Is Fairphone 2 still supported?
Since March 2022, we offer a Fairphone OS version for the Fairphone 2 based on Android 10. With this Android 10 upgrade, we can continue to support the software of the Fairphone 2 for the foreseeable future. Via Android 10 we can continue to release updates and security fixes.
How long will Fairphone 2 be supported?
This means Fairphone 2 will have been supported for a total of seven years – something truly unique in software support for Android smartphones. Initially released with Android 5, it has been upgraded to Android 6, Android 7.1 and Android 9.
Are Fairphones any good?
The back of the Fairphone 4 is made up of 100 per cent recycled plastics. That gives the device a feel of being sturdy and capable of a few bumps here and there, while still offering a good grip without fear of the phone sliding out of your hand. In fact, over time I actually started to really like the plastic feel.
Why you should buy a Fairphone?
Fairphone is European social enterprise company, which aims to develop smartphones with a lower environmental impact. The company is all about fairer working conditions, wages and of course environmental sustainability. The phones they produce are designed in a way, so that you don’t have to change them every year.
How long does a Fairphone last?
We support our Fairphones’ software for at least 5 years – well beyond the industry average. This way, our core value of longevity is designed directly into our smartphones. Case in point: The Fairphone 2 received an update to Android 9 in 2021, 5 years after its release.
When did the Fairphone 2 come out?
The Fairphone 2 is a touchscreen-based, dual-SIM smartphone, designed to be easily repaired by the user. It was the first modular smartphone available for purchase….Fairphone 2.
|First released||December 2015|
|Units shipped||115,000 (As of August 2019)|
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Is Fairphone really ethical?
Fairphone is a certified B Corp, which we believe shows the company has made a commitment to ethical behaviour. We therefore awarded it half a mark under for its Company Ethos.
How much is a Fairphone 2?
Overall, the Fairphone 2 is a decent phone with an exciting internal design and a boring exterior design. With a price tag of 529 euro ($590) it is quite expensive, especially considering how much mid-range Android phones have improved lately, offering high-end specs at much cheaper prices.
What is the most ethical phone you can buy?
The Winner: Fairphone 4 Fairphone is the undisputed king of ethical smartphone manufacturing. This Dutch smartphone maker is the only brand at the moment that puts producing long-lasting, repairable, fairtrade-sourced and modular devices at the forefront of their operations.
Where are Fairphones made?
Since version two the Fairphone is produced in Suzhou, China, by Hi-P International Limited. Fairphone’s founder Bas van Abel acknowledged in 2017 that it was currently impossible to produce a 100% fair phone, suggesting it was more accurate to call his company’s phones “fairer”.
Are Fairphones made in China?
Who is behind Fairphone?
Fairphone’s founder Bas van Abel acknowledged in 2017 that it was currently impossible to produce a 100% fair phone, suggesting it was more accurate to call his company’s phones “fairer”. As at February 2022, Fairphone has sold around 400,000 devices.