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Fairphone’s eco-friendly subscription service could save Earth, but will end up costing you

Fairphone has been known for its focus on a more sustainable future, delivering products that offer easy repairability. Today, the company announced plans for its smartphone subscription service, which will hopefully further its cause, while exposing its product to a wider audience. Fairphone Easy will be first made available to those in the Netherlands, giving those...

Fairphone’s latest smartphone offers a 5-year warranty and Snapdragon 750G

After being featured in multiple leaks over the past few weeks, the Fairphone 4 is now officially out. Built by Amsterdam-based company Fairphone, the Fairphone 4 is a sustainable smartphone that is easy to repair and has a lower environmental impact. The new model succeeds the Fairphone 3+ and offers a modern design, more powerful...

Fairphone 4 5G will have a Snapdragon 750G and removable battery, but no headphone jack

Fairphone is one of the few companies around that prioritizes repairability and a decreased environmental impact when designing smartphones. The Fairphone 3+ was released almost exactly one year ago with a Snapdragon 632 chipset, and the Fairphone 4 has already been leaked a few times. The device was certified by the Wi-Fi alliance in August,...

The makers of the Fairphone are reportedly making sustainable wireless earbuds

Fairphone, the Dutch brand known for developing sustainable phones, is gearing up to launch its next smartphone: the Fairphone 4 5G. Over the last few weeks, we have seen the upcoming phone pop up in multiple leaks, revealing its brand-new design and some of the specifications. But it looks like the Fairphone 4 isn’t the...

Fairphone 4 5G leaks reveal brand-new design and multiple rear cameras

Fairphone is one of the few companies around that sells smartphones with a focus on repairability and reducing environmental impacts. The Fairphone 3+ was released almost exactly one year ago with a Snapdragon 632 chipset, and earlier this month, the unannounced Fairphone 4 was certified by the Wi-Fi Alliance. The Fairphone 4 still hasn't been...

Fairphone 4 gets certified with Android 11 and 5G support

Almost exactly a year ago, Dutch brand Fairphone launched the Fairphone 3+. The sustainable smartphone was pretty much the same as its predecessor, for the most part, featuring the same design and hardware. However, it made use of 40% recycled plastics and included upgraded camera hardware. Now, Fairphone is gearing up to launch its next...

Fairphone 2 from 2015 now receiving official update to Android 9 Pie

Fairphone has been producing Android phones since 2013, with a focus on repairability and lower environmental impact. The company dedicated itself to supporting its devices for a long as possible, and now the Fairphone 2 is receiving a major software update more than five years after it was first released. "This year is a milestone for us,...

LineageOS 17.1 adds support for the OnePlus Nord, ASUS ZenFone 5Z, and more

As the team behind the popular LineageOS distribution prepare their Android 11-based release, they continue to add new devices to the LineageOS 17.1 build roster. Today, the team added support for the OnePlus Nord, but in recent days, they've also added support for the ASUS ZenFone 5Z, the Fairphone 3, and the Samsung Galaxy SIII...

LineageOS 17.1 adds support for the OnePlus 5/5T, and Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e LTE

The LineageOS team has extended LineageOS 17.1 support to several devices since debuting the ROM earlier this year in April. Over the last month, devices like the Redmi K20/Xiaomi Mi 9T, Samsung Galaxy S5, Galaxy Note 3, Nokia 6.1, and F(x)tec Pro 1 received support for the Android 10-based custom ROM. Since our previous coverage,...

The Fairphone 3+ is the Dutch brand’s next sustainable smartphone

Dutch smartphone manufacturer Fairphone is expected to release a minor refresh for last year's Fairphone 3 in the coming days, according to a recent report from WinFuture. The next-gen sustainable smartphone, called Fairphone 3+, will feature updated camera modules, minor design changes, a software update, and more. As per the leaked marketing materials shared by the...

TWRP is now available for the Samsung Galaxy M20, Galaxy S4 Mini (Sprint), Fairphone 3, drops support for the Moto E4+/E5, Realme 2 Pro, and Redmi 6/6A

Developers working on the Team Win Recovery Project recently unveiled TWRP 3.4.0 - a major release with several notable improvements, such as partial support for Android 10. TWRP has become the de-facto custom recovery solution for the Android modding community, as it can be used to flash ZIP archives that contain custom ROMs or other...

Fairphone 2 with Snapdragon 801 officially receives a beta of Android 9 Pie

Much of the conversation in the tech world revolves around large companies like Google, Samsung, and Apple. They have the resources to pump out devices and dominate the space, but there are smaller players as well. Fairphone is one such player and it has been around for quite a while, actually. The company is now...
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