Oh, look - another LG Nexus leak! I'm already convinced that this is the worst kept secret in Nexus history. Alas, the shiny little beast has made its way into Carphone Warehouse's inventory system as the "LGNexus4," and it looks like we'll be seeing two color variations of the device: white and black.


While we've heard the device could be called the "LG Optimus G Nexus" (effectively making it the worst Nexus name in the history of everything), rumors are still flying around every day. One thing's for sure, though: it's highly unlikely that it will be called the "Nexus 4;" after all, Carphone Warehouse does call the Nexus S the "nexus 2."

Stay tuned - I'm sure this isn't the last piece of leaked info we'll see in the growing LG Nexus saga.

[The Verge]

Cameron Summerson
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  • http://twitter.com/redbullcat Phil Oakley

    I'm hoping for Google Nexus G.

    The Optimus Nexus name don't sound quite right, mostly because of the 'us' sound at the Optimus and the same sound at the end of Nexus.

    • http://twitter.com/AthoraX athorax

      Even LG Nexus G isn't too terrible

  • http://www.facebook.com/jure.suklje Jure Šuklje

    LG Nexus would be fine. Nice and simple. ;)

  • http://twitter.com/Mzobe3 Thokozani Mzobe

    I guess I'll wait for the Nexus 5 then. ain't buying a LG product.

    • GazaIan

      This might just be the only exception. LG has some amazing hardware, but they are the king of the world's worst software, somehow destroying Android with its Optimus UI. If Google is handling updates, then amazing hardware + properly handled software = a match made in heaven.

    • Firehawkws7

      I;m sorry, but my G2x is flawless and my dad's old LG flip took a hell of a beating (being a firefighter and machinery mechanic takes its toll) over it's five year use (it was still working when he upgraded). You people who hate on LG need to grow the fuck up, and turn all your hatred to hardware that actually sucks: Hauwei for example.

    • Yam Borodetsky

      I've got some bad news for you son...

      EDIT: Well, it seems that my time machine is broken. I'm still in the present.

  • http://www.facebook.com/michaelgonzalez2012 Michael Gonzalez

    I don't know why everyone is making such a fuss about it anyhow, LG isn't known for making quality products. They are mid to low end.

    • http://twitter.com/redbullcat Phil Oakley

      The LG Optimus G is a massive step forward for them.

    • parthc3po

      I have LG optimus 2x and it works great. I agree that they are bad as far as android update is concern (still running GB) but believe my it has a great hardware. I dropped it couple of times accidentally but no problems. It had IPS display also.

  • http://www.facebook.com/idan.yael Idan Yael

    LG? Really? I got the Nexus one, Nexus S and currently using Galaxy nexus. I guess this is the end of my nexus-paved road... I'll get an iPhone before I dare buying LG (not really.. but you get the point)

    • http://twitter.com/redbullcat Phil Oakley

      Why? LG's problem have always been the software and the lower-end hardware. The high-end hardware this year (the Optimus G and the LG 4X) are really good devices.

    • Yam Borodetsky

      So just out of curiosity, what phone do you have now?

      • Idan Yael

        I knew it will come back and haunt me :)
        Nexus 4 waiting for the 5

  • http://twitter.com/gharibe1 Ashkan

    I wonder y it is "WITH" Google on the back usually nexus devices Say Google doesn't have the WITH!

    • http://twitter.com/redbullcat Phil Oakley

      Prototype back, almost certainly - the Galaxy Nexus had the same thing when it leaked.

  • Mapplegate

    I can't understand why people think this is a great phone. 8GB of storage and no MicroSD slot. Want more storage? You can't even buy a larger capacity phone.

    Why does it feel like this is more iPhone than anything else? :(

    • Simon Belmont

      The Optimus G that it's based on has 32GB of storage. I assume a 32GB storage variant of the LG Nexus will exist.

      The 8GB and 16GB ones might just be for direct sales from Google Play, to keep price down, like the Galaxy Nexus has only 16GB on Google Play. Carrier LG Nexus' may have more storage capacity.

      • Mapplegate

        If they have at LEAST a 16GB model available it would't be too bad, but I'd prefer a 32GB model. I hate the idea of supporting phones with missing standardized features though.

  • cornandbeans

    Can't believe this is what we get after waiting for one damn year...Why not HTC or Sony or at least Motorola, seriously?

  • Simon Belmont

    I could live with LG Optimus Nexus. But, LG Optimus G Nexus is really clunky sounding.

    LG makes decent hardware, it was their software that wasn't so hot. Hmmm.

  • Bleakvision

    Really like the name, thought about it being the "4" myself. Good thinking LG, good thinking.

  • Ian Santopietro

    It's funny to read this article now and think that you guys were skeptical of the "Nexus 4" name.

    • Tomáš Petrík

      Yup, came here too to say that :)