Fairphone 2 was released in late 2015 and production stopped in 2018. I really hope they're working on a Fairphone 3!
My current phone is pretty much dying and all alternatives (including the Librem phone) is not an option. I really want something ethical, sustainable and something that will last me for a long time.
@hund you can recycle two cans by removing one flat side of each can and then connecting the other two sides with a string.
@mooshoe I tried that, but it doesn't work with my tin foil headset. :(
@hund Small correction: Production stopped in 2019.
@paulakreuzer They sold out in 2019. The Wikipedia article said that they ceased production in 2018. :)
@hund Interestingly WP backs that claim with a link to the same article I linked to and it says nothing about when production stopped.
@paulakreuzer I know. It's funny. :D
@timkrueger @hund It's kinda sad that, if you want an ethical phone, you have to choose between eco/worker-ethical (Fairphone, Shiftphone) or software-ethical (Librem 5, Pinephone). There's currently no option that's ethical in both ways.
(I do not consider Android phones sustainable or long-lasting, considering that software support is typically dropped after a year or 3)
And they're supported for more than 5 years. Google and OnePlus support their phones for 3 years and the rest like Samsung and Huawei only supports them for 2 years max.
@timkrueger I did not. I will check it out. Thanks! :)
@hund they did state that they are working on a Fairphone 3, but no idea how much time it will take.
@hund the pinephone might be an option?
@ChrisTalleras Maybe. It's way too soon to see how that goes. :)
@hund Yeah, that is true!
@hund for as far as I know the phone market you best bet is to get a device from china . They have normal prices and are pretty decent. That way you can just buy a new phone when it breaks or gets too slow. Its not sustainable though. Unfortanatly there are no good options there.
@hund My multiple i9300 and i9305 are cheap (~70$), can be practically libre and still get updates. Replacement batteries are still easily available
Second-hand stuff FTW
@kmicu That's an option as well. :)
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