Modular devices - have they lost the glory?Project Ara launched by Google had brought up the concept of modular smartphones. However, Google themselves have now shelved the project.
Among the smartphone manufacturers, LG was the front runner with the modular design. They came with G4 Plus with modular components. But, they do not seem to have any advantage. LG appears to have decided to shelve the modular design with its upcoming device LG G5.
Though there are no reports indicating the exact shelving of the project, rumour mills suggest that. What do we our techians think about the development? Does that mean modular design has gone useless?