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De-Googled modular Fairphone 4 comes to the USA

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Fairphone 4 is finally coming to the USA as the company has collaborated with Murena to bring the sustainable and modular phone to the States at US$599.

For the uninitiated, Fairphone 4 is a sustainable and modular take on smartphones, which are produced with the aim of lasting long and decreasing the need to change smartphones every so often.

Fairphone is launching a US pilot program of Murena to sell the Fairphone 4 in the USA which runs on the privacy-oriented Android OS. There are two models available 256GB with 8GB RAM for $679 and 128GB with 6GB RAM for $599.

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The Fairphone 4 is powered by a /e/ OS processor, features a 6.3 inches display, a 25MP selfie camera and a dual 48MP rear camera and is backed by a 3950mAh battery.

The storage of models can be expanded depending on the usage through microSD, Fairphone 4 supports a modular design which can easily be disassembled using a basic screwdriver to replace any damaged components. It has a IP54 rating which means it is protected against dust and water sprays.

One of the most interesting features of the Fairphone 4 is its operating system a degoogled version of Android that’s gaining popularity among privacy-focused users.

While Fairphone 4 is currently available at a pilot price, these prices are set to go up by around $20 as can be seen at the Murena store.

Murenaa Fairphone 4 comes with privacy oriented /e/ operating system, it is a Google free mobile ecosystem for those who wants to avoid handing their data to Google. Instead of Google apps, the phone will have Murena Cloud apps for emails, calender and cloud storage. It also has app store that highlights privacy rating of every app to help its users monitor the online activity.

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Specifications

Fairphone 4Specs
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 750G (SM7225)
Display6.3 inches
GPUQualcomm Adreno 619
CameraFront: 25MP / Rear: 48MP
OS/e/ OS
Battery3905 mAh
Storage128GB and 256GB
RAM6GB and 8GB

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