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This week in your world of Android: Samsung launched the new Galaxy S5 and Gear smartwatches, LG introduced the G Pro 2 and the G2 Mini, the attractive Desire 816 broke cover, the first Nokia Android phone was made public, Sony refreshed its high-end Xperia lineup, and Google made its Now launcher publicly available in the Play Store.

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According to Ara’s project head Paul Eremenko, the goal is to make Project Ara as affordable as possible, perhaps as cheap as $50. Obviously this $50 model will be very basic, but it will then be further expanded through new modules.