Fairphone 3 - a new eco-friendly, modular and easy-to-repair smartphone (2 photos + video)

Modern smartphones are weakmaintainability, it’s more profitable for manufacturers not to extend the life of the old model, but to offer the user a new smartphone. However, Fairphone has proposed an original approach to shaping marketing policies. When developing new models, special attention was paid to creating the conditions for quick and inexpensive repairs using the advantages of the modular design of the Fairphone 3 smartphone.

In addition, when creating a smartphone usedonly environmentally friendly materials, and the “ethics” of the device is affected by the rejection of the use of components made using illegal child or slave labor.

Fairphone 3 designs are based onscrew-mount modules. The smartphone has only seven main modules, which are quickly replaced when they break. The device also uses parts created from recycled materials, which preserves the ecology of the planet.

Fairphone 3 model costs 450 euros,however, the specifications of the smartphone are slightly below the average level available at this price. All this is due to the features of the device, providing for high maintainability, environmental friendliness and ethics.

Smartphone Fairphone 3 has a screen with a diagonal5.7 inches and a resolution of 2160 x 1080. The hardware of the device runs on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 processor. The gadget received 64GB of main memory and 4 GB of RAM. There is a slot for expanding memory using microSD.

The main camera is single with a 12MP sensor, andThe front camera has an 8 megapixel sensor. The battery life of the Fairphone 3 is provided by a 3000 mAh battery. The device is running the Android 9.0 Pie operating system. It is also known that the smartphone has slots for 2 SIM-cards, supports fast charging technology. Communication is carried out using Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, NFC, and 4G modem modules.

Consumers from Europe will be able to buy a Fairphone 3 smartphone on September 3.