The Fairphone 4 was launched by the company on Thursday as the latest smartphone, which is claimed to be “ethical, reliable and durable”. It is being touted as the company’s most durable smartphone till date. The new Fairphone 4 comes with a 5-year warranty. It has a 6.3-inch full-HD + IPS LCD display, which has an aspect ratio of 19.5: 9. Under the hood, it has a Snapdragon 750G 5G processor paired with up to 8GB of RAM and up to 256GB of onboard storage.
Fairphone 4 price, availability
The Fairphone 4 is priced at EUR 579 (approximately Rs 49,800) for the 6GB RAM + 128GB onboard storage variant. Its 8GB RAM + 256GB storage variant sells for EUR 649 (about Rs 55,845). Shipments for the smartphone will begin on October 25 and it is available for purchase through Fairphone’s website. Its base variant will be offered only in gray color option while the second variant will be offered in green, gray and speckled green color options. As mentioned, Fairphone will offer the smartphone with a 5-year warranty.
Fairphone 4 Specifications, Features
The dual-SIM (Nano + eSIM) Fairphone 4 runs Android 11 out-of-the-box. Fairphone mentions that the smartphone will receive two major Android and software updates by the end of 2025. It features a 6.3-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,340 pixels) IPS LCD display with Pixelworks technology, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, Corning. Gorilla Glass 5 protection and 410ppi pixel density. It is powered by the Snapdragon 750G 5G SoC paired with up to 8GB of RAM along with Adreno 619 GPU. It has up to 256GB of onboard storage that can be expanded via microSD card (up to 2TB).
In terms of optics, the Fairphone 4 gets a dual rear camera setup with a 48-megapixel primary Sony IMX582 sensor with an f/1.6 aperture lens and up to 8x digital zoom. The second sensor is a 48-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens with an f/2.2 aperture lens and 120-degree angle of view. Selfies and videos will be handled by a 25-megapixel Sony IMX576 sensor with HDR support, f/2.2 aperture lens and up to 8x digital zoom.
Connectivity options on the Fairphone 4 include dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 5G, 4G LTE, Bluetooth v5.1, NFC, USB Type-C, USB OTG and DisplayPort support. Onboard sensors include a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor and an e-compass.
The Fairphone 4 has got an IP54 rating for dust and water resistance. It packs a 3,905mAh removable battery with 30W fast charging support. Its dimensions are 162×75.5×10.5mm and weight is 225 grams. Fairphone has also mentioned that the smartphone has been drop tested as per the MIL810G standard.