Phonebloks modular phone concept isolates components in swappable blocks

“Though some take the DIY approach to replacing a faulty part in a smartphone, many elect to discard it in favor of an upgraded device, something that results in a fair bit of electronics waste. To mitigate this — and to make it easy for a handset to be upgraded — the Phonebloks concept has isolated components in removable blocks that can be swapped out with the turn of only two screws.”

As a designer, it is a fantastically creative and innovative idea, however, this would never work as an actual product. The idea really fascinated me though, and I can imagine this would be a great project idea on my university course.

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