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Fairphone 2 (2017)

Fairphone 2 (2017)
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Fairphone 2 (2017)

From £32.50 per month
(£27.08 excl vat)

The Fairphone2 – ethical, open and built to last. A high spec, dual sim Android smartphone made with conflict free materials and a modular design to make home repair easy, prolonging the life of the handset and reducing e-waste. Just grab a screwdriver and replace parts yourself - even the screen is an easy fix!

Fairphone are constantly working with selected manufacturers and suppliers to improve working environment and conditions and the handset is produced in a factory that ensures healthy and safe working conditions as well as a decent wage to its workers

The Fairphone holds the top spot on Ethical Consumer's score table for mobile phones, as well as the first smartphone that has the Blue Angel Certification – the longest running environmental certification scheme in the world.

Don't just change your phone, change the world.

The Fairphone 2 has all the features you expect from a high-quality handset and is built as ethically as possible and is designed for long lasting change - for consumers, the industry and every link in the supply chain

With two high quality cameras, dual SIM slots, a 5 inch screen and an expandable memory up to 64GB, this phone is ideal for both home and business.

The Fairphone’s modular design means you can replace many parts using just a screwdriver! Even the screen can be replaced by just unclipping the cases.

Fairphone work with initiatives that source conflict-free tin, tungsten, tantalum and Fairtrade gold and are moving one step closer to a circular economy by encouraging the reuse and repair of their phones, researching electronics recycling options and reducing electronic waste worldwide

Produced in a factory that ensures healthy and safe working conditions as well as a decent wage to its workers. Support communities, not conflict

  • Up to 30GB of 4G data use
  • Unlimited minutes to 01, 02, 03 and UK mobile numbers1
  • Unlimited UK texts2
  • Calls, texts and data used within the EU are included in your bundle3
  • Mobile phone included
  • 24 month contract
  • Keep your number – all you need is your PAC code from your current phone company and we’ll do the rest
  • View your calls with
  • Use the Ofcom mobile checker to find out the indoor/outdoor Voice, 3G and 4G coverage in your area.
  • Cap your bill - set a bill limit for calls each month4

Costs for calls made outside of your bundle can vary. The access charge for calls to 084, 087, 09 and 118 numbers is 21p per minute on the Phone Co-op network. Please check our price lists to see how much you would pay for other calls.

Our bundles are provided pro-rata for the first month of use, and are reset to their full allowance on the 1st of each month. If you sign up to a bundle in the middle of the month, you will only get half the allowance for the remainder of the month and will only be charged half the cost on the following month's bill.

Pricing is valid as at 01 October 2018 and includes VAT at 20%. After 24 months, your monthly price will be lowered to match that of our 30 day bundles.

If you cancel your contract before it expires then you must pay the rest of the charges due in the contract period or the termination fee, whichever is less. When your contract includes a handset then the termination fee due will be £73, plus the value of your remaining handset charges (to cover your mobile equipment). For example, if you wish to terminate your 24 month contract after 6 months then the termination fee would be £73, plus 18 months multiplied by the handset charge. The handset charge for Fairphone 2 (2017) is £20 per month.

1,2 Unlimited minutes and texts are for private, personal and non-commercial purposes and may be subject to a Fair Use Policy as described in the Price List. If we reasonably suspect you are not acting in accordance with this policy We reserve the right to impose further charges or disconnect your SIM.

3 Calls, texts and data used while roaming in the EU (and selected other countries) are included in your bundle, or charged as per UK use where bundles have not been applied or have been exhausted. Our service is intended for use mostly within the UK, so if we see that you spend more time abroad than in the UK and use more services abroad than in the UK in any four month period, we may contact you to clarify your residential status.

4 The service charge for calls to 084, 087, 09 and 118 numbers is not included in your bill limit cap, and will be part of your bill.

Operating System

Android™ 6.0, Marshmallow

Base platform


Processors: Snapdragon™ 801

Main SOC: Qualcomm® MSM8974AB

Application Processor: Quad-Core 2.26 GHz Qualcomm® Krait 400

GPU: Qualcomm® Adreno 330


Flash Storage: 32GB eMMC5



Configuration: Dual-SIM, Dual-Standby (DSDS)

SIM Sockets: 2x Micro-SIM (3FF)

Network Technology: 2G / 3G / 4G

GSM/GPRS/EDGE: Quad-band: 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

WCDMA: Bands 1 (2100 MHz), 2 (1900 MHz), 8 (900 MHz)

3G Max Downlink Speed: Cat. 24 - 42.2 Mbps

3G Max Uplink Speed: Cat. 6 - 5.76 Mbps (Cat. 7 capable)

LTE: Bands 3 (1800 MHz), 7 (2600 MHz), 20 (800 MHz)

4G Max Downlink Speed: Cat. 4 - 150 Mbps

4G Max Uplink Speed: Cat. 4 - 50 Mbps

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR): 0,288 W/Kg (Head); 0,426 W/Kg (Body)



WLAN: IEEE 802.11 b/g/n/ac

WLAN Bands: 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz

WLAN Maximum Data Rate: Up to 433 Mbps (802.11 ac)

Bluetooth®: 4.0 LE and earlier

GPS / GNSS: GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

FM Radio



Display size: 5 inch Full HD

Cover Glass: Gorilla Glass 3 - 0.7mm (thick)

Display Type: LCD TFT/IPS

Resolution: 1080 × 1920

Pixel Density: 446 ppi

Main Camera


Main Camera: 12MP CMOS sensor with dual flash

Sensor Type: Omnivision OV12870 – Back Side Illuminated

Image sensor size: 1/2.8 inch

Pixel Size: 1.25μm x 1.25μm

F-number: f2.2

Front Camera


Front Camera: 5MP CMOS sensor

Sensor Type: Omnivision OV5670

Image sensor size:1/5 inch

Pixel Size: 1.12μm x 1.12μm

F-number: f2.4



Speaker: Built-in, Rear-facing

Headset Jack: 3.5 mm


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