At MWC 2015 brought the first components for modular smartphone Ara

At MWC 2015 brought the first components for modular smartphone Ara

In early March, the exhibition Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015 in Barcelona will show the first interchangeable hardware blocks for modular smartphone, designed by Ara by Google.

It is reported that preparing for demonstration components are produced with the support of the company Yezz, which sells smartphones in the United States and Europe through the trading platform of Amazon. Samples blocks will provide a visual representation of how it will look and operate modular smartphone after appearing on the market.

It is noted that the development is approximately 100 different hardware units. They may contain such components of the smartphone as a processor, memory chips, display, camera, sensors and so on.

It was reported earlier that the processor modules for smartphones design by Marvell and NVIDIA. In the development of the blocks display participates Innolux, audio components and plans to deliver Sennheiser. The project involves many other companies.

Google plans to start testing samples of modular smartphone this year in Puerto Rico, where the novelty then go on sale. In a pilot project to help local operators OpenMobile and Claro, and retailer Ingram Mobile.

At MWC 2015 brought the first components for modular smartphone Ara updated: February 11, 2015 author: John Malkovich