modular smartphone

Despite a name that could belong to a Swedish EDM band, this modular smartphone from Fonkraft, currently seeking crowdfunding on Indiegogo, looks to give Google's long-awaited Project Ara device a run for its modules.
The logic behind Project Ara is pretty solid when you consider how fragile the current crop of smartphones are. A poll by MobileInsurance.co.uk last year suggests that 25% of iPhone owners continue to use their device with a broken screen, reasoning that they couldn't afford to replace it or were unable to easily repair it.
Every time we write about Project Ara, the Google-backed attempt to make a modular smartphone, it reads like science fiction