The folks over at Manila, Philippines, have now been one of the first countries to have the Modu modular phones officially. Globe Telecom, the second largest telecom company in the country will be offering it with the following plans:
"Starting September 18, the modu phone will be made available exclusively from Globe for as low as P7,999 with a Globe Tattoo prepaid kit. Each prepaid kit comes with one free modu express jacket and a year’s supply of immortaltxt. You can also avail of the modu phone through Globe’s post-paid plans. If you get the P500 plan the modu will cost you P7,999, but the modu comes for free if you get a Plan 1200 or higher."
Here's a brief description of the Modu concept:
At the heart of the modu ecosystem is the modu phone - a tiny, sleek & sophisticated mobile phone.
Slide the modu phone into a variety of stylishly designed modu jackets to create a new look and provide added functionality that will instantly shape and reshape the way you communicate.
Modu also gives enhanced communications capabilities to a variety of modu-enabled consumer electronic devices. Slide modu phone into modu-enabled devices such as Digital Picture Frames, Personal Music Players, Digital Cameras or DECT Phones and enjoy a whole new sensation.