Introducing 'Fairphone 4', a modular smartphone that can be easily repaired and is environmentally friendly

The Dutch-based smartphone maker 'Fairphone' announced the flagship model ' Fairphone 4 ' on September 30, 2021.

The Fairphone 4 with Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G is easy to repair, and some parts are made of recycled plastic, making it an environmentally friendly smartphone.

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The Fairphone 4 looks like this.

The specifications of Fairphone 4 are as follows.

Fairphone 4
size 162 mm x 75.5 mm x 10.5 mm
weight 225g
screen 6.3 inch LCD IPS display
1080 x 2340 pixels, 410dpi

Corning Gorilla Glass 5
SoC Qualcomm Snapdoragon 750G
-Arm Cortex-A77 (2.2GHz) x 2 cores- Arm Cortex-A55 (1.8GHz) x 6 cores- Ardeno 619 (GPU)
storage 128GB / 256GB
Supports microSD card
battery Capacity 3905mAh, 30W fast charge support
port USB Type-C x 1
Rear camera Wide-angle camera: 48 megapixels, aperture value f / 1.6
Ultra wide-angle camera: 48 megapixels, aperture value f / 2.2
Optical image sensor: Sony IMX582
Front camera 25 megapixel aperture value f / 2.2
OS Android 11
communication 5G compatible, NFC installed, Bluetooth 5.1 compatible
Wifi 802.11 b / g / n / ac (2.4GHz / 5Ghz)
others Equipped with fingerprint authentication sensor
Waterproof and dustproof performance equivalent to IP54
MIL-STD-810G compliant
DisplayPort compatible

The strength of the Fairphone series is that unlike general smartphones, it can be easily disassembled by individuals, so Fairphone 4 can also be disassembled as shown in the image below. Since the internal structure is divided for each module, it can be easily repaired by replacing the failed module. In addition, recycled plastic is used for the plastic parts used for exteriors, etc., and Fairphone appeals that it is 'the most environmentally friendly smartphone.'

There are two models, 'RAM 6GB / storage 128GB' and 'RAM 8GB / storage 256GB'. There are three colors, RAM6GB / storage 128GB model is gray only, RAM8GB / storage 256GB model is gray / green / spectrum (mottled) green.

The main unit price is 579 euros (about 75,000 yen) for the RAM 6GB / storage 128GB model and 649 euros (about 84,000 yen) for the RAM 8GB / storage 256GB model, and the shipping fee must be paid separately. Also, if you purchase it by December 31, 2022, it will come with a 5-year warranty.

Pre-orders for Fairphone 4 have been accepted since September 30, 2021 and will begin shipping from November 1. However, it is unclear whether it can be shipped to Japan, and it is highly possible that Fairphone 4 has not acquired the technical suitability mark , so it seems difficult to use it in Japan.

in Mobile,   Hardware, Posted by log1i_yk