A purported benchmark for the LG Nexus 4 appeared at GLBenchmark this week, showing us some of the dirty details that we were still hoping to get clarification on before the product is unveiled next Monday.
First off, you’ll notice that we have a device name of “mako” which has been known as the codename for some time now. Second, you’ll notice the word “occam” in the build fingerprint and product, another name that has been tossed around. In fact, a couple of weeks ago, the tin foil hats came out, and a group of Android enthusiasts jumped to the wild conclusion that there was a better-than-average chance that this was going to be a separate Nexus, probably built by Motorola. You see, because if you Google the term “occam,” you’ll find “Occam’s Razor.” Apparently, that should mean that occam equals RAZR, which equals Motorola phone. Wild, I know. This benchmark, if legit, debunks the hell out of that. (more…)