Android is improving all the time, and the new phone dialer with build-in search is pretty awesome. Strangely enough, despite the effort to reduce the memory footprint, my Nexus 4 feels slower after the update.

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“The goal of Project Svelte was basically to reduce the memory footprint to fit into 512 megs. The way we did it by the way, which we didn’t talk about, was to take a Nexus 4 and adapted it to run at 512 megs,” Burke said.