ETA for Project Ara’s release set for January 2015

Google logoSo today Google’s Project Ara Developer Conference kicked off and while we’re sure many developers are being treated to the sights of the device and some of the possibilities that it could bring to the table, we’re sure end-users such as ourselves and our readers are probably wondering when will the Ara device be released to the public?

Well the good news is that users won’t have to wait too long because according to Google, they revealed that they are planning to release the first batch of Ara devices in January 2015. We should note that this is only an ETA and given that there is still a lot of time between now until January 2015, things could happen in between that could possibly delay the release, but for now we have a rough date to look forward to.

ETA for Project Ara’s release set for January 2015

However there is still quite a bit of work left to be done on the device. For starters Google is planning on finishing up the device’s power bus in May, followed by the second Ara developer conference in July, and it is only in August that the first alpha build of the 3D printer meant to print Ara’s module is expected to be ready.

There is still a lengthy process to go through involving carrier approval, FCC certification, and so on, all of which Google has planned for November. Assuming that all of it is pulled off without a hitch, we can only assume that Google will then be able to meet its ETA of January, otherwise we could be looking at a later date, but better late than never, right?

Source: Ubergizmo

Tags: Google, Project Ara, smartphones

Comments
Add comment

Your name:
Sign in with:
or
Your comment:


Enter code:

E-mail (not required)
E-mail will not be disclosed to the third party


Last news

 
 
Highlights of the new feature update include a tweaked interface with Fluent Design elements
 
It’s now open to third-party developers and designed for smart home devices
 
Prices start at $1499 for the 13.5-inch model and $2499 for the 15-inch model
 
Users claim the Start menu isn’t working after the upgrade
 
It will release its first all-purpose AI chips by the end of 2017
 
Android 8.1 Oreo arriving on Pixel phones "in the coming weeks"
 
The Snapdragon 636 also comes with support for modern ultra-wide FHD+ displays
The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Review
The evolution of the successful smartphone, now with a waterproof body and USB Type-C
February 7, 2017 /
Samsung Galaxy TabPro S - a tablet with the Windows-keyboard
The first Windows-tablet with the 12-inch display Super AMOLED
June 7, 2016 /
Keyboards for iOS
Ten iOS keyboards review
July 18, 2015 /
Samsung E1200 Mobile Phone Review
A cheap phone with a good screen
March 8, 2015 / 4
Creative Sound Blaster Z sound card review
Good sound for those who are not satisfied with the onboard solution
September 25, 2014 / 2
Samsung Galaxy Gear: Smartwatch at High Price
The first smartwatch from Samsung - almost a smartphone with a small body
December 19, 2013 /
 
 

News Archive

 
 
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    




Poll

Do you use microSD card with your phone?
or leave your own version in comments (4)