LG Nexus 4 Vs. HTC One M8: Users love the Nexus 4 because it takes clear and animated pictures, its camera being considered a lot better than Galaxy Nexus’s camera. The phone is covered with Corning Gorilla Glass, so you shouldn’t be worried too much if you’d accidentally drop your phone from a certain distance. On the other hand, the HTC One’s case is made of aluminum and liquid silicone, for a more durable protection. So, which phone has more advantages? We’ll compare both devices to help you decide which one is worth buying.
Both smartphones come with a 1.7 inch display, only that LG Nexus 4 has a True HD IPS Plus capacitive touch screen which renders a resolution of 768×1280 pixels, while the HTC One is equipped with a Super LCD3 capacitive touch screen that supports a resolution of 1080×1920 pixels.
The LG Nexus 4 is weighting 139 grams and measures 133.9×68.7×9.1 mm, while the HTC One is weighting 4 grams more, but it’s slightly bigger, having these dimensions: 137.4×68.2×9.3 mm.
It terms of hardware and operating systems, the LG Nexus 4 is powered by a 1.5 GHz quad core Krait processor, but the device has also a Qualcomm APQ8064 Snapdragon chipset. There are two variants of internal memories: 8 GB and 16 GB which can’t be expanded, unfortunately.
On the other hand, the HTC One M8 has a more powerful processor, which is a 1.7 GHz quad core Krait 300 processor, the device coming also with a Qualcomm APQ8064T Snapdragon 600 chipset. This smartphones comes with two unexpandable variants of internal storage of 32 GB and 64 GB.
Both smartphones are Androids, but the LG Nexus 4 is running on the 4.2 Jelly Bean version (upgradeable to the 4.3 version) with 2 GB of RAM, while the HTC One runs on the 4.1.2 Jelly Bean version (upgradeable to the 4.3 version) with 2GB of RAM.
In terms of camera resolution, the LG Nexus 4 has an 8 MP primary camera (auto focus + LED flash). The secondary camera on the device is 1.3 MP. The HTC One M8 is equipped with a 4 MP primary camera and a 2.1 MP secondary camera.
In terms of battery lifespan, you can talk 15 hours on 3G on the LG Nexus 4, which is equipped with a non-removable Li-Po battery that has a capacity of 2100 mAh. The HTC One M8 has a more powerful non-removable Li-Po battery with capacity of 2300 mAh which allows you to talk 18 hours on 3G, with your friends.
If prices are compared, if you are looking to buy the LG Nexus 4 8 GB variant, you can find it on amazon.com at the price of 300 dollars. On the same website, the HTC One M8 4G LTE 32 GB variant costs 445 dollars, which is a lot more expensive than the Nexus 4.