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Fairphone 2

alaTest has collected and analyzed 20 reviews of Fairphone 2. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the GPS navigation and screen. The design and performance also get good feedback. There are some less positive comments about the portability and price, and there are some mixed reviews about the durability.

usability, performance, design, screen, GPS navigation

camera, battery, price, portability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Fairphone 2 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: David Nield (

Fairphone 2


Ethically sourced materials ; Easy to repair for most users ; Eye-catching exposed design

Average camera performance ; Battery is hit and miss ; High up-front cost

The Fairphone 2 wants to change the way smartphones are thought about, manufactured and repaired, from ethical sourcing to easy repairing. They're noble ambitions but we'll have to wait for the Fairphone 3 for a truly compelling handset.

Feb, 2016

Expert review by: Joe Roberts (

Fairphone 2


Aiming to inject some much-needed environmental awareness into the smartphone market, Dutch startup Fairphone debuted its first smartphone in 2013. 60,000 people bought the original handset, and three years on, the company has introduced its Fairphone...

Apr, 2016

Expert review by: (

Fairphone 2 review


Is this smartphone a match for its own angelic ethics?

Ethically made ; Innovative modular design ; Decent screen

Built like a brick ; Uses last year's components

By far the best smartphone for your conscience

Mar, 2016

Expert review by: James Vincent (

Fairphone 2 review


The first thing that greets your eyes when you open the packaging of the Fairphone 2 is a simple message: "Yours to open, yours to keep." For added emphasis, these words are printed on the inside...

Easy to repair and (potentially) upgrade ; Supports ethically-conscious electronics ; A unique prospect in the market

Bulky compared to flagship smartphones ; Bad camera and lackluster performances ; Expensive based on specs alone

Apr, 2016
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