Nexus 4 is the Best Smartphone Deal of the Year? You Decide!

The smartphone market is a fickle bunch. Consumers are always on the lookout for the biggest, brightest, and newest technology out there, and they won’t take no for an answer. Well, with the Nexus 4, none of that changes. The only thing that changed? The price.

If you’ve ever tried buying an unlocked smartphone to use on a GSM network, you’d know that you can expect to spend between $600-700 for the best and newest smartphone. It has been pretty much a given for at least the last three years.

Guess how much the Nexus 4 from Google costs. Go on, guess! You’re wrong. I can already tell you.

It starts at just $299 without a contract. That was not a typo. $299.

Unbelievable deal? You bet it is. I’d even go as far as to say it’s perhaps the best deal of the last two years.

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Nexus 4 Specs

You see, for such a low price, you’d expect to get what you pay for. Google has done away with that notion, because this device truly is a top-end smartphone.

  • 1.5 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor
  • Adreno 320 GPU
  • 2 GB of RAM
  • 8 or 16 GB of storage
  • 2,100 mAh battery
  • 4.7-inch IPS LCD display with a PPI of 318
  • Android 4.2

As you can see, these are specs you’d expect to find in an unlocked smartphone that costs $700 or so. Google has been reshaping the tech world for awhile now, offering gadgets at groundbreaking low levels like the Nexus 7 for only $199. With the Nexus 4, it now offers low prices in the smartphone world.

 


What Can You Do Without a Contract?

For one, you can go to T-Mobile and go with its $30 per month plan for unlimited everything and 100 minutes of talk time instead of spending $100 per month.

You can also switch up phones after a year of ownership (or less, if you really want to) rather than waiting the typical two-year cycle that contracts tie you into.

You really can’t lose here. Should you ditch your contract and head to the Nexus 4? Absolutely!

Author: Petchonka

Joe Petchonka loves writing about the latest tech news and gadgets, but he also loves helping NJ Honda dealers as well.

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  1. I agree with you that Nexus 4 is having the best deal in this year in the market of smartphone.But do you think that the user experience of Nexus is as smooth as Galaxy S3 or HTC?I understand that the price is reasonable but i think the quality is still not upto the peak.However,nice post!The way you wrote the article is just awesome.Hope you will love to see some article in my blog which is about technology updates and will leave your valuable comment.
    Your keen capability to review a technology gadget forced me to invite you to write one post in my blog.Hope you will consider my proposal.Happy blogging!

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