Before and after: an overclocked Nexus 4 (Video)

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The Nexus 4 is the go-to device for many developers. Offering the purest Google experience and literally built for developers, it’s the most vanilla Android experience possible. It’s lightweight and comes with no bloatware. There’s practically nothing to over-encumber  the device straight out of the box.

That said, the handset is beginning to age as faster, more efficient chipsets arrive. It just doesn’t feel as fast as it once did.

Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to spruce up your ol’ Nexus by way of various custom mods. Try a new ROM, or theme it to no end. Or, take a custom kernel for a spin and overclock the processor. In the video below, we show a before and after look at the effects of an overclocked Nexus 4. Well … what are you waiting for? Click play already!

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About The Author
Taylor Martin
Based out of Charlotte, NC, Taylor Martin started writing about technology in 2009 while working in wireless retail. He has used BlackBerry off and on for over seven years, Android for nearly four years, iOS for three years, and has experimented with both webOS and Windows Phone. Taylor has reviewed countless smartphones and tablets, and doesn't go anywhere without a couple gadgets in his pockets or "nerd bag." In his free time, Taylor enjoys playing disc golf with friends, rock climbing, and playing video games. He also enjoys the occasional hockey game, and would do unspeakable things for some salmon nigiri. For more on Taylor Martin, checkout his Pocketnow Insider edition.| Google+