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Fairphone 5 Unveiled: A Sustainable and Modular Marvel

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Image credit : Nextpit Fairphone, the pioneer of ethical and sustainable smartphones, has just taken a groundbreaking leap with the launch of Fairphone 5. The latest iteration confirms the company's commitment to reducing electronic waste and promoting transparency within the tech industry. This eagerly anticipated model boasts an array of eco-friendly features and enhanced modularity. Fairphone 5's standout feature is its repair-friendly design, allowing users to easily disassemble and replace components like the display, battery, and camera modules. This innovative approach not only empowers users to extend the lifespan of their devices but also significantly reduces electronic waste. [caption id="attachment_192292" align="aligncenter" width="1680"]FP5-Launch- Image credit : Fairphone[/caption] Equipped with a 6.46-inch FullHD+ (2700 x 1224) 90Hz OLED display with 880 nits of maximum brightness. Fairphone 5 features Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection and full lamination with an oleophobic coating. It runs on Qualcomm's QCM 6490 SoC, housing a 2.7GHz octa-core CPU and Adreno 642L GPU. Fairphone chose this industrial IoT processor for extended software support. It offers 8GB RAM, 256GB storage (expandable to 2TB via microSD). The 4,200mAh battery supports 30W fast charging, providing a full day of usage on one charge, as per Fairphone's claim. Also, the users can enjoy  a prolonged software support period for as long as 8 years.  Fairphone has commenced preorders for the Fairphone 5 today, with shipping set for September 14th within Europe. The pricing begins at €699 for the eurozone or £619 in the UK, approximately equivalent to $758. Notably, Fairphone hasn't scheduled a release of the Fairphone 5 in the US for the present moment. Also read : The modular Fairphone 4 makes its debut in the US. The launch of Fairphone 5 signals a notable stride towards a more sustainable and conscious tech industry. As consumers increasingly demand ethical choices, Fairphone remains at the forefront, proving that innovation and sustainability can go hand in hand.

By Awanish Kumar

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