A modular smartphone? The fashion of modular smartphones continues, despite little strength! In 2013, we spoke about Fairphone for the first time. This smartphone stands out for being constituted by modules, which facilitates in case of breakdown or update.
The Fairphone 3 is a modular 4G smartphone and is already on sale in Portugal, exclusively at NOS.
In 2013, Fairphone was presented as an innovative project as it is the only smartphone that does not use minerals from conflict zones, and aims to be fully recyclable. The first version sold around 60,000 units and the Fairphone 2 arrived in 2015.
Fairphone 3 – A fairer smartphone for a fairer world
The Dutch company Fairphone has created “a fairer phone for a fairer world” and believes that “change is in our hands”, literally. Designed with people and the planet in mind, Fairphone is considered the most sustainable smartphone on the market for ensuring the use of recycled and fair materials, responsible production, less environmental impact and superior durability.
The Fairphone consists of six main components that can be easily repaired or replaced. This feature significantly increases the useful life of the equipment, which reduces the amount of electronic waste and associated emissions.
In addition to modularity, the materials used in production put Fairphone 3 at the forefront of sustainability: recycled plastics, copper and minerals extracted from conflict-free areas, including legally traded gold.
Fairphone 3 specifications
- Android 9 operating system
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 processor
- 5.7 inch Full HD (18: 9) screen Gorilla Glass 5
- 4GB RAM
- 64 GB ROM
- MicroSD with memory capacity up to 400 GB
- 12 MP rear camera
- 8 MP front camera
From a zero waste perspective, the Fairphone 3 does not include a charger, power cord or headphones, so customers can continue to use the ones they already own, and comes equipped with a screen saver and mini screwdriver to make it simple. repair, replacement or upgrade of components.