Would you buy an LG Nexus phone?

The latest rumours suggest LG will be the manufacturer of Google's next Nexus smartphone.

Is this the new LG Nexus phone? (Image credit: xda-developers.com)

Is this the new LG Nexus phone? (Image credit: xda-developers.com)

Leaked images purporting to be an LG Nexus phone have hit the Web, suggesting LG will be manufacturing Google's latest Nexus device.

The leaked images show what appears to be a prototype LG Android phone with the codename Mako. The model number appears to be E960, which suggests the device could be a variant of the LG Optimus G.

An XDA-Developers forum member first posted photos of the device, which looks like an LG phone running Google's stock Jelly Bean software. Like the Samsung Galaxy Nexus before it, the phone has on-screen navigation buttons and is running Android 4.1.2 software with the name "Full JellyBean on Mako".

A front and back view of the rumoured LG Nexus phone (Image credit: baraholka.onliner.by)
A front and back view of the rumoured LG Nexus phone (Image credit: baraholka.onliner.by)

Further images have since been published on Russian forum baraholka.onliner.by, showing the phone with a glitter back cover and a thin, black bezel. The phone appears to look similar in shape to the previous Samsung Galaxy Nexus. The potential LG Nexus phone is expected to feature a 1.5 GHz quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro procecessor with an Adreno 320 GPU.

The back of the rumoured LG Nexus phone (Image credit: baraholka.onliner.by)
The back of the rumoured LG Nexus phone (Image credit: baraholka.onliner.by)

If the rumours prove to be true and LG is confirmed as the next Nexus device manufacturer later this month, would you consider buying it? Let us know by voting in the poll below and leave us a comment!

Join the newsletter!

Error: Please check your email address.
Rocket to Success - Your 10 Tips for Smarter ERP System Selection
Keep up with the latest tech news, reviews and previews by subscribing to the Good Gear Guide newsletter.
Ross Catanzariti

Ross Catanzariti

PC World
Show Comments

Cool Tech

Breitling Superocean Heritage Chronographe 44

Learn more >

SanDisk MicroSDXC™ for Nintendo® Switch™

Learn more >

Toys for Boys

Family Friendly

Panasonic 4K UHD Blu-Ray Player and Full HD Recorder with Netflix - UBT1GL-K

Learn more >

Stocking Stuffer

Razer DeathAdder Expert Ergonomic Gaming Mouse

Learn more >

Christmas Gift Guide

Click for more ›

Most Popular Reviews

Latest Articles

Resources

PCW Evaluation Team

Edwina Hargreaves

WD My Cloud Home

I would recommend this device for families and small businesses who want one safe place to store all their important digital content and a way to easily share it with friends, family, business partners, or customers.

Walid Mikhael

Brother QL-820NWB Professional Label Printer

It’s easy to set up, it’s compact and quiet when printing and to top if off, the print quality is excellent. This is hands down the best printer I’ve used for printing labels.

Ben Ramsden

Sharp PN-40TC1 Huddle Board

Brainstorming, innovation, problem solving, and negotiation have all become much more productive and valuable if people can easily collaborate in real time with minimal friction.

Sarah Ieroianni

Brother QL-820NWB Professional Label Printer

The print quality also does not disappoint, it’s clear, bold, doesn’t smudge and the text is perfectly sized.

Ratchada Dunn

Sharp PN-40TC1 Huddle Board

The Huddle Board’s built in program; Sharp Touch Viewing software allows us to easily manipulate and edit our documents (jpegs and PDFs) all at the same time on the dashboard.

George Khoury

Sharp PN-40TC1 Huddle Board

The biggest perks for me would be that it comes with easy to use and comprehensive programs that make the collaboration process a whole lot more intuitive and organic

Featured Content

Latest Jobs

Don’t have an account? Sign up here

Don't have an account? Sign up now

Forgot password?