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LG Nexus 4

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LG Nexus 4
Nexus 04
LG Nexus 4.jpg
Model Number: LG-E960
Device Type: Phone
Manufacturer: LG LG-icon.png
Release Date: Nov. 2012
Operating System: Android Android-icon.jpg
Dimensions: 68.7 x 133.9 x 9.1 mm
Weight: 139g
Display: 4.7" WXGA 768x1280 IPS LCD
Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon S4Pro APQ8064
RAM: Not Known
Internal Memory: 2 GB RAM, 8/16 GB NAND
Memory Card: None
Networks: GSM850, GSM900, GSM1800, GSM1900, UMTS850, UMTS900, UMTS1700, UMTS1900, UMTS2100, LTE1700
Wi-fi: 802.11 a/b/g/n 2.4/5.0 GHz
USB: Not Known
Bluetooth: 4.0 +LE
NFC: Yes
GPS: Yes
Video out: myDP
Camera: 8 MP LED Flash
Secondary Camera: 1.3 MP
Battery: 2100 mAh
Other features
Additional Features:


The LG Nexus 4 is a Nexus branded smartphone released by Google on November 13, 2012 featuring Android Jellybean 4.2
  • Codename: LG Mako
  • Model Number: LG-E960

Frequently asked questions

  • Are there carrier specific versions? No, any Nexus 4 sold by a carrier is unlocked and unbranded
  • Does the Nexus 4 support LTE? Officially it does not, but it may be able to connect to LTE1700 networks with certain ROM and baseband combinations
  • Is USB-OTG available? Officially: No, but it is possible with some custom kernels
  • Are MHL adapters compatible with the Nexus 4? No, it uses myDP/Slimport for video out
  • Will rooting block my ability to do OTA updates? It depends on the rooting method, any modification of the system files will break OTA updates
  • What counts as modifications? Removing, editing, or renaming any file in /system or using any custom kernel



  • Downloads: Official Google links
    • Factory Image: Original Factory Image from Google
    • Delta (from) <Build Number>: Delta update from <Build> to listed version
Version Build Build Number Branch Build date Bootloader Baseband Downloads Notes
4.2 JVP15L 508754 Occam 1350620851 Oct. 19, 2012 M9615A-CEFWMAZM-2.0.1700.24 android-4.2_pre1.1
4.2 JVP15Q 513656 Occam 1351036254 Oct. 23, 2012 MAKOZ10f M9615A-CEFWMAZM-2.0.1700.24 android-4.2_pre2.1
4.2 JOP24G 517167 Occam 1351287833 Oct. 26, 2012 MAKOZ10g M9615A-CEFWMAZM-2.0.1700.27 android-4.2_pre3
4.2 JOP40C 527662 Occam 1352532840 Nov. 10, 2012 MAKOZ10l M9615A-CEFWMAZM-2.0.1700.33 Factory Image Delta: JVP15Q android-4.2_r1
4.2.1 JOP40D 533553 Occam 1353372961 Nov. 20, 2012 MAKOZ10l M9615A-CEFWMAZM-2.0.1700.33 Factory Image Delta: JVP15L JVP15Q JOP24G JOP40C android-4.2.1_r1
4.2.1 JOP40G 561924 Occam 1358922492 Jan. 23, 2013 MAKOZ10o M9615A-CEFWMAZM-2.0.1700.33 android-4.2.1_r1.2
4.2.2 JDQ23 562420 Occam 1358990098 Jan. 24, 2013 MAKOZ10o
4.2.2 JDQ39 573038 Occam 1360362168 Feb.  8, 2013 MAKOZ10o M9615A-CEFWMAZM-2.0.1700.48 Factory Image Delta: JOP40C JOP40D JOP40G JDQ23 android-4.2.2_r1
4.2.2 JDQ39E 610897 Occam 1363816132 Mar. 20, 2013 MAKOZ10o M9615A-CEFWMAZM-2.0.1700.54 android-4.2.2_r1.2
4.3 JWR66N 711294 Occam 1371326528 Jun. 15, 2013 MAKOZ20i M9615A-CEFWMAZM-2.0.1700.83 android-4.3_r0.9.1
4.3 JWR66V 737497 Occam 1373508649 Jul. 11, 2013 MAKOZ20i M9615A-CEFWMAZM-2.0.1700.84 Factory Image Delta: JOP40C JOP40G JDQ39 JDQ39E JWR66N android-4.3_r1
4.3 JWR66Y 776638 Occam 1376434337 Aug. 13, 2013 MAKOZ20i M9615A-CEFWMAZM-2.0.1700.84 Factory Image Delta: JOP40C JOP40G JDQ39 JDQ39E JWR66N JWR66V android-4.3_r1.1
4.4 KRT16O 907817 Occam 1383880708 Nov. 8, 2013 MAKOZ30d M9615A-CEFWMAZM-2.0.1700.97 Factory Image android-4.4_r1.1
4.4 KRT16S 920375 Occam 1384568142 Nov. 16, 2013 MAKOZ30d M9615A-CEFWMAZM-2.0.1700.97 Factory Image Delta: JWR66Y KRT16O android-4.4_r1.2
4.4.1 KOT49E 926649 Occam 1385097999 Nov. 22, 2013 MAKOZ30d M9615A-CEFWMAZM-2.0.1700.98 Delta: KRT16S android-4.4.1_r1
4.4.2 KOT49H 937116 Occam 1386200401 Dec. 4, 2013 MAKOZ30d M9615A-CEFWMAZM-2.0.1700.98 Factory Image Delta: KRT16O KRT16S KOT49E android-4.4.2_r1
4.4.3 KTU84L 1148727 Occam 1398979353 May.  1, 2014 MAKOZ30d M9615A-CEFWMAZM-2.0.1701.02 Factory Image Delta: KOT49H android-4.4.3_r1
4.4.4 KTU84P 1227136 Occam 1402643071 Jun. 13, 2014 MAKOZ30d M9615A-CEFWMAZM-2.0.1701.03 Factory Image Delta: KTU84L android-4.4.4_r1
5.0 LRX21T 1576899 Occam 1415648524 Nov. 13, 2014 MAKOZ30f M9615A-CEFWMAZM-2.0.1701.04 Factory Image Delta: KTU84P android-5.0.0_r6
5.0.1 LRX22C 1602158 Occam 1416528659 Nov. 21, 2014 MAKOZ30f M9615A-CEFWMAZM-2.0.1701.05 Factory Image Delta: KTU84P LRX21T android-5.0.1_r1
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