Nexus 4 for T-Mobile: A Faster And More Affordable Smartphone

by Jacqueline Bailey on July 05, 2013
Device Name: Nexus 4 for T-Mobile
Operating System: Android
Available Carrier(s): T-Mobile
Manufacturer: LG
Available Color(s): Black (T-Mobile)

Tell Me About It

The Nexus 4 for T-Mobile is Google's 4G Android smartphone showing off Google's greatest abilities. The smartphone's 4.7-inch HD touchscreen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 2,  making it is less susceptible to scratches and scuffs. The Nexus 4 also has a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor inside that provides more than enough power to keep your phone running smoothly without buffering on HD videos or games. Working on Google Now's latest version, T-Mobile's Nexus 4 ensures that you get information right when you want it by anticipating the information you might need and displaying it on convenient cards. Its 8MP primary camera can shoot 1080p videos and capture beautiful panoramic photos called Photo Spheres that can be published to a social network or saved privately on Instant Upload. The Nexus 4 can also create a personal WiFi hotspot for up to 10 devices to keep all your WiFi-capable devices, like tablets, connected while on the road.

Who It's Good For

The Nexus 4 for T-Mobile is perfect for a budget-conscious user who wants an affordable smartphone that will still deliver. Tech-savvy folks will love that this smartphone is a 'pure' Google phone, so it is always up-to-date. 

What Makes It Great

  • Affordable phone with value-priced plans from T-Mobile
  • 8MP camera with Photo Sphere (see video above for samples)
  • Latest version of Google Now and a authentic Google experience 
  • Screen protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 2
  • Create WiFi hotspots for up to 10 devices
  • Sleek and easy to hold
  • Powerful processor keeps everything running smoothly

Why This is Wirefly BUZZworthy

Get ready for Google's greatest invention yet: the Nexus 4 for T-Mobile. It's a smartphone that receives information straight from Google, ensuring that you always get the updates you want right on time. This smartphone is affordable but still comparable to the Samsung Galaxy S III or iPhone 5 in speed and efficiency. Its HD screen is 4.7 inches, so the phone isn't uncomfortable to hold in one hand. In fact, the Nexus 4 has Gesture Typing that allows you to glide over letters on the keyboard, making typing with one hand easier than ever. The Nexus 4 has an incredible 8MP camera with a panoramic photo feature called Photo Sphere. And after editing pictures, you can use Google + Instant Upload to save your images in a private online album so that you never lose them.

Google is reliable when loading videos and games, and will not buffer or slow down your images. The Google Play store has over 700,000 apps available to download, which the Nexus 4 is perfect for. One of the Nexus 4's most valued apps is Google Wallet. This free app acts as a wallet, securely storing your credit card information and allowing you to pay in store via your smartphone, without the physical credit card.


The Nexus 4 for T-Mobile is a super-speedy, Android smartphone that gives you updates straight from Google right when you want them. With Android 4.2 and Google Now, this smartphone is one of the fastest available.