T-Mobile sent out the Android 4.4.3 update to my Nexus 5 a few days ago.
I haven’t seen too many differences between the earlier version. Most sites who’ve pulled apart the system files say that the update brings minor fixes to the system — battery drain, stability, and cameras.
One of the most noticeable fixes is the new dialer.
Google’s definitely sticking with the cards/pictures design, which associates the contact with their Google, Facebook, or other social media account. If you’re not a fan of this design in Gmail, then you probably won’t like this new feature.
The individual contact card associated with the dialer isn’t much different, though there are a few more options for contacting an individual or getting a location.
Of course, accessing that specific information isn’t so easy, given the fact that if you press the contact card in the dialer you’ll end up calling the contact. You’ll need to click the 3 menu dots on contact’s card.
My favorite aspect of the new dialer is the actual dialer itself.
I really like the clean layout of the application and the blue design.
Google also threw in a 2 second pause (for whatever reason) and a wait tone (again, I’m not sure of the usefulness).
Overall, I like the new dialer and Google’s push for cleaner design in its apps.