Android 4.4.3
New details on the Android 4.4.3 software appear.Facebook

The changelog for the new Android 4.4.3 software has surfaced revealing a number of new changes and improvements in the update.

There have been rumours over the past few weeks that the Android 4.4.3 version is expected soon. Meanwhile, recognised developer and Twitter leakstar, LlabTooFeR confirmed that the Android 4.4.3 version is undergoing testing. The software update is expected to bring a fix for a known camera bug issue.

Now, Android Police, after speaking to a source familiar with the matter, reports Android 4.4.3 is going to be an update based on bug-fixes. It will also address the issue of high CPU usage of mm-qcamera-daemon. But there will not be any new feature or UI changes which Google is reportedly keeping for its next major release.

Android 4.4.3
Screenshot of Android 4.4.3 running on Nexus 5.

The source also provided a changelog for Android 4.4.3, which comprises of a number of fixes and a screenshot of Android 4.4.3 running on Nexus 5, with some parts redacted.

What are the changes in Android 4.4.3?

  • Frequent data connection dropout fix
  • mm-qcamera-daemon crash and optimisation fixes
  • Camera focus in regular and HDR modes fixes
  • Power Manager display wakelock fix
  • Multiple Bluetooth fixes
  • Fix for a random reboot
  • App shortcuts sometimes got removed from launcher after update
  • USB debugging security fix
  • App shortcuts security fix
  • Wi-Fi auto-connect fix
  • Other camera fixes
  • MMS, Email/Exchange, Calendar, People/Dialer/Contacts, DSP, IPv6, VPN fixes
  • Stuck in activation screen fix
  • Missed call LED fix
  • Subtitle fixes
  • Data usage graph fix
  • Internet telephony fix
  • FCC compliance fix
  • Miscellaneous fixes

These features are from a test build and there is no information as to when the final version will be rolled out.