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Unhappy New Batch Of LG Nexus 4 Loses Its Glittery Back?

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The LG Nexus 4 has something special that we haven’t seen on other Android smartphones in a while now – great build quality.

New LG Nexus 4 sports a new rear case?

Ever since it was released, we’ve praised the pure Google phone for its exceptional build quality and styling that even rivals the likes of the iPhone 5. However we did have some complaints about rear glass that seem to be more fragile than we hoped.

Well there may be some bad news today disguised as something good. We’ve been informed by many readers who recently received their LG Nexus 4 that the smartphone looks a little different than what we saw last month. Supposedly, LG may have modified the rear crystal glass case of the Nexus 4 to make it less susceptible to cracking.

On a sad note, the LG Nexus 4 now doesn’t seem to glitter like the earlier batch. No matter what angle you hold it at or lighting conditions. it seems to have lost the glitter effect.

At this time this remains unconfirmed but give that we’ve had a dozen readers complain to us about their findings already, there may be something different about the newest batch ship from the Google Play Store.

We’ve contacted LG about this and will update this story once we get a reply on what is possibly a new LG Nexus 4.


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ill take the less susceptible to cracking over glitter effect ALL DAY!
although I dont see why we cant have both
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My 8gb doesn't have the glitter either.

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My 8gb doesn't have the glitter either.

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What is your hardware version?

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ill take the less susceptible to cracking over glitter effect ALL DAY!
although I dont see why we cant have both
Yea, I'd rather have this one
 
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My 2nd nexus 4 looks exactly like the first. The first was from the original batch, and the second was received yesterday.

Original was hw rev 10, new one is rev 11.

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Great. A plain black glass cover with a shiny logo...Apple now has a reason to ban the device

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I'm sure we'll get 3rd party back replacements. But still, this would suck huge monkey balls. I love the glass back.
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excellent news. instead of a sparkly fragile discoball glass back we can have a sleek, plain black, more solid glass back

win-win in my book
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I actually liked their original idea with the glittery back. But oh well if they did the back side more cracking safe then it should be OK.
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