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Will the FP3 get the "Blue Angel" ("Blauer Engel") certificate?

I’m exited whether the Fairphone 3 will get the “Blue Angel” certificate or not, because the FP2 had one in it’s earlier times. Maybe Fairphone is already working on/waiting for the certification and I be not in the know about it, but at least I haven’t seen any post in this forum about it.

You can find the criteria for the certification here:

https://produktinfo.blauer-engel.de/uploads/criteriafile/de/DE-UZ%20106-201707-de%20Kriterien.pdf (german)
https://produktinfo.blauer-engel.de/uploads/criteriafile/en/DE-UZ%20106-201707-en%20Criteria.pdf (english).

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Hi,

At first sight the “Blauer Engel” seal might seem desirable. But let us just ask ourselves: Would Fairphone sell more phones because of a “Blauer Engel” sticker? I don’t think so.

People who are interested in buying a Fairphone already want a fairer and more sustainable phone that can be easily repaired. And most of the others do not care anyway.

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I think for corporate or bussiness customers it’s indeed an important thing to have as an electronic device.

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Corporate or business customers would never go with an OEM as small as Fairphone. It’s Apple or Samsung (maybe Lenovo).

Sorry, I don’t understand what you’re referring to here. I assume @Singulus means business customers as addressed e.g. here: https://www.fairphone.com/en/business/?ref=footer

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Don’t forget, that there are lots of companies out there, not just big or global ones.
And some of them are themselves active in the field of ecological / sustainable / fair business.
For them a Fairphone could be an interesting product and a statement.

Even some bigger companies could go for a Fairphone as an option in their company portfolio of phones.

Or as the saying goes: Never say never :wink:

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