Going through life alone is never ideal and you’re most likely to enjoy it better when surrounded by friends. LG knows this and wants to metaphorically do the same for its flagship smartphone. Google tried and are still toying around with modular parts through their Project Ara program and there’s even a smartphone case that lets you do the same.
LG believes that we’re still yet to reach “peak smartphone” and whilst moving forward, modules and add-on peripherals are the paths to take. The idea is exciting and being the first to take it on is a big deal but if others follow suit and do better, trouble might loom.
Leaks showing this modular removable battery threw us off the chairs at first and it was floating in the far-fetched part of the pool but now that the “Magic Slot” system has been realised, our interest levels have peaked.
When LG took to the MWC 2016 stage, they talked a lot about life being good when you play more – the key word being play – when in considerations of entertainment and multimedia being the most upfront element in a smartphone.