updated 05:39 pm EDT, Tue October 30, 2012
Nexus 4 first smartphone to feature SlimPort technology
Analogix announced today the availability of new accessories that will allow the recently announced Google-LG Nexus 4 to connect to video output devices. The Nexus 4 is the first smartphone to feature SlimPort technology, which is based on DisplayPort, and Analogix' selection of SlimPort accessories will allow the new Nexus phone to connect to HDTVs, monitors, and projectors while providing simultaneous connectivity to the phone's power source.
Analogix will be releasing four SlimPort cables and adapters, allowing the Nexus 4 to connect to multiple display standards: HDMI, VGA, DVI, and DisplayPort. The first model is available now for purchase now at Amazon for customers in the United States and Europe. That model, SP1002, will be available soon in other parts of the world.
The Nexus 4 will be available both through T-Mobile for $199 on contract and at Google's Play Store for $349 unlocked. The new Nexus smartphone will go become available for purchase on November 13.