Fairphone 3+ ‘Ethical Phone’ Launched With Upgraded Cameras, Android 10 OS

Fairphone has launched a new “ethical” smartphone. It comes with over 40 percent of post-consumer recycled plastics. Read more to find about Fairphone 3+ Price in India, Specifications, and Features

Fairphone 3+

Price and Availability

PriceEUR 469 (approx Rs 41,000)

The Fairphone 3+ is priced at EUR 469 (approx Rs 41,000). It is currently available for pre-orders through the Fairphone website.

The new smartphone is only available in Europe. It comes with a two-year warranty. Shipping will start on September 14.

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Specifications

Processorocta-core, Qualcomm Snapdragon 632
RAM4GB
Internal Storage64GB (expandable up to 400GB)
Display5.65-inch, full-HD+ (1,080 x 2,160 pixels), 18:9 aspect ratio
OSAndroid 10
Primary (Rear) Camera48MP with flash
Front Camera16MP
Battery3,040mAh

The Fairphone 3+ is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 processor and 4GB RAM. The 64GB storage is upgradable via a micro SD card (up to 400GB). It is backed by a 3,040mAh removable battery.

In terms of optics, the handset sports a 48-megapixel rear camera (f/1.79 aperture) and a 16MP front camera (f/2.0). Customers can upgrade the rear camera by using a newly launched module.

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Features

  • Modular design
  • Android 10 OS
  • 4G LTE
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • NFC
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • GPS/ A-GPS
  • USB Type-C
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
  • 5.65-inch full-HD+ display
  • Fingerprint sensor

The Fairphone 3+ runs Android 10 OS. Connectivity options include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, NFC, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.

The smartphone features a 5.65-inch display with full-HD+ (1,080 x 2,160 pixels) resolution and an 18:9 aspect ratio. A fingerprint sensor is placed on the back.

Fairphone 3+

The highlight of the Fairphone 3+ is the company’s ethical policy. It is touted to offer longer-lasting electronics with upgradability and repairability.

The new smartphone features a modular design that allows hassle-free repairs (without the need to visit a service center). It comes with a small screwdriver that can be used to swap the internal hardware.

However, unlike the company’s previous smartphone model, the Fairphone 3+ doesn’t feature a transparent back cover. It comes in a black colored panel.

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Conclusion

Fairphone is being pitched as an ethical alternative to the popular smartphone brands. The company uses a more reliable and sustainable approach while making its smartphones.

The first-generation Fairphone was unveiled in September 2013. Now, the company is offering bugger upgrades over its previous models.

The Fairphone 3+ is made of 40 percent post-consumer recycled plastics (up from the nine percent recycled materials on the Fairphone 3).

“Our make-use-dispose attitude has a negative effect on every step of the supply chain, from working conditions in the mines to wages in factories, not to mention the strain on natural resources,” Fairphone CEO Eva Gouwens said in a blog post.

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