Remember Fairphone? The phone that promised to be sustainable through upgradeability, and repairability? Well, the Dutch company really lives up to its promise by releasing the 4th-gen device only two years after the last. Though sooner than it was between Fairphone 2 and Fairphone 3, it is still quite a long period by today’s standards.
In an age where handset makers are making handsets not repairable by individuals, Dutch social enterprise Fairphone is going the opposite way. Building on the concept modularity the brand introduced in Fairphone 2, the new Fairphone 3 strikes a balanced between performance and sustainability.
Remember the socially responsible phone that is made from conflict-free materials and by workers who are not underpaid and/or ill-treated? Well, the company behind it, the Netherlands-based phone maker, is back with a second generation Fairphone, aptly named, Fairphone 2. This latest iteration maintains the very ethos the company lives by and now promised more …
this is something really new. a socially responsible smartphone? yea. it is what it says it is. a phone that promised to be transparent about its existence from how it is made, right down to where the materials that are used to manufacture the handset comes from. this Netherlands-based social enterprise wants to assure