The fourth generation of the modular and ecological Fairphone mobile promises a removable and 100% repairable battery, plus a 5-year warranty
Fairphone surprised his followers by offering a new version of the more sustainable phone and ethics of the world. However, the new model comes with 5G and promises to be the most durable.
This is a new phone Android that maintains its modular construction, that is, you can change the battery or the screen.
Meet the most sustainable phone in the world
It is the “first neutral mobile in electronic waste”. That is to say that for each Fairphone 4 another phone or an equivalent amount of e-waste is recycled through its recycling programs in Africa and Europe.
Reports detail that the Fairphone 4 5G It obtained a “9.3 out of 10 rating on the French repairability index. Until now, no other model had reached these data ”.
It should be noted that this index evaluates different aspects such as the availability of spare parts even the ease of changing them.
The Fairphone 4 5G It also obtained the “Fairtrade Gold certification, an international measurement that seeks best practices for the rights of workers in mining and that guarantees the protection of the environment”.
The company promises that your device will have a 5-year warranty on parts and repair support. However, it does not mean that the equipment will have an update support throughout this period.
It should be remembered that Fairphone seeks to share planned obsolescence, as most brands only offer a 2-3 year warranty.
Price and features
Although this model does not stand out for its technical characteristics, it does stand out in the market for its repairability and sustainability, with interchangeable modules.
Arrives with Android 11 and is ready for Android 12. In the back it seems that there are three sensors, but in reality there are two: one main and one ultra wide angle.
The two sensors are 48 megapixels. The 25 MP front camera.
It has a 6.3-inch screen with a 60 Hz refresh rate. The processor is Snapdragon 750G accompanied by 6 or 8 GB of RAM and 128 or 256 GB of capacity.
The device is made of aluminum from certified vendors, its back is 100% recycled plastic. It is IP54 certified.
Fairphone 4 5G will be available in Europe on the company’s website from October 25.
- Fairphone 4 5G, 6/128 GB: 579 euros, around 13,900 pesos, in gray
- Fairphone 4 5G, 8/256 GB: 649 euros, around 15,500 pesos, in green and mottled green colors
Spare parts can also be found on the website. At the moment it is unknown if it will reach more countries.