September 28, 2023

Fairphone has officially launched the Fairphone 5, the latest member of its long-lasting devices. The device comes with 5 years of warranty and at least software and security updates until 2031. Additionally, it comes with an easy-repair design.

Fairphone 5

Fairphone 5 launch modules 2

Unique to Fairphone 5 is its design to be easily repaired with just a Phillips head screwdriver and the modules you need to repair. These include the OLED display, the rear and front cameras, the USB port, and the battery. The modules themselves are available from Fairphone and its partners.

Fairphone 5 launch modules 1

Under the hood, the device is powered by the 6nm Qualcomm QCM6490 chipset. This SoC is an industrial chipset with an Adreno 642L GPU and a 1+3+4 core setup. This roughly compares to the Snapdragon 778G chipset.

It supports dual SIM – one physical and the other an eSIM. The device supports Wi-Fi 6E (6GHz), Bluetooth 5.2, and NFC.

The device is the first from the company a high refresh rate at 90Hz and it also supports 30W fast charging.

Fairphone 5 launch rear camera

However, the device comes in a box that only includes the phone itself and a quick start guide, there is no charging adapter or cable included.

Full Specifications

Display 6.46-inch 1224x2700p OLED
90Hz refresh rate
Processor Qualcomm QCM6940
Storage 256GB storage
Rear Camera 50MP (Sony IMX800) main
50MP (Sony IMX858) ultrawide
2MP Time of Flight
Front Camera 50MP (Samsung JN1)
Battery 4200mAh
30W fast charging
OS Android 13
Colors Matte Black
Sky Blue

Pricing and availability

Fairphone 5 launch colors 1
Matte Black and Sky Blue

The Fairphone 5 is available in Europe for EUR 700 (around PHP 43,200) or in the UK for GBP 620 (around PHP 44,600). As we mentioned earlier, it comes with a 5-year warranty and software support until 2031 (that’s 8 years worth).

Fairphone 5 launch colors transparent
Transparent color

*Prices in PHP are direct conversions using the exchange rate at the time the content was published. These are not indicative of actual local pricing and don’t include additional costs like taxes, etc.


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