Saturday, 20 June 2015

Fairphone 2 - a modular phone, which is not exactly cheap (VIDEO)

Fairphone 2

Fairphone comes with the Netherlands, which has decided to offer a modular phone, a concept similar to Google Project Ara phone. Their first device cost 325 euros and sold in 60,000 copies. They're getting ready to present another device Fairphone 2

Make it clear why the name Fairphone? Many rare metals and minerals that are used to create modern mobile devices are coming from countries that are at war or digging workers in almost slave conditions. Also, workers in some factories which produce smart phones work shifts of 12 hours or more without a day of rest. The company Fairphone decided that their phones are made exclusively from materials which are known origin and who certainly are not provided in such a way.

What Fairphone 2? For 525 euros as the device will cost, modular device that supports two SIM cards, which being dropped from a height of 2 meters, and which, thanks to its modular design is very simple, you can fix it yourself. Initially comes with a screen of 5 inches and resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor, 2 GB of storage and 32 GB of memory. 8 megapixel camera has a sensor Omnivision, all powered by 2,420 mAh. Fairphone 2 will run Android 5.1, and will also be possible to install custom ROMs.

The phone will be available from the autumn, but already you can order it through the manufacturer's site.