Consumer electronics are often viewed as semi-disposable objects, to be upgraded or discarded as soon as something better comes along. We’re fighting against a market trend where the average phone is replaced every 24 months, creating a huge environmental impact. As technology advances rapidly, consumers are losing the ability to repair, and truly understand how they can keep their devices longer.
It shouldn’t have to be so complicated. That’s why we created the first modular phone. If an accident happens, just replace the screen and not the whole phone. We’re also working on making software that can be supported for over 5 years. This way, our core value of longevity is designed directly into our smartphones.
So the longer you keep it, the more sustainable it becomes. Extending the lifespan of existing phones is the best strategy for reducing their impact on the planet.Learn more
By introducing two brand new camera modules, the Fairphone 2 has become the first smartphone with a core function that owners can upgrade by themselves.Check out the milestone
Fairphone 2 was the first smartphone with a Snapdragon 801 chipset that received an update to Android 7 - And we're looking into further upgrades.Learn about our commitment
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