Wednesday, January 16, 2013
And according to this Google bug report forum post from a Google device software developer, all 400,000 must have been sold with a buggy Qualcomm wifi driver that basically bricks the phone whenever the screen is blanked when connected via wifi.
Now we discover, according to this article, that the phone's manufacturer has already stopped producing the Nexus 4 to gear up to manufacture successor Nexus phone products. LG, of course, denies that they are stopping production of the Nexus 4.
Google sold 400,000 lemons, which still aren't working properly due to a buggy wifi driver, as well as staffing a lackluster/inconsistent/autistic/tone-deaf device support system within Google, and Google is planning to just move on? The Google bug report forum mentioned above now has 600 complaints, mostly about faulty wifi behavior on the Nexus 4. And these complaints date back to November 20, 2012.
This is the kind of behavior that could give a company a bad name.