- “Fairphone 4 5G” has passed Wi-Fi Alliance certification.
- This could mean a launch in the next few months.
- The phone will have both Android 11 and 5G cellular networks.
According to reports, a new version of the modular, economical Fairphone 4 will be launched soon, which will include 5G cellular and Android 11 support and other upgrades.
The German website pointed out that “Fairphone 4 5G” passed the Wi-Fi Alliance certification on August 9. Win the futureThe certification mentions Android 11 and Wi-Fi firmware, which points to Qualcomm as the returning processor supplier. It is not clear when this phone will actually ship, although wireless certification often means that the finished product is only a few months or a few weeks away.
The design of Fairphones is more sustainable than most smartphones. It not only prioritizes easier repairs and upgrades through modular components, but also prioritizes ethical materials and labor practices. For example, the company is committed to reducing its environmental impact and avoiding the extraction of materials in conflict areas.
related: Information about Teracube 2e, another ethical phone
The latest Fairphone Fairphone 3 Plus was launched in August 2020. This model upgraded its camera from 12 megapixels to 48 megapixels, improved audio quality, and adopted a new body that uses more recycled plastic. Owners of the original Fairphone 3 can upgrade with a camera module for 70 Euros.
Most of the technical and sales details of Fairphone 4 are still a question mark. It will probably stay in the European market, and if it matches the launch price of Fairphone 3, its starting price may be 419 Euros. The cost of 5G may theoretically push it to 3 Plus’s 469 euros or higher.