LG G2 vs. Google Nexus 4 – Fight!

by Jerry D on September 10, 2013

If you order the LG G2 into a spec-slap with the Google Nexus 4, which phone wins? Is the 5.2-inch display on the G2 a cut above the 4.7-incher on the Nexus 4? Does it come with a leading edge mobile processor? All of these questions are answered in the comparison below…

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LG G2 vs. Google Nexus 4: stat-fight

Here’s a comparison of these two phones. If you you want more information on any of the technologies that you see mentioned, click on a highlighted term to find out more about it. Or view our FAQs.

LG G2 VS Google Nexus 4
Display 5.2-inch True HD IPS LCD 4.7-inch True HD IPS
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels
(423.654 PPI)
768 x 1280 pixels
(317.66 PPI)
Keyboard No No
Processor 2.2GHz quad core Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 1.5GHz quad core Qualcomm APQ8064 Snapdragon
Software Android 4.2.2 Android 4.2
Storage 32GB internal, no expansion slot 8 or 16GB internal, no expansion slot
Rear
camera
13.0 Megapixels with autofocus, touch focus, LED flash, geo-tagging, image stabilization, HDR, face detection and 1080p video recording 8.0 Megapixels with autofocus, LED flash, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection and 1080p video recording
Front
camera
Yes, 2.1MP Yes, 1.3MP
4G LTE No
3G 3G/HSDPA 3G/HSDPA
Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac 802.11a/b/g/n
Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP 4.0 with A2DP
Size 70.9 x 138.5 x 8.9mm 68.7 x 133.9 x 9.1mm
Weight 143g 139g
Talktime TBC 15.0 hours
Standby TBC 390 hours
Extras GPS/A-GPS, NFC, accelerometer, gyroscope, digital compass, stereo FM radio, Gorilla Glass 3, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA and a TV-out GPS/A-GPS, NFC, accelerometer, gyroscope, digital compass, barometer, DLNA, Wi-Fi Hotspot feature and TV-out

BPF Verdict: The LG G2 wins!

The LG G2 wins this match-up. It beats the Google Nexus 4 over 10 rounds (see below), winning 5 of them, drawing 3 and losing 2. Here’s a summary of where this fight was won and lost:

  1. The best connectivity: Yes
  2. The best size/weight: No
  3. The best camera/video: Yes
  4. The best display: Yes
  5. The best processor: Yes
  6. The best software: No
  7. The most applications: Comparable
  8. The most storage: Yes
  9. The best battery life: N/A
  10. The best extras: Comparable

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