Google's Modular Smartphone - Project Ara

smartphones are for sure one of the most empowering mobile devices in our lives - we know our smartphone and our 'constant companion' is indispensable. But what about not only a individual tile collection - what about a individual phone - Have you ever thought about build your own phone ... ?

Just by plug and play - or in other words - by attach and use - ...
Or ask yourself what is when your battery is dead? Or your mobile graphic card is running out of performance? Or you think your camera is too bad or any other part is broken or bad

Soon there might be a solution. Google and Motorola are teaming up to create first modular phone. It will allow you to treat your smartphone as collection of individual peaces. Just like Lego.

Project Ara is the alias for an initiative by Google that aims to develop an open hardware platform for creating highly modular smartphones. Google provides a kind of base plate which holds a whole bunch of removable modules, camera, loudspeaker, processor, etc. that finally act like a miniature network, adding up to a complete device. You can pull them out and replace them with other modules anytime you want.


The latest version of the customization smartphone concept, named Spiral 2, was presented a few days ago at the Project Ara Developers Conference 2015 – As far as I know there is still no release date announced.