Project Ara delay due to drop test failure of the electropermanent magnets?

Just the other day, we told you that the launch of the first Project Ara modular phone, the Spiral 2, is being delayed until 2016. The original reason given by Google for the delay was the large number of Spiral 2 iterations, more than Google thought that there would be. But today, some new tweets surfaced, one of which seems to lead to a whole different reason for the modular phone’s delay.

One tweet includes the hashtag #FailedTheDropTest, which would certainly be a worry for Google. The tweet also indicates that the electropermanent magnets failed to do their job after the impact of the …

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