Thursday, 27 February 2014

Google's Project Ara could go on sale next year for $50


Google's Project Ara modular smartphones could arrive early next year for as low as $50, reports Time. The company's Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) group — which is developing the project to make smartphones composed of small, swappable pieces of hardware — reportedly plans to finish a functioning prototype within weeks and begin preparation on a version for consumer sales beginning in the first quarter of 2015.
Ara will support three device sizes
While multiple phone models may be available from the start, in a deep dive with the Project Ara team, Time reveals that ATAP is focused on offering an extremely basic and low-cost option. Its $50 device might even stretch the definition of smartphone in some people's books:...
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