Google’s modular smartphone, named Project Ara is one step nearer to hit the market. Last week at its annual developer conference, the tech-giant Google, stated that the project will make its way to developers this fall of 2016. Users can expect the modular phones sometime after.
Google’s Modular Phone ‘Project Ara’ to Hit the Market Soon
Ara offers an edge in which modules like cameras, speakers and sensors can be reorganized by manipulators. Developers involved in generating applications for the gadgets will get access to initial forms of Ara. Google first announced it was working on a customizable phone in October 2013. Project Ara smartphones are composed of modules accumulated into metal frames.
Project Ara, Google’s form of the Phonebloks project, is similar to most Android phones, but with prominence positioned on modularity. If an Ara mobile phone breaks up or an upgraded mobile is introduced, rather than buying a new device users can merely swap out modules. The phone’s frame lets you modify different parts of the device as necessary, making upgrading your phone as easy as swapping CDs in a CD player or changing Game Boy games. The notion is equally out-fashioned, but the profits, if implemented right, could bring substantial waves across smartphones as we know them. Smartphone buyers won’t be forced to get rid of the entire phone in order to get the latest, ultimate knowledge.
Introductory price for the modular phone will be USD 100. It will have an Android operating system. Plans to reveal Ara in Puerto Rico last year were scuffled, but Google said a consumer version of Ara should be available the following year.