GADGETS: FAIRPHONE

FAIRphone

This is a phone company who are looking to make a difference to the fallout caused by the mobile phone market. At the rate the industry spews out new phones the amount of phones being binned and languishing in drawers at in homes around the world is mind boggling…(its estimated that 90 million handsets lie unused in homes through the UK) Add to that the threat of the toxic substances polluting the environment should they end up in landfill…

Fairphone are sourcing the components for their phones, such as precious metals making sure they are conflict free, fair resources that put people first. They are also a good looking high spec phone:

  • Dragontrail glass: Ultra thin and light; super durable and scratch-resistant
  • Mediatek 6589 chipset: Quad core CPU for faster processing and page loading
  • 16 GB internal memory: For music, movies, apps, games and more
  • qHD display: 4.3 inches of touch-screen goodness
  • Dual front/ rear camera: 8 mp + 1.3 mp for photos and video calls
  • Android OS (4.2 Jelly Bean): Special interface developed by Kwame Corporation (Also open!)

Check out their site for more info HERE

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