Updated on May 24, 2024


Created on September 2, 2016

Fairphone 2

Developed By Unknown
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Product Description

Fairphone 2 the company’s goal is an ethically sourced smartphone which promotes social equity throughout the life cycle and supply chain of the phone. The phone features a modular design in which users can replace and upgrade parts in order to increase longevity and sustainability. Additional features include two SIM slots for separation of home and work use or local and international use. Currently only available for purchase in Europe.

Market Suggested Retail Price


Target Users (Target Impact Group)


Distributors / Implementing Organizations

Fairphone, The Phone Co-op, Local Resellers

Manufacturing/Building Method

Metals such are gold, tungsten, tin, and tantalum are mined ethically from conflict-free zones. Manufacturing priorities include employee well being and a focus on social and environmental performance.

Intellectural Property Type

Select Type

User Provision Model

Users can obtain Fairphone 2 directly from the manufacturer or from the phone service Phone Co-op. A monthly subscription is also available through the Phone Cp-op for 33 USD with an initial 40 USD payment. Users can obtain accessories and spare parts through Fairphone.

Distributions to Date Status

Over 100,000 phones including Fairphone 1 & 2 as of 5/2016

Design Specifications

A complete list of technical specifications is available here Length - 143 mm Width - 73 mm Thickness - 11 mm (back of case to top of glass) Weight - 148 g (phone) + 20 g (external case) Display size - 5 inch full HD Resolution - 1080 x 1920

Product Schematics

Technical Support

Fairphone is designed to be repaired by the user, with support available online. Interactive tutorials are also available in six languages: English, Dutch, German, French, Spanish, and Italian

Replacement Components

All components of the phone are available for replacement: -Fairphone 2 core module -Fairphone 2 camera module -Fairphone 2 bottom module -Fairphone 2 top module -Fairphone 2 display module -Fairphone 2 battery


Not specified. All parts in the Fairphone 2 are replaceable.

Manufacturer Specified Performance Parameters

Dual SIM 5 inch full HD LCD screen Android 6.0, for Fairphone operating system 4G, Wi-f- and Bluetooth connectivity Qualcomm quad core chipset (2.3 GHz) built to last changing supply chains for the better modular construction supports conflict-free mineral sourcing

Vetted Performance Status

SOMO, TCO certified smartphones vs. Fairphone B Corporation IFixit teardown The Good Shopping Guide



Complementary Technical Systems

An amplifier and nightstand are available separately. Both accessories are printed locally using woodFill 3D printing filament. When ordered, Fairphone will locate the nearest 3D Hub for manufacturing.

Academic Research and References

Wernink T, Strahl C. Fairphone: Sustainability from the Inside-Out and Outside-In. CSR, Sustainability, Ethics & Governance Sustainable Value Chain Management.2014 Sep:123–139.

Akemu O, Whiteman G, Kennedy S. Social Enterprise Emergence from Social Movement Activism: The Fairphone Case. Journal of Management Studies. 2016;53(5):846–877.

Compliance with regulations

Regulatory compliance text is available

Evaluation methods


Other Information

More information is available about Fairphone miningdesignmanufacturinglifecycle, and social entrepreneurship projects. A blog features latest news stories and a community page includes latest social media updates. Follow Fairphone on facebooktwitter, and instagram Fairphone Open, open source OS for Fairphone.

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