Fairphone 4

Released October 2021

High-End ($400-$600)

Summary


Pros

  • Well adapted brightness for indoor usage
  • Well suited for HDR10 video watching
  • Accentuates voice content in playback
  • Well-balanced sound in all use cases
  • Good for basic photos in bright lighting conditions

Cons

  • Readability under sunlight
  • Very poor recording when using memo app
  • Tendency to