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[REF] Nexus 4: Technical Specification Breakdown | Last Updated 20th Nov 12

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There are a lot of threads opening to try and discuss various specifications of this phone, beyond what the standard press releases say, so I thought I would try and collate all of the known specs, and breakdowns of their details.

If you spot any mistakes or any missing info then please let me know so I can update this post!

External Hardware Specifications - LG Nexus 4

Model Number: LG-E960
Codename: Mako
Dimensions: 133.9 x 68.7 x 9.1 mm (5.27 x 2.70 x 0.36 in)
Weight: 139 g (4.90 oz)
Construction: Corning Gorilla Glass 2 front & back, plastic bezel
Ports: 3.5mm headphone jack (top), microUSB (bottom), microSIM tray (side)
Microphone: Dual Mics for Noise Cancellation
SAR (US Rating): 0.55 W/kg (head) / 1.27 W/kg (body)
Notification LED: RGB LED (below screen)
Sensors: Accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity, compass, barometer
Connectivity Standards Supported: DLNA, Mircast, NFC, SlimPort

Chipset - Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064

CPU - Quad core "Krait v2"

Manufacturer: Qualcomm
Clock Speed: 1.5GHz
Lithography: 28nm
Cache: L0: 4KB+4KB, L1: 16KB+16KB, L2: 2 MB
Instruction Set: ARMv7
Pipeline Depth: 11-Stage
Dhrystone: 3.3 DMIPS/MHz
Memory: Dual-channel 533 MHz (8.5 GB/sec)

GPU - Adreno 320

Manufacturer: Qualcomm
Clock Speed: 27MHz - 400MHz
API Conformance: OpenGL ES 3.0, 2.0 & 1.1, OpenCL 1.2, OpenVG 1.1, EGL 1.3, Direct3D 11 feature level 9_3[7], SVGT 1.2, Direct Draw and GD
Max. Texture Units: 2
Max. Texture Size: 4096
Max. Light: 8
Supported Features: VBO, frame buffers, cube maps, texture combiners, DOT3 combiner, crossbar combiner

Chipset PMIC - PM8921

Manufacturer: Qualcomm
PWM Channels: 8

Baseband - Gobi MDM9215

Manufacturer: Qualcomm
GSM/EDGE/SPRS Bands: 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
3G Bands: 850, 900, 1700, 1900, 2100 MHz
DC-HSPA+ 42Mbps: Supported
LTE: Support available via additional transceiver
Cores: Single Cortex A5
Instruction Set: ARMv7

Baseband PMIC - PM8821

Manufacturer: Qualcomm
PWM Channels: 8

RF Transceiver - WTR1605L

Manufacturer: Qualcomm

Wireless RF Module - Atheros WCN3660

Manufacturer: Qualcomm
Bluetooth: BT 3.0/4.0 Low Energy
Wi-Fi: 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4/5 GHz)
FM: Hardware supported

NFC - BCM20793

Manufacturer: Broadcom
Lithougraphy: 28nm

Global Navigation Satelite System (GNSS) - ALM-3012

Manufacturer: Avago
GLONASS: Supported (confirmed activated in software)
A-GPS: Supported
S-GPS: Supported

Digital Signal Processor (DSP) - Hexagon QDSP6

Manufacturer: Qualcomm
Generation: H4
Clock Speed: 256MHz - 350MHz
Frequency: 500Mhz
Cache: L1: 16KB, L2: 256 KB
Lithography: 28nm
Dhrystone: 20 DMIPS/mW

Digital-to-Analogue Converter (DAC) - WCD9310

Manufacturer: Qualcomm
Frequency response: +0.13, -0.11
Noise level: -82.5
Dynamic range: 82.5
THD: 0.0092
IMD+ Noise: 0.022
Stereo crosstalk: -81.6

Rear Camera - "Exmor R" IMX111PQ

Manufacturer: Sony
Image SIze: Diagonal 4.60 mm (Type 1/4.0)
Max. Image Resolution: 3296 × 2512 (approx. 8.28M pixels)
Max. Video Resolution: 1080p @ 30fps (720p @ 60fps)
Sensor: 1/3.2" Back-Side Illuminated
Lens: LG 5 Element lens
Aperture: f/2.4
Flash: Single LED
Unit Cell Size: 1.12mµ
Focal Length: 5mm
On-chip signal processing: Dot defect compensation, Noise reduction

