LG Google Nexus 4 comes with large 4.7-inch display. The display uses True HD IPS Plus capacitive touchscreen with WXGA resolution at 768 x 1280 pixels. It makes this phone get 318 ppi pixel density. This Nexus 4 is also known as LG Nexus 4 E960, LG Nexus 4 LGE960, and might known as LG Mako. Coming with Nexus brand name means that this device is the collaboration with Google and of course, it’s the first smartphone that runs on the latest Google Android OS: It’s installed with Android version 4.2 Jelly Bean OS.
It’s also been said that this LG Nexus 4 is designed with Gapless unibody construction that would make you easy grab and hold the phone with one hand. The screen itself is also coated with Corning Gorilla Glass 2 scratch resistant protection. About the ppi, we measured that the pixel density is about 318 but it claimed that the display has 320 ppi, according to Nexus 4 e-brochure sheet.
LG Google Nexus 4 Guidebook LGE960 User Manual & Quick Start Guide Resume
The phone overview that we attached below can’t be found on the Guidebook (User Manual) of Google Nexus 4. The Front view that shows the proximity sensor, the front facing camera, the earpiece LED flash; and also Power/ lock key, Volume key, and SIM card tray on the side of the phone are all found on the Quick Start Guide. That is why it is important for you to read both of the Manual and QSG to learn thoroughly about Nexus 4 E960. The rear panel view shows the camera leans, flash light (LED), induction coil and speaker; the bottom and top side view show microphone, charger/USB/ slimport, and headset jack are really help full.
It seems I made a mistake: The Guidebook / User Manual of Nexus 4 LGE960 actually had a Phone layout (Front, Back, Side, Bottom, Top view). It’s written on page 220 and 221.
On the User Manual of Nexus 4, you can learn many things. Starting on how to use the basic step such as back, home, recent apps keys, open the notifications windows and settings, answer or divert calls, how to use dictionary while typing on keyboard, and even how to use specially gestures for Jelly Bean Android 4.2 on this device.
If you looking for a help how to connect the Wi-Fi to wireless networks or added a proxy settings for the Wi-Fi, you can go to page 156 to page 160 of the Manual. Moreover, on the page 163 to page 167, you can get the step by step instruction on how to pair and conenct the bluetooth to other bluetooth devices, how to turn on or off the bluetooth, and configure it.
To do factory reset on this phone, you can refer to the tutorial which is available on page 211/212: Slide to Open the notifications > Tab Settings > Backup & reset > Factory data reset > Reset phone in order to erase all the saved personal data on Nexus 4 and make the phone back to factory default original. All the downloaded apps, games, settings, etc, will be erased. Backup first before you do this action.
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LG Google Nexus 4 LGE960 Specifications
There is no microSD external card slot on this Nexus 4. Thus, the only storage that you can use is the one that assembled and installed on the phone (built-in). You can get two option on internal storage: 8 GB and 16GB. Please be wise, if you are a kind of smartphone uses who had “storage-behavior” (love to save huge files), it’s better to pick the 16GB one.
On the “inside”, the quad-core 1.5GHz Krait processor is ready to works with the Jelly Bean 4.2 OS along with Adreno 320 GPU, 2GB RAM, and Qualcomm APQ8064 Snapdragon chipset. The Google Nexus 4 itself has 133.9 x 68.7 x 9.1 millimeter (in its dimension size or about 5.27 x 2.7 x 0.36 inches) and about 139 grams / 4.9 ounces. The battery uses standar Li-Po battery with 2100 mAh capacity. It has been claimed to be able to be used up to 10 hours of talk time.
The phone is available most in unlocked version. This would make you easy on choosing your preferred mobile provider that suit in your region. Although, the data networks which are supported by this LG Nexus 4 E960 is the GSM technology version (don’t know if the CDMA is also supported). The sim uses micro-SIM type, and the speed of the GSM technology up to DC HSDPA 42 Mpbs; HSDPA 21Mbps, and HSUPA 5.76 Mbps. Both GRPS and EDGE are also included. There in no 4G LTE connectivity, but Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA, Bluetooth v4.0, NFC and microUSB v2.0 (SlimPort) are ready to be used.
The Camera is attached 8 Megapixel camera for the main-rear camera, along with LED Flash; has touch focus, autofocus, get-tagging, face detection, photo sphere, HD video recording 1080p@30fps and completed with front facing camera at 1.3Megapixel.
The phone has only one color casing: Black. Most of Google applications are installed with preloaded application: Google Search, Youtube, Gmail, Picasa, Google Maps, Google Calendar, Gmail, Google Play (Musics, Movies, Books, Magazine) and else. Note: The battery is unremovable and unreplacable type.
Table of Contents of LG Google Nexus 4 Guidebook LGE960 User Manual
Explore your phone
Use the Phone app
User the keyboard
Try some apps
Use Google Now and Search
Wireless and network settings
Personal, account, and system settings,
Appendix: Hardware reference
LG Google Nexus 4 Guidebook LGE960 User Manual & Quick Start Guide PDF Download
Because the battery of Nexus 4 (use Li-Po 2100 mAh) is non-removable and non-replaceable, you can’t easily replace the battery in this phone. In case the battery is leak out or got any problem and make you must replace it with the new one, go to Service Center (LG in this case) to ask for the help.
Because of this battery installed type, the Nexus 4 E960 also didn’t have back cover casing which is removable or openable. There is no tutorial on opening the cover of this phone. The tutorial on getting started with the phone only been written on the Guidebook: How to eject the sim card tray, then place the micro SIM to the tray and insert the card tray to its slot, and the tutorial on how to charge the phone.
For the Guidebook/ Manual, QSG of this phone (English and Spanish) you can download from the link below.
- Download User Guide / Guidebook of LG Nexus 4 E960 | Language: English | Page: 235 | PDF Size: 2.99MB
- Download QSG of LG Nexus 4 E960 | Language: English/Spanish | Page: 30 | PDF Size: 433KB