen type: Capacitive
  • Screen size (diagonal): 4.7 inches
  • Technology: IPS LCD
  • Pixel arrangement: RGB
  • Resolution (Y): 1280 px
  • Resolution (X): 768 px
  • PPI: 320
  • Touchscreen type: Capacitive
  • Carriers: Verizon Wireless
  • CDMA: Yes
  • CDMA frequencies supported: 1900, 800 / 850, 2100
  • GSM: Yes
  • GSM frequencies supported: 1900, 1800, 900, 850
  • LTE: Yes
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi support: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b
  • GPS: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: Bluetooth 4.0
  • NFC support: Yes
  • Tethering / mobile hotspot: Yes

Connectivity

  • Carriers: AT&T
  • GSM: Yes
  • GSM frequencies supported: 1900, 900, 850
  • UMTS / HSPA: Yes
  • UMTS frequencies supported: 900, 2100, 1900, 850
  • LTE: Yes
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi support: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
  • 802.11n frequencies: 5GHz, 2.4GHz
  • GPS: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: Bluetooth 4.0
  • Tethering / mobile hotspot: Yes
  • Media streaming: AirPlay
  • Carriers: AT&T
  • GSM: Yes
  • UMTS / HSPA: Yes
  • LTE: Yes
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi support: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
  • 802.11n frequencies: 5GHz, 2.4GHz
  • GPS: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: Bluetooth 4.0
  • NFC support: Yes
  • Tethering / mobile hotspot: Yes
  • Carriers: Verizon Wireless, T-Mobile, Sprint, AT&T, Cricket, US Cellular, Other
  • CDMA: Yes
  • GSM: Yes
  • GSM frequencies supported: 1900, 1800, 900, 850
  • UMTS / HSPA: Yes
  • UMTS frequencies supported: 900, 2100, 1900, 850
  • LTE: Yes
  • Max WWAN downlink speed: 100 Mbps
  • Max WWAN uplink speed: 50 Mbps
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi support: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a, 802.11 a/c
  • GPS: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: Bluetooth 4.0
  • NFC support: Yes
  • Tethering / mobile hotspot: Yes
  • Media streaming: AllShare
  • Carriers: AT&T
  • GSM: Yes
  • GSM frequencies supported: 1900, 1800, 900, 850
  • UMTS / HSPA: Yes
  • UMTS frequencies supported: 2100, 1900
  • LTE: Yes
  • LTE frequencies supported: 1900
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi support: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
  • GPS: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: Bluetooth 4.0
  • NFC support: Yes
  • Media streaming: DLNA
  • Carriers: T-Mobile
  • GSM: Yes
  • GSM frequencies supported: 1900, 1800, 900, 850
  • UMTS / HSPA: Yes
  • UMTS frequencies supported: 900, 2100, 1700, 1900, 850
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi support: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
  • GPS: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • NFC support: Yes
  • Media streaming: DLNA
  • Simultaneous Wi-Fi connections: 8

Modem

  • Manufacturer: Motorola
  • Model: X8 Mobile Computing System
  • Clock speed: 1.7 GHz
  • Number of cores: 2

Processor

  • Manufacturer: Apple
  • Model: A6
  • Clock speed: 1 GHz
  • Number of cores: 2
  • Manufacturer: Motorola
  • Brand / family: X8 Mobile Computing System
  • Clock speed: 1.7 GHz
  • Number of cores: 2
  • Manufacturer: Qualcomm
  • Brand / family: Snapdragon 600
  • Clock speed: 1.9 GHz
  • Number of cores: 4
  • Manufacturer: Qualcomm
  • Brand / family: Snapdragon 600
  • Clock speed: 1.7 GHz
  • Number of cores: 4
  • Manufacturer: Qualcomm
  • Brand / family: Snapdragon S4 Pro
  • Model: APQ8064
  • Clock speed: 1.5 GHz
  • Number of cores: 4
  • Manufacturer: Motorola
  • Model: X8 Mobile Computing System

