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This is a good read if anyone wanting to buy Nexus 4:


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Several pictures of the LG-built Google Nexus 4 have been showing up across the Internet. The featured image in this article really caught my eye because it shows the internals of the device relatively well. While this device has not yet been released, a lot can be said (and judged) about a device’s hardware, even without full board shots. Overall, it appears to show that LG’s build quality is considerably lower than that of the Samsung Nexus devices in the past. In this article, I intend to write about the design pros and cons of the highly anticipated Nexus 4.

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This two concern me: Lack of impact zones , Tape used instead of structure and shielding.
Maybe nexus 4 is not good for someone who want to hold their phone for more than a year.
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This two concern me: Lack of impact zones , Tape used instead of structure and shielding.
Maybe nexus 4 is not good for someone who want to hold their phone for more than a year.

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I do not understand what you said. Can you explain please?
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Well, LG made it, not Samsung, Asus or HTC. What can you expect?
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I do not understand what you said. Can you explain please?

It's been taped together instead of screwed together, it also lacks impact zones (drop protection for when you drop it).
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I do not understand what you said. Can you explain please?
Read the article first buddy.
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Read the article first buddy.
No need to be rude - I didn't understand what you meant by that upon first glance either.
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The value of the dollar has decreased so much that companies can't design and build a quality product and have it reasonably priced. I think the dollar has reached 98% of its value. The Federal Reserve contract expires in 2013.

EDIT: I meant 98% of its buying power.
Edited by 06tb06 - 11/4/12 at 2:19pm
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The only thing that really worries me is the lack of impact zones. The rest strike me more as maintenance concerns, which most consumers won't share.
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post #9 of 94
None of those items make the device bad, but it is apparent that they had to build it to meet a price point. Tape isn't necessarily bad, either. There are plenty of devices that use tape in that manor, specifically in instances where the device is not designed to be taken apart.

Keep that in mind.
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For the price , its obvious that the build quality wasnt going to be as good as the Galaxy Nexus or any high end phone. Im sure that this is the entry level Nexus phone, and Samsung,Sony or HTC will bring the higher end Nexus device eventually.
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