Fairphone has begun taking pre-orders for its Android 5.1 Lollipop-based modular smartphone, the Fairphone 2. Anyhow, it may be accessible for European residents to purchase and utilization. The cost for the smartphone is €529.38 and it will start delivering in November.
Just 15,000 units of the Fairphone 2 modular smartphone will be made at begining, however a significant number of its components, for example, its processor, camera and others, are designed so they can be immediately replaced and upgraded by the user. The main hardware specifications incorporate a 5 inch 1080×1920 resolution display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor clocked at 2.25Ghz, alongside 2GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage, 8MP back camera and 2MP front camera. It likewise has a 2420mAh battery that is additionally, normally, removable.
There are no other information yet on how much the modular smartphone’s hardware parts for the Fairphone 2 will cost. Google is also developing its own modular smartphone, with the code name Project Ara, with working to start a pilot sales program in Puerto Rico at some point later in 2015.