Facebook is working on a modular smartphone which could be the development of ideas Project Ara
As it became known, the us patent office has granted Facebook a patent that describes how to design a modular smartphone.
Recall, Google will within three years have developed the concept of modular smartphone Project Ara, which was eventually cancelled. Then it was announced that it was a scientific experiment that has failed. Analysts noted that the smartphone was unprofitable and inelegant.
It is worth noting that a large part of the team working on Project Ara, moved to Facebook. They are now working in unit Building 8, which is experimenting with the areas of augmented and virtual reality, artificial intelligence and other modern technologies.
Representatives from Facebook declined to comment.