Fairphone unveils next generation of modular, sustainable smartphone

Tuesday 27 August 2019 | 13:24 CET | News
Dutch smarphone manufacturer Fairphone has unveiled the third generation of its sustainable and modular smartphone. Pre-orders for the Fairphone 3 can be made exclusively at KPN and Belsimpel in the Netherlands, with the device carrying a suggested retail price of EUR 450.

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Companies: Debitel / Digitec / Fairphone / KPN / Magenta Telekom / MobilCom-Debitel / Orange / Qualcomm / Sky / Tele2 Sweden
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