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85
Engadget
Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
85

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

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Engadget Review

It may not be the best phone on the planet, but its high-end specs, elegant build and incredibly affordable price make it worth throwing your money at.

Pros
  • Beautiful and vibrant 720p display
  • Very affordable price
  • Pentaband HSPA+
  • Android 4.2 delivers new features
  • Solid performance
Cons
  • Doesn't support LTE
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Scores

Engadget

85
 

User Reviews

90
smacktom
The Nexus 4 is absolutely wonderful, but it's also vexing, frustrating, Annoying....read more
90
revotto
After being off contract with T-Mobile with a Play Store purchased Galaxy Nexus,...read more
90
justinhub2003
The Nexus 4 is the best Android phone hands down... at least if your on T-Mobile...read more
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85
Average Critic Score

Reception and call quality

88
 

Display

92
 

Battery life

72
 

Camera

76
 

Ease of use

87
 

Design and form factor

83
 

Portability (size / weight)

83
 

Media support

90
 

Durability

83
 

Ecosystem (apps, accessories, etc.)

83
 

How It Stacks Up

88

Engadget

88
 

Critic

81
 

User

93
 
80

Engadget

80
 

Critic

80
 

User

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84

Engadget

84
 

Critic

81
 

User

79
 
87

Engadget

87
 

Critic

83
 

User

90
 
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How It Stacks Up

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Engadget

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Critic

81
 

User

93
 
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80
 

Critic

80
 

User

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84

Engadget

84
 

Critic

81
 

User

79
 
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Engadget

87
 

Critic

83
 

User

90
 
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