Fairleaks: Leaked information about the Fairphone 2 [Wiki]

This post is now redundant. Follow the discussion there:
##Fairphone 2 announcement - discussion on new Fairphone

Hey, following an interview in the Dutch radio I would like to collect the details on the Fairphone 2, which are leaked to the public.

##General information



Official specifications are available here: Fairphone 4 - Sustainable. Long-lasting. Fair. | Fairphone

Known specs so far (sources: Fairphone website, Tweakers preview, NRC.nl):

5 inch screen (4,95")
1920 x 1080 pixels
11.8 mm thick
Gorilla Glass 3
Android 5.1 Lollipop
Dual sim
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor
8 megapixel camera
32 GB internal storage (SD expandable)
2420 mAh removable li-ion battery
Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n/ac)
Bluetooth® 4.0 LE
no protective case needed (very thick bezels)
very easily repairable (only pcb replacement not possible)
5 year life span (aim, no guarantee)
for sale this fall
100,000 sales per year
price of around € 525

Published by Heise.de in March 2015 after talking to FP’s CTO (Chief Technology Officer) Olivier Hebert:


Keep in mind, nothing about the software is final, as Joe reminded us in early May:

What seems quite definite is that there will be a version of the OS without GAPPS:

Here are the rumors:

  • FP2 will keep the unlocked bootloader
  • But, in contrast, to the Fairphone 1, the Fairphone will probably not come with superuser (“root”) by default.