Briefly remind the specs of Fairphone 2. It has 5-inch Full HD display with 1920x1080 ppi resolution, Snapdragon 801 processor with 2.26 GHz quad-core, 2GB of RAM, 32GB flash module, 2MP and 8MP cameras.
The new Fairphone 2 has been designed to be easily separated into modular components – display, host board or cameras. IFixit masters confirmed high repairability of the device what shows that the creators Fairphone 2 managed to achieve their goal.
It’s mentioned that such elements as screen and battery can be easily replaced without any tools. However the display combined with a protective glass, which slightly increases the cost of this component.
Electronic modules are fixed with standard fasteners. Use of simple spring contacts opens up the possibility of easy replacement of electronic components and further upgrade. Moreover the developers provide full documentation of the repair.
What concerns the “stuffing” of the gadget, inside Fairphone 2 showed a flash module Samsung KLMBG4WEBC 32 GB eMMC NAND Flash, RAM Samsung K3QF2F20EM Memory 2 GB LPDDR4 RAM, combo chip Qualcomm WCN3680B Wi-Fi 802.11ac / Bluetooth, accelerometer and gyroscope unit ST Microelectronics LSM330DLC and other.
According to result of testing, iFixit experts have given the phone a rare 10 out of 10 on its repairability scale because of how easy it is for users to open and fix.