I’ve seen the FP4 is 50€ off since yesterday, but how long will this offer last? I really could use the difference to get the charger and cable.
Or you can try to use the phone with already existing chargers and cables and save the money and the environment.
For both economical and environmental reasons, I’m going to recycle my current phone, but I still want the charger because it’s faster than any other I own, and the cable because it’s (allegedly) durable and it’s also 2 cables in 1 (Type-A to C and Type-C to C).
Then it’s ok.
But just in case:
When it’s only about chargers and cables you can buy product from “Anker”, too.
They don´t have the focus on fairness but their products can be used a long time, which is at least not so bad for the environment.
I have only made good experiences with this.
As we are only user like you, we only know what Fairphone now publishes
I had not seen this, so you did me a great favor by attaching this post in your comment. THANK YOU SO MUCH!
I’m buying the FP4, so I guess it’s better for the planet if I get it all delivered together, hopefully in the same package.
All in one saves a bit of effort for the courier, but don’t worry about the planet, it’s fine. It’s just the people that are giving themselves and other ‘consumers’ a run for their money, and of course cows and tree don’t have any so are on the ‘we will sustain you ~ if we can use you low branches’
I have it, and I’m pretty sure the current USB-C norm will be a thing for museums* long before that cable starts showing any signs of use…
- *) The USB spec is in a state of flux, so what would be the highest-end cable today will become a feature-limited low-end cable tomorrow (for uncertain values of “tomorrow”). There is nothing Fairphone or ourselves can do about it: Most hardware is thrown away not because it broke, but simply because it is obsolete.
When I open the Fairphone homepage there is now a banner at the top stating as follows:
Limited time discount on all Fairphone 4 models, valid till the 13th of March. T&Cs apply.
(Bold format done by me!)
So, the offer will - as of now - end in less than two weeks.
I would not bet on Fairphone extending that period.