Project Ara abandon magnetic mount modules

Last week, the Project Ara again began to show signs of life, however, the news that we could see in the project Twitter account, were not very good. Most major disappointment for those who looked forward to the launch of a modular smartphone, was the information about the postponement of the launch devices until 2016. Today, Project Ara shared another failure.

Project Ara abandon magnetic mount modules


So what’s the problem Project Ara? From the beginning to the end it was not clear how it is possible to preserve the integrity of the modular smartphone in the fall. You must agree, the risk of going around the asphalt device components can have a negative impact on sales.

Google idea to connect the modules using the magnets was proposed, but yesterday it became known that this idea will be discarded, and what was written in the tweet of the project.

Project Ara abandon magnetic mount modules


Unfortunately, Project Ara has not revealed details of the magnets shortcomings, we only know that enshrined in this way the modules have not passed a drop test.

Today it became known that #FailedDropTest tag joke appeared, rather, developers have found a new solution that, according to their assurances, it is even better. And this is good news, since one of the «killer-features» the project is the ability to replace modules smartphone on the go.

Project Ara abandon magnetic mount modules


It seems like Project Ara everything is going pretty well, given that they have time for jokes. In any case, Project Ara has almost a year in order to make its first smartphone ideal.

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