Information at your fingertips
Nexus 4 comes with the latest Google™ apps, putting the best of Google in the palm of your hand.
- Live in the Now
Nexus 4 comes with the latest version of Google Now™ to bring you just the right information at just the right time. It shows you how much traffic to expect before you leave for work, or when the next train will arrive as you’re standing on the platform.
With the latest version, you’ll see events and concerts nearby, reminders about hotel and flight reservations, and even nearby attractions and popular photo-ops while traveling. All automatically.
- You ask. Google answers.
Voice Search™ allows you to speak your query and get a response immediately. Google can speak back to you, delivering a precise answer powered by the Knowledge Graph.
Navigate your world with Google Maps™
Get to the places you care about quickly and easily with Google Maps. With turn-by-turn GPS navigation, live traffic info, and integrated driving, walking and public transit directions, getting from A to B has never been easier.
Search for restaurants, businesses and more near you. Get recommendations from people in your circles and from experts, and access full place reviews and summaries from Zagat™ editors.
3D Maps and rich satellite imagery give you a more realistic sense of what’s around you while features like Street View make sure you always know what’s in front of you.
Browse the web, Chrome fast
Nexus 4 comes with the speed and simplicity of Google Chrome™, built in. Sign in to sync your bookmarks, view tabs you have open on your computer, send web pages from your computer to your mobile phone, and more. And browsing the web from your phone has never been faster – a cutting edge quad-core processor means that pages load in a snap – letting you experience the web, Chrome fast.
Gmail™. To go
Gmail gets even better on Nexus 4. Intuitively swipe emails out of your inbox to archive and easily switch between multiple Gmail accounts – and all your email syncs automatically from your Nexus 4 to your computer and tablet.
A smarter keyboard, now with Gesture Typing
Writing messages is easier than ever with Gesture Typing – glide your finger over the letters to compose emails or texts in a snap. The keyboard can anticipate and predict the next word, so you can finish entire sentences just by selecting suggested words. Power through your messages like never before.
Sign in, stay synced
Never lose a contact or photo again. Sign-in once with your free Google Account and your Gmail, Calendar, contacts, photos and more are always backed up to the cloud. Google works around the clock to keep your data secure and ensure that you get it when you need it, wherever you need it.
Capture and share your world
- 8 MP
Nexus 4 comes with a high-performance 8MP camera and takes stunning 360° panoramas, letting you capture every detail of the world around you. The all new camera lets you quickly view and edit your photos with powerful new tools, and share your favorite shots in a snap.
- Record HD Video
Shoot video in full 1080p, and snap still shots while you're at it. Continuous focus, real-time zoom, and time lapse mode give you the power to shoot stunning videos. When your footage is ready, create your own movie with Movie Studio and upload it to YouTube.
- Never lose a photo again with Instant Upload.
Photos upload themselves with Instant Upload so you’ll never lose a shot. If you’ve signed up for Google+, you can enable Instant Upload and photos taken with your phone are automatically uploaded to a private album on the web. Easily organize, edit and share photos with anyone you choose from your phone or on the web.
Amazing Photo Sphere Camera
Up, down and all around you, it’s like no camera you’ve ever seen. With Nexus 4, snap pictures in every direction that come together into incredible, immersive photo spheres that put you right inside the scene. View your photo spheres right on your phone, share them on Google+™ with your friends and family, or even add them to Google Maps for the world to see.
Crisp 4.7” display
Photos and video come to life with stunning clarity and crisp, natural color on the vibrant 1280-by-768 4.7-inch screen. Gently curved glass edges allow your finger to slide smoothly on and off the 320ppi screen. And all of this is protected by scratch resistant Corning® Gorilla® Glass 2.
Nexus 4 comes with a cutting-edge Qualcomm Snapdragon™ S4 processor, to give you the power and speed you need. Zip around the web, experience rich 3D graphics and gameplay, and effortlessly switch between multiple apps without ever missing a beat. With 2GB of RAM and the fastest version of Android™ ever, Nexus 4 is our snappiest smartphone yet.
Nexus 4 was designed with gaming in mind. With a super responsive screen, lightning fast quad-core processor, and sensors like a gyroscope and accelerometer – tilt, touch and tap your way to the top of the leaderboards while exploring over 700,000 apps and games available on Google Play.
700,000 Apps & Games
Get all the apps and games you love on Nexus 4 – with over 700,000 titles to choose from on Google Play, there’s something for everyone. Find the most popular free and paid apps, explore hand-picked collections, browse by category or simply search for your favorites.
Nexus 4 comes with Android Beam so you can easily share photos, videos, contacts, apps and more with a tap. Just touch two NFC-enabled Android™ devices back-to-back, then beam whatever's on the screen to your friend.