The concept of so-called modular smart phone still has a certain "interspace", but Google is with today's announcement made it clear to the development does not mean give up, just the opposite.
Project Ara, as in Google called their idea of a modular smartphone, according to sources from the company itself is quite away from the "on paper". In a video posted on the YouTube channel Phonebloks (at that, conditionally speaking, the platform and the idea of developing Ara) revealed the development team behind the project Ara. In addition to team, a short video showing early prototype modular smart phone that is being developed under the auspices of Google. Underlying all is the motherboard, to which the other parts (modules) devices connect and "consolidate" by so-called "electropermanent" magnets. In addition to hardware, apparently progressing very well and the software part, the designer presents two original idea of modular housing smartphones, one is based on black, while the other is decorated with a skull. New information is expected to Ara Developer Conference, which is held on the 15th and 16 April.