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Fairphone 2

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Fairphone 2 review: specs and price

Fairphone 2
Fairphone 2

Why is Fairphone 2 better than the average?

  • CPU speed
    4 x 2.36GHzvs6.47GHz
  • Pixel density
    446ppivs323.76ppi
  • Megapixels
    12MPvs11.67MP
  • Resolution
    1080 x 1920pxvs1168102.84px
  • Internal storage
    32GBvs29.52GB
  • Weight
    148gvs151.92g
  • Bluetooth version
    4vs3.92
  • Number of microphones
    2vs1.65

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Design

1.Weather sealed
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Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

For example

Kyocera DuraForce Pro 2

2.weight

148g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

3.thickness

11mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

4.width

73mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

5.height

143mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

6.volume

114.83cm³

Best

Palm Phone

36.17cm³

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Display

1.resolution

1080 x 1920px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

446ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
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Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

4. newer Gorilla Glass version

3

Best

OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition

6

5.screen size

5"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

6.every pixel has three subpixels
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The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

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Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
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The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

2.GPU clock speed

578MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AB v3)

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.

Best

Oukitel WP5000

1000MHz

3.RAM speed

933MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AB v3)

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

Best

Alcatel 7

3200MHz

4.DirectX version

9.3 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AB v3)

DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

Best

Huawei Honor 8C

12

5.Has integrated graphics
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With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

6.Has out-of-order execution
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Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.

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Cameras

1.megapixels

12MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
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Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

For example

Huawei Mate 20 X

3.Has laser autofocus
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A laser autofocus system quickly determines the depth of the subject you want to focus on, allowing you to take photos much faster.

For example

Huawei Mate 20 X

4.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Crosscall Trekker-X4

1080 x 120fps

5.Has a dual-lens (or multi-lens) main camera
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A dual-lens camera captures two images and overlays them. This technology creates sharper images, especially in low light conditions, and allows you to use effects such as softening the background.

For example

Kyocera DuraForce Pro 2

6.front camera megapixels

5MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

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Audio

1.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

For example

Kyocera DuraForce Pro 2

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

3.number of microphones

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

4

4.has a radio
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It works as an FM radio with included headsets

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Battery

1.battery power

2420mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.wireless charging
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The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

Kyocera DuraForce Pro 2

3.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

4.Supports fast charging
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Fast charging technologies, like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge or MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.

For example

ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars (64GB / 6GB RAM)

5.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

6.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Features

1.Is a multi-user system
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2.Has offline voice recognition
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Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

3.Supports Java
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4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
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5.Is free and open source
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Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.

6.Has sharing intents
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If an app has sharing capabilities and the developers have indicated it, the app will automatically appear in your list of sharing options. Some OS’s limit direct sharing options to a select few apps, which means you have to open apps separately in order to upload the files you want to share.

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Miscellaneous

1.floating-point performance

0.15TFLOPS (Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AB v3)

Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.

Best

Lenovo A6600

0.81TFLOPS

2.pixel rate

3.6GPixel/s (Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AB v3)

The number of pixels that can be rendered to the screen every second.

Best

OnePlus 2

7.2GPixel/s

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