Fairphone 3 Launched As New ‘Ethical, Reliable, Sustainable Smartphone’

Fairphone has launched a new ‘Ethical, Reliable, Sustainable’ smartphone. It comes with a Snapdragon 652 SoC, 4GB RAM, and modular design. The highlight of the device is the company’s focus on the rights of workers and concern for the environment. Read more to find about Fairphone 3 Price in India, Specifications, and Features

Fairphone 3

Fairphone is a Dutch company that is known for encouraging modular, repairable smartphones. Its smartphones are designed and built with sustainability and ethics in mind. It is transparent about its supply chain and manufacturing process.

Unlike many smartphones in the market, the Fairphone devices are designed to be long-lasting and easily upgradeable. This helps in reducing e-waste. The users can even repair their handset themselves.

Additionally, the company uses only responsibly sourced raw materials and fair labor practices. Every supplier of raw materials and components is listed on Fairphone’s website.

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Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 652
Internal Storage 64GB
Display 5.65-inch, Full-HD+, 18:9 aspect ratio
OS Android 9 Pie
Primary (Rear) Camera 12MP with flash
Front Camera 8MP
Battery 3,000mAh
Dual SIM Yes

The Fairphone 3 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 processor along with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. The 3000mAh battery comes with Quick Charge 3.0 support.

In terms of optics, the new smartphone sports a 12-megapixel rear camera (with f/1.8 aperture) and an 8-megapixel front camera (with f/2.0 aperture).

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  • Ethical manufacturing
  • Modular design
  • Longlasting build
  • 12MP rear camera
  • 8MP front camera
  • 5.65-inch Full-HD+ display
  • Android 9 Pie OS
  • 4G
  • Dual-band Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth 5
  • NFC
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Quick Charge 3.0 support

The Fairphone 3 runs stock Android 9 Pie operating system. Connectivity options include 4G, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5, NFC, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.

The dual-SIM handset sports a 5.65-inch display with a Full-HD+ resolution with an 18:9 aspect ratio. It measures only is 9.89mm in thickness. A fingerprint sensor is placed on the back.

The Fairphone 3 body is made up of dark translucent material. The smartphone device is made out of recycled and fairly sourced materials.

In case of any accident or damage, users can order spare parts from the company and replace themselves. A mini screwdriver for modular component replacements and a bumper case are included in the box.

However, to reduce clutter, the shipping box does not contain a charger, USB cable or earphones. In case you don’t have these accessories with you, the official ones can be ordered separately.

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Price and Availability

Price EUR 450 (approx Rs 34,650)

The Fairphone 3 is priced in Europe at EUR 450 (approx Rs 34,650). Shipping will start in early October. The comp[any claims that the new smartphone will be more widely available than the Fairphone 1 and Fairphone 2.

The modular handset comes with a two-year warranty. As of now, there is no information about the Indian price and launch date.

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