Fairphone 5 Specifications, Tests and Review

6.46", 2700 x 1224
Front Camera
50 Megapixel
Main Camera
50 Megapixel
Operating System
Android 13
256 GB
8 GB
4200 mAh

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Product Type Smartphone
Form Factor Touch
Height 161.6 mm Better than 90 % of phones rated.
Width 75.83 mm Better than 84 % of phones rated.
Depth 9.6 mm Better than 55 % of phones rated.
Weight 212 g Worse than 95 % of phones rated.
Body Colour Sky blue | Transparent | Matte black
Body Material 100% post-consumer recycled plastic
Protection Splash-resistant, dust-resistant, shock-resistant
Waterproof (Water-resistant) -
IP rating IP55
Connector Type USB Type-C - 24 pin USB-C
SIM Card Type (Size) Nano SIM, Electronic SIM card (e-SIM)
SIM Card Qty Dual-SIM
DISPLAY Fairphone 5
Display Type OLED display
Display Technology OLED
Screen Size (Display Size) 6.46" Better than 87 % of phones rated.
Screen Resolution (Display Resolution) 2700 x 1224 pixels Better than 93 % of phones rated.
Display Format Full HD+
Aspect Ratio 20:9
Max Brightness 880 cd/m² Better than 67 % of phones rated.
Colour Depth 1.07 billion colours Better than 99 % of phones rated.
Contrast Ratio 1000000:1 Better than 71 % of phones rated.
Display Refresh Rate 90 Hz
Touch Sampling Rate 300 Hz
Display Features Wide colour display (P3), Adaptive Tone, Pixelworks technology
Display Protection (Screen Protector) Corning Gorilla Glass 5 (scratch resistant glass)
PROCESSOR Fairphone 5
Processor Type (CPU) Qualcomm
Processor Number QCM6490
Clock Speed 2.7 GHz Better than 92 % of phones rated.
Processor Core Qty 8-core Better than 99 % of phones rated.
Graphics System (GPU) Qualcomm ADRENO 643
MEMORY Fairphone 5
RAM 8 GB Better than 92 % of phones rated.
Internal Memory Size (Storage Capacity) 256 GB Better than 98 % of phones rated.
Supported Flash Memory Cards (Expandable Memory) microSDHC, microSD, microSDXC - up to 2 TB
CAMERA Fairphone 5
Number of Main Cameras 2
Sensor Resolution 50 Megapixel Better than 96 % of phones rated.
Sensor Size 1/1.49"
Sensor Name Sony IMX800 sensor
Lens Aperture F/1.88 Better than 56 % of phones rated.
Lens Construction 6-element
Pixel Size 1 μm
Optical Image Stabiliser (OIS) Optical Image Stabiliser (OIS) Better than 87 % of phones rated.
Focus Adjustment Automatic
Minimum Focal Length (Focal Distance) 10 cm
Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera 26mm
Digital Zoom 8x Better than 79 % of phones rated.
Camera Modes Panorama, Slow motion mode, Pro mode, Portrait, Super Night mode, Stop-Motion Video Mode, High-Pixel Mode
Light Source LED flash
Video Resolutions 1920 x 1080 (1080p) at 30 fps, 1920 x 1080 (1080p) at 60 fps, Slo-mo video 1920 x 1080 (1080p) at 120 fps, Slo-mo video 1280 x 720 (720p) at 240 fps, 3840 x 2160 (4K) at 30 fps
Camera Features (Functions) 4-in-1 pixel binning, OIS+EIS dual stabilisation
Sensor Resolution (2nd Camera) 50 Megapixel Better than 99 % of phones rated.
Sensor Size (2nd Camera) 1/2.51"
Sensor Name (2nd Camera) Sony IMX858 Sensor
Lens Type (2nd Camera) Ultra wide-angle lens
Lens Aperture (2nd Camera) F/2.2 Better than 87 % of phones rated.
Lens Element Qty (2nd Camera) 6-element
Pixel Size (2nd Camera) 0.7 μm
Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera 13mm
Camera Functions (2nd Camera) Autofocus
Camera Modes (2nd Camera) Macro mode
Camera Features (2nd Camera) Electronic Image Stabiliser (EIS), 2.5cm macro photography, 4-in-1 pixel binning
Number of Front Cameras 1
Sensor Resolution (Front) 50 Megapixel Better than 99 % of phones rated.
Sensor Size (Front) 1/2.76"
Sensor Name (Front) Samsung JN1
Lens Aperture (Front) F/2.45 Worse than 93 % of phones rated.
Pixel Size (Front) 0.64 μm
Focus Adjustment Focus free
Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera 22mm
Light Source (Front) Display flash
Camera Features (Front) Electronic Image Stabiliser (EIS), 4-in-1 Pixel technology, up to 1.5x digital zoom
Battery Capacity (Battery Size) 4200 mAh Better than 87 % of phones rated.
Standby Time 459 hours Better than 71 % of phones rated.
Talk Time 2280 minutes Better than 96 % of phones rated.
Run Time Details Talk: up to 2280 min
Standby: up to 459 hrs
Continuous browsing: up to 18 hrs
Battery Technology Lithium Ion
CELLULAR Fairphone 5
Technology WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM
Mobile Broadband Generation 5G Better than 99 % of phones rated.
Operating System Android 13
Navigation GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo
Data Transmission LTE, 5G NR, HSDPA+
2G Band 850 GSM, 900 GSM, 1800 GSM, 1900 GSM
3G UMTS Band Band 1, Band 2, Band 5, Band 8
3G UMTS Frequency 2100, 1900, 850, 900
4G LTE Band Band 1, Band 2, Band 3, Band 4, Band 5, Band 7, Band 8, Band 12, Band 20, Band 28, Band 32, Band 38, Band 40, Band 41, Band 42, Band 48, Band 66, Band 71
4G LTE Frequency FDD 2100, FDD 1900 PCS, FDD 1800+, FDD 1700 - 2110 AWS, FDD 850, FDD 2600, FDD 900, FDD 700a, FDD 800 DD, FDD 700 APT, FDD 1500 L, TDD 2600, TDD 2300, TDD 2500, TDD 3500, TDD 3600, FDD 1700 - 2110 AWS-3, FDD 600
5G NR Band N1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n20, n28, n38, n41, n66, n71, n77, n78, n48
5G NR Frequency FDD 2100, FDD 1900PCS, FDD 1800, FDD 850, FDD 2600, FDD 900, FDD 800, FDD 700APT, TDD TD 2600, TDD TD 2500, FDD AWS-3, FDD 600, TDD TD 3700, TDD TD 3500, TDD 3500
Wireless Interface Wi-Fi 6E
Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.2 LE
NFC Yes Better than 66 % of phones rated.
MEDIA Fairphone 5
Supported Digital Audio Standards AAC, apt-X, LDAC, SBC, apt-X HD
FEATURES Fairphone 5
Sensors Accelerometer, proximity sensor, magnetometer, Time of Flight (ToF), light sensor, gyroscope, compass
Security Devices Face recognition, fingerprint reader (side)
Security Technology Face Unlock
Additional Phone Features OTG Reverse Charge, modular and repairable design, recycled and fair materials, DisplayPort over USB Type-C, 8 years of software upgrades
Android Enterprise Recommended Yes
OTHERS Fairphone 5
Compliant Standards IP55, MIL-STD-810H, ICE 60058-2-31
Product Recycled Content 70 % - fair focus or recycled materials
Max Height of Shock Resistance 1.8 m

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