The Fairphone 4 is official. The sustainable smartphone is renewed with some very interesting features, but without departing from its essence. The company in charge of the project is once again betting on Consistent specifications and able to stand the test of time.. Clearly, it’s a phone for those who don’t think about changing it once a year.
The Fairphone 4 maintains the initiative of modular design, and aesthetically it is presented in line with the rest of the current smartphones. A very interesting fact is that the manufacturer has decided to drastically reduce the edges, and that allows us to appreciate a better use of the front with the 6.3-inch Full HD+ LCD screen. The panel has a refresh rate of 60 Hz.
Inside the mobile we find a Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G processor. In addition, comes in two variants: one with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage, and one with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal space. In both cases, the storage can be expanded with a microSD card.
The Fairphone 4’s 3,905 mAh battery is removable and can be charged at a maximum power of 20W. In addition, the smartphone supports 5G networks and includes support for contactless payments via NFC.
The Fairphone 4 maintains its essence as a sustainable smartphone.
For the launch of the Fairphone 4, its developers have opted for an interesting camera setup. The mobile phone comes with two sensors, the main 48-megapixel, and an ultrawide also 48 megapixels. In the video section highlights the possibility of record in 4K at 30 frames per second and with optical image stabilization. On the front, meanwhile, users will find a 25-megapixel camera for selfies.
The Fairphone 4 arrives with a fingerprint sensor on the side, but ditches the 3.5-millimeter headphone jack. The novelty fact is that the smartphone. is IP54 certified so it is splash-proof. And this is not a minor detail as it is a modular phone, which can be opened to easily replace components such as the battery or the screen.
In the software section, meanwhile, the mobile arrives with Android 11. Logically it can be upgraded to Android 12 in the future, and updates are guaranteed until 2025, inclusive.
The new Fairphone 4 is now available for pre-order, starting its price at 579 euros. The phone comes with a 5-year warranty, as long as it is registered before December 31, 2022. Buyers can opt between two regular colors (green and grey), or go for the “splashy green”, though it’s only eligible for the 8GB RAM and 256GB storage version. Deliveries begin on October 25.