LG G2 KitKat update, Lumia 1020 vs Galaxy S3, Note 10.1 2014 release date and more: Q&A Episode 11



It's once again time for the PhoneArena Q&A, and, as always, we're discussing some intriguing happenings withing the mobile industry. Check our 11th episode to learn about the latest developments regarding the LG G2's Android 4.4 update, whether or not the Lumia 1020 can replace a Galaxy S3, the Moto G, and more!

Be sure to post your questions below for a chance to have them answered in the next episode!

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1. XperiaFanZone

Posts: 2277; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

What will be the branding of the new Nexus 10?

6. LiyanaBG

Posts: 381; Member since: Nov 07, 2013

probably HTC or MOTO

7. emadshiny

Posts: 1144; Member since: Dec 05, 2012

Not at all These two are the last names that come to mind when we think about Nexus 10 branding.

8. silencer271

Posts: 254; Member since: Apr 05, 2013

asus most likely.

11. WindowsiDroid

Posts: 138; Member since: Jul 22, 2013

Asus or LG maybe? Coz these 2 are the only brands that could create the next Nexus 10 base on the rumors.

2. karim77

Posts: 70; Member since: Dec 10, 2012

Why did google give kitkat the version number 4.4 and not 5.0 or 5.1 because it is supposed to be a huge leap like when google moved from ics to jellybean?

3. Reeyawn

Posts: 66; Member since: Apr 21, 2013

When will the LG G2 get KitKat? Or at least any timeframe when to expect it.

4. me0613

Posts: 10; Member since: Apr 04, 2013

Is it hard to reduce the size of the bezels on the left and right side of the screen? Does it increase the engineering cost in any way?

5. mottykels

Posts: 387; Member since: May 15, 2013

Any news for acer liquid s2?

9. jellmoo

Posts: 2529; Member since: Oct 31, 2011

Another item to consider between a 1020 and a 925 is that you get an extra GB of RAM with the 1020. Now WP8 is pretty memory efficient, so it may not make a big difference in your usage, but it is something to consider.

10. s5255

Posts: 1; Member since: Nov 23, 2013

please compare windows phone 8.1with ios 7 and 4.4 kitkat

14. Chris_Bakke

Posts: 246; Member since: Jan 23, 2013

I think that would be an interesting comparison.

15. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

The problem there is that WP 8.1 isn't out yet.

12. SPIDERMAN4

Posts: 27; Member since: Apr 13, 2011

Hi Ray Is there any version of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition that can play 4k video?and if there is what is it or what are they?

13. Chris_Bakke

Posts: 246; Member since: Jan 23, 2013

Has there been anymore information on the Nexus 10 (2013/14)? I'm looking to get my first tablet.

16. frazaco11

Posts: 23; Member since: Aug 23, 2013

I own note 3 .I love big screen but also like taking pictures. Am at cross road between 1020 and 1520. I need an honest opinion please. Thanks

18. kirholstov

Posts: 146; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

Note 3 is a very good device: it has a good processor, a lot of ram, cool SPen software and a good camera. Why should you switch? But if you decided to switch only because of the camera of your device, the only choice is Lumia 1020, which is the best cameraphone on the market. If you want smoother performance and bigger screen size, Lumia 1520 is also kind of an option, but it's camera is worse than 1020's one and, probably, a bit better than note 3's (there are no comparison's at this moment). Note 3 to Lumia 1520 isn't an upgrade, they are almost equal. So, think twice before you switch! I hope that it helped!

17. mike2959

Posts: 692; Member since: Oct 08, 2011

Forget about the G2 getting the update, not going to happen. The G got 1 update, the G Pro no updates and that's been out 9 month's, it's technically 5 updates behind now. Well not mine, Rooted and custom Rom here 4.3.1 baby!!

20. EarnYourLeather

Posts: 87; Member since: Feb 14, 2012

Wasn't it confirmed by a French carrier already?

19. kirholstov

Posts: 146; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

Is Microsoft going to keep Nokia as a brand? And what do you think about Xbox-phone instead of Lumia?

21. TomTheNerd

Posts: 67; Member since: Oct 11, 2013

Are the speakers/audio on the Nexus 5 any good?

22. Mohammad_Abu-Shukur

Posts: 25; Member since: Nov 08, 2013

I hv read that microsoft and nokia r working on new wp8.1 or called blue...do u hv any info about it?? if,,,,, will it be released in new phones only or it will be an update to released phones?

23. Galaxy_StarGaze

Posts: 5; Member since: Nov 10, 2013

Hello there Ray, I heard that the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 can shoot 4K videos, the Snapdragon 800 version. Does that mean it has the ability to play back 4K videos straight from the phone? If so, then do the other phones that have S800 such as G2 or Z1 have that ability also? Thanks in advance.

24. zekes

Posts: 230; Member since: Aug 14, 2012

just curious why does the Sprint moto Xstill have jelly bean when all of the carriers have kit kat they haven't even done a Soap test

25. shopbychoice

Posts: 10; Member since: Oct 08, 2013

Undoubtedly, LG G2 is great phone .It comes with superb camera that allows the users to take crystal-clear image even low light . By owing this smartphone make your professional life easy .

26. Mohammad_Abu-Shukur

Posts: 25; Member since: Nov 08, 2013

y episode 12 is late???

27. passion_plus

Posts: 4; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

Does Android have built in feature for private talking to one of the parties in the conference call like in iPhone? I know there are a couple of apps for that (Voxeet, Speek). But I always wished for better conference features on Andrioid stock.

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