What operating system does the Fairphone 5 use?
The Fairphone 5 comes with Android 13 OS, providing the latest and greatest utility and customisation for a modern smartphone.
How does the Fairphone 5’s camera performance compare to other smartphones?
The Fairphone 5 rear dual-camera system and selfie camera are all an impressive 50MP, with fine detail, image sharpness, selfies, 4K videos and the low-light mode being particular strengths against other smartphones.
Can I replace parts of the Fairphone 5 myself?
Yes, the Fairphone 5 has a 10-part modular design which enables you to unscrew and unclip individual elements of your phone from home. Swapping in new modules is made very easy if you ever need a new screen, battery or back. You can find the affordable modules for sale on the Fairphone website
What are the sustainability features of the Fairphone 5?
Sustainability shapes the Fairphone 5 with 70% fair materials, made up of a combination of recycled, responsibly sourced and Fairtrade Gold. The design is entirely modular, so no matter the damage or wear your Fairphone 5 has, you can easily and affordably swap in a new part which minimises e-waste. Not to mention the Fairphone 5 is an e-waste-neutral device, so with every purchase the equivalent weight of e-waste is recycled or refurbished for a second life.
How does Fairphone 5's battery life compare to other smartphones?
The Fairphone 5 has a 4200mAh battery with the ability to charge to 50% in just 20 minutes and is made fair using Fairtrade Gold, 100% fair cobalt, 100% recycled tin solder, 80% recycled metals and 75% recycled plastics. Delivering all-day battery life that doesn’t cost the planet, not to mention Fairphone 5 users can affordably purchase a spare battery that can be swapped in just 30 seconds to double the battery life.
How does Fairphone ensure ethical sourcing of materials for Fairphone 5
Fairphone works very closely with their suppliers and ensure fairness throughout the supply chain for workers and the environment. Fairphone has their own Fair Sourcing Principles
, which means that they target small scale mines in areas where human rights and environmental risks are present and actively invest to improve the practices, treatment and fairness so there is positive change for people and planet.
Is the Fairphone 5 compatible with all wireless carriers?
Yes, the Fairphone 5 is compatible with all wireless network carriers across the world. For 3G, 4G and 5G Fairphone will get at least one band of signal strength anywhere in the world.
What warranty options are available with the Fairphone 5?
The Fairphone 5 has an industry-leading 5-year warranty made up of 2-years industry-standard cover and an extended 3-years which you need to register after purchase
. Additionally, there is also industry-leading software support of 8-years with the Fairphone 5 and you don’t need to register to active this.
What is the Fairphone 5 IP rating?
The Fairphone 5 has an improved rating of IP55, which provides limited protection from dust and low-pressure water jets from any direction. This makes the Fairphone 5 ideal for all-weather use, despite its totally modular design.
Where can I buy the spare parts for the Fairphone 5?
You can purchase affordable modular parts for the Fairphone 5 here
Are modular parts of the Fairphone 4 compatible with the Fairphone 5?
No, you cannot share parts between the Fairphone 4 or 5. Each Fairphone has its own unique set of modular parts which can be purchased here
How long will the Fairphone 5 last?
The Fairphone 5 is made for longevity with a repairable design, 5-year warranty and 8 years’ worth of software support guaranteed. The Fairphone 5 can last for as long as 10 years, or potentially even longer.
How long will the Fairphone 5 battery last?
For typical daily use of the Fairphone 5 with 5G connectivity, phone calls, and regular screen use at 90Hz (refresh rate), the battery will last for 36 hours.