As an introduction to this analysis
A lot of cell phones come out every month, and you get overwhelmed pretty quickly.
New technology or basic model – what’s the difference?Already at the level of the operating system of this 3+ 64 GB: here, it is an Android with all the Fairphone ecosystem that goes with it.
Now let’s see the results of our situational testing.
It’s no coincidence that Fairphone is one of the manufacturers that sold more phones last year.This 3+ 64 GB is an off-road product that will help you in many situations.It is one of the best mobile phones available today.All in all, an excellent quality/price ratio.
|This phone is comfortable for|
|Avoid choosing this phone for|
|Making photos or movies|
The 3+ 64 GB, enough for internet use?
Your smartphone must be able to accompany you at all times.You will use it to make phone calls, but also to surf and search for information on the internet.
The 3+ 64 GB is almost a model.A size of 5.65 inches that would have been normal in the early days of smartphones, but not anymore.
Obviously with this size, it is not easy to surf the net.Even less good for watching a movie.It’s a model made for telephoning, mainly.
The device is equipped with Wifi.You will be able to enjoy quality web access, anywhere, even on the other side of the world.There’s GPS on this phone.No more need for a map to get around a city or a country.Important when you’re away from home.
This on model, you can have more than one phone number.In other words, having several subscriptions with the same device.And therefore several operators on this model.An interesting option abroad.
Interesting point about this model is the presence of reinforced glass.Insurance against accidents such as shocks or scratches.It has almost become a necessity, as the probability of damaging his screen is so great.
Autonomy is one of the worst features on this model.With a power of 3040 mAh, you will be forced to recharge more often.You’ll think about having an external battery backup nearby.
And since Fairphone did not consider it useful to put a fast charge on this model, we will have to wait.Too bad, it’s a very interesting feature today.
Analysis of multimedia functions.
Smartphones have become the new televisions.A handy device for watching videos.It even replaces the radio, or to listen to music.Because of the power of smartphones and their connectivity, you can watch whatever you want.Careful, that doesn’t mean any smartphone will do.
This 3+ 64 GB offers a good rendering of the multimedia part.It’s comparable to competing products.A screen that allows you to view videos without too much difficulty.A good quality device for watching videos.Knowing moreover that the resolution is at level 1080 x 2160.
This model has an IPS LCD screen.The visual result is very good no matter from what angle you look at the screen.
Fairphone has also designed this product for audio use.The 3.5mm jack input allows the connection of headphones and/or a microphone.
With its OS version installed, the phone supports wireless Hi-Fi audio via Bluetooth.A technology that ensures quality sound.
Finally, we deplore the absence of stereo speakers.
The right model to play with?
Smartphone games now require power.The same applies to the ever-increasing number of applications that reduce battery capacity.To play and have a smooth picture, you need to have the CPU and GPU at its best.In short, the more advanced the components are, the better the gameplay will be.
What came out of our tests is that the 3+ 64 GB is low in power.The components are starting to date (Qualcomm SDM632 Snapdragon 632 (14 nm) processor), and the quality is less good.The visual result is below other smartphones in this category.
A smartphone is in the average regarding the installed RAM .The standard capacity is 64 GB.And because Fairphone predicted that some of you would be demanding gamers, you have the ability to expand the available memory.
In case you play a lot, you’re going to strain the drums.The endurance of this model is one of the weakest.The power of 3040 mAH will require you to recharge during the day.
We have more and more applications on our smartphones, and they need a display that lives up to the challenge.It is pleasant in terms of reading comfort.This is a standard model with a display density of 427* pixels and an 5.65 -inch screen.All the documents that you have downloaded will be properly displayed on the screen.
The last point on the functionality side is the presence of NFC.This element authorizes contactless payment, identical to your credit card.
Analysis of Audio and Video functions
Having become an essential use of smartphones, the photo function has made great strides since the first generations.For a long time, manufacturers have been communicating about the millions of pixels their devices were equipped with.But this characteristic is not everything.Editing and sharing options should also be analyzed.Generally speaking, Fairphone has developed a recognized know-how for smartphones.
It’s a surprise from Fairphone.There is indeed only one lens on this phone.
The 1080 x 2160 screen resolution makes this 3+ 64 GB an excellent smartphone, better than most of the competition.You are sure to make videos of excellent quality.As for the selfies photos, the same is true.The image resolution is at the highest level.And with the software functions, you can even touch up the result.Indeed, when taking the picture, the 3+ 64 GB’s sensor will capture all the points of the image according to the brightness, and the camera will process the image automatically and very quickly.
This smartphone has 64 GB, which is in the middle of the storage range on competing models.This space will be correct to store your image and sound files.And with this amount available, you’ll have time to sort out what you don’t want to keep and what you need to transfer to your computer or to the cloud.
The 3+ 64 GB – in a nutshell
It’s no coincidence that Fairphone is one of the manufacturers that sold more phones last year.Our tests have shown that this 3+ 64 GB is suitable for most uses.
This phone offers best-in-class performance.The price, although still important, has adjusted to its competitors, making it an interesting model.