Front Camera - IMX119

Manufacturer: Sony
Max. Image Resolution: 1.3MP
Max. Video Size: 720p @ 30fps

Flash Driver - LM3559

Manufacturer: Texas Instruments
Flash current: 1.8A
Boost converter: 2MHz fixed-frequency synchronous

Screen - LH467WX1 TrueHD IPS+ with ZeroGap technology

Manufacturer: LG
Display Type: IPS
Resolution: 768x1280
Aspect Ratio: 15:9
Size: 4.7" (119.4mm) Diagonal, 2.42" × 4.03" (61.4mm × 102.4mm)
Pixel Density: 317.6ppi
Refresh Rate: 60Hz
Dot Pitch: 0.08mm
Sub-pixel Arrangement: Stripe RGB
Black Screen (100% Brightness): 0.33 cd/m2
White Screen (100% Brightness): 470 cd/m2
Contrast Ratio: 1352:1

Touch Screen Controller- ClearTouch S7020A

[SIZE="1"]Manufacturer: Synaptics
Report Rate: 80MHz

Backlight Controller- LM3530

Manufacturer: Texas Instruments
Voltage in: 2.7v - 5.5v
Voltage out: 40v
Number of LED's: 11
LED Configuration: Series
Peak Efficiency: 90%
Switching Frequency: 500kHz - 550kHz
Supply Current: 1.35mA
PowerWise: Yes


Manufacturer: Samsung
Capacity: 2GB (4x512MB)
Speed: 1066MHz, Dual-channel 533 MHz (8.5 GB/sec)
Voltage: 1.2v
Technology: LPDDR


Manufacturer: Toshiba
Size: 8GB or 16GB
Speed: 200MHz

Battery - LG BL-T5

Manufacturer: LG Chem
Capacity: 2100mAh/8.0Wh (minimum 2030mAh/7.7Wh)
Voltage: 3.8v
Type: Lithium-ion polymer

Wireless Charging - BQ51051b

Manufacturer: Texas Instruments
Power out: 5W
Voltage out: 4.2v
Voltage in: 4v - 10v typical, 20v max
AC-DC Efficiency: 93% (peak)
Charging Current: 1.5A
Wireless Charging Standard: WPC v1.1 "Qi" Standard

Headphone Jack - FSA8008

Manufacturer: Fairchild Semiconductor
Detection: Accessory Plug-In; 3- or 4-Pole Audio; Send/End Key Presses
Functionality: FSA8008A-Decreased Timing for Sensitive Send/End Keys
Switch Type: MIC
VDD: 2.5v to 4.4v
VIO: 1.6v to VDD
THD (MIC): 0.03% Typical at 2.5 VDD
ESD (Air Gap): 15kV

Gyroscope / Accelerometer - MPU-6050

Manufacturer: InvenSense
No. of axis: 6
Motion Range: ±250 to ±2000°/sec
Shock Tolerance: 10,000 g
Integrated ADC's: 3 x 16-bit
Rate noise: 0.01dps/√Hz

SlimPort Transmitter - ANX7808

Manufacturer: Analogix
USB data In/Out: USB host, device or OTG data pass through
Stereo (3D) video output : Supported
HDCP 1.3 content protection: Supported
1-lane output : 5.4Gbps, 2.7Gbps or 1.62Gbps data rates
Standards compliance: DisplayPort 1.2, MyDP 1.0, HDMI 1.4a


Contributors: Krigsko, jak3z, drumist, FISKER_Q, Shaky156, DforDesign

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30th October 2012, 11:41 PM |#2  
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Cool, pretty comprehensive
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what kind of sim card does it use? micro sim? nano sim?
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Micro SIM

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Added External hardware specs and screen ratio
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Does it comply with industry standards for wireless charging ?

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Thank you, pretty useful for people like me are checking reviews and so.
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Battery model is BL-T5.
Typ: 2100mAh/8.0Wh
Min: 2030mAh/7.7Wh

As seen on the FCC pictures.
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As far as hardware is concerned can someone please say what the two headphone jack looking things are on the bottom?

They can be seen on this photo ...
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Originally Posted by jameslfc5

As far as hardware is concerned can someone please say what the two headphone jack looking things are on the bottom?

They can be seen on this photo ...

They are the screws that secures the battery cover.
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