GPU

  • Manufacturer: Qualcomm
  • Model: Adreno 320
  • RAM size: 2 GB

Memory

  • RAM size: 1 GB
  • RAM size: 2 GB
  • RAM size: 2 GB
  • RAM size: 2 GB
  • RAM type: DDR2
  • RAM size: 2 GB
  • Internal size: 16 GB

Storage

  • Internal size: 64 GB, 32 GB, 16 GB
  • External: No
  • Internal size: 16 GB, 32 GB
  • External: No
  • Internal size: 16 GB, 64 GB, 32 GB
  • External: Yes
  • Max external size: 64 GB
  • External type: microSD
  • Internal size: 64 GB, 32 GB
  • External: No
  • Internal size: 8 GB, 16 GB
  • External: No
  • Resolution: 2 megapixels
  • Video resolution: 1080p

Front Camera

  • Resolution: 1.2 megapixels
  • Video resolution: 720p
  • Resolution: 2 megapixels
  • Video resolution: 1080p
  • Resolution: 2 megapixels
  • Video resolution: 1080p
  • Video resolution: 1080p
  • Resolution: 1.3 megapixels
  • Resolution: 10 megapixels
  • Flash: LED
  • Video resolution: 1080p

Rear Camera

  • Resolution: 8 megapixels
  • Flash: LED
  • Focus type: Autofocus
  • Video resolution: 1080p
  • Video framerate: 30
  • Resolution: 10 megapixels
  • Flash: LED
  • Focus type: Autofocus
  • Video resolution: 1080p
  • Resolution: 13 megapixels
  • Flash: LED
  • Focus type: Autofocus
  • Video resolution: 1080p
  • Resolution: 4 megapixels
  • Flash: LED
  • Video resolution: 1080p
  • Resolution: 8 megapixels
  • Flash: LED
  • Focus type: Autofocus
  • Video resolution: 1080p
  • Operating system: Android
  • Skin: Motorola
  • Launch OS version: 4.2.2

Software

  • Operating system: iOS
  • Launch OS version: 6.0
  • Operating system: Android
  • Launch OS version: 4.2.2
  • Operating system: Android
  • Skin: TouchWiz
  • Launch OS version: 4.2.2
  • Operating system: Android
  • Skin: Sense
  • Operating system: Android
  • Launch OS version: 4.2
  • Headphone jack: 3.5mm
  • Other ports: Micro USB

Interface

  • Video out: Yes
  • Headphone jack: 3.5mm
  • Other ports: Lightning
  • Video out: Yes
  • Headphone jack: 3.5mm
  • Other ports: Micro USB
  • Video out: Yes
  • Headphone jack: 3.5mm
  • Other ports: Micro USB, MHL
  • Video out: Yes
  • Headphone jack: 3.5mm
  • Other ports: Micro USB, MHL
  • Video out: Yes
  • Headphone jack: 3.5mm
  • Other ports: Micro USB
Compass (Magnetometer), Proximity, Ambient light, Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Barometer

Sensors

Compass (Magnetometer), Proximity, Ambient light, Gyroscope, Accelerometer
Compass (Magnetometer), Proximity, Ambient light, Gyroscope, Accelerometer
Compass (Magnetometer), Proximity, Ambient light, Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Barometer, Temperature, Humidity, Infrared
Compass (Magnetometer), Proximity, Ambient light, Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Infrared
Compass (Magnetometer), Proximity, Ambient light, Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Barometer
  • Capacity: 2130 mAh

Battery

  • Removable: No
  • Capacity: 2200 mAh
  • Removable: Yes
  • Capacity: 2600 mAh
  • Removable: Yes
  • Wireless charging: Yes
  • Capacity: 2300 mAh
  • Removable: No
  • Capacity: 2100 mAh
  • Wireless charging: Optional
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