The idea behind Project Ara has been floating around for ages: Why should I throw out a perfectly good smartphone for just one feature?
I can't wait for these phones, such a brilliant idea to finally have a phone that you can simply upgrade each piece, instead of having to buy a completely new phone every couple months just to keep up. It breathes an entire new life into the phone market as well now that companies can take advantage of this especially people like AMD and Nvidia. I think it looks pretty sweet. Personally I don't care how it games (I don't buy a phone to game on) but given each part is modular and can be upgraded, I would say it will probably be the best gaming phone period just because it is upgradeable. Unlike phones that are stuck with the same chips until the next revision.
Google took up the "Project Block" or "Block Phone" That's pretty sweet but I hope it's not rediculously priced.
Google usually prices their android hardware pretty well. The Nexus 4 was a bargain and the Nexus 5 is like half the price of its competitors.
I cannot wait, we're so close, and the success is getting only better. I think the consumer-ready model will have a case to surround/protect each module, as to improve gameplay handling.
Block Phone was awesome. I'm glad Google is behind it now. This idea is fantastic.
If anybody can make it happen Google can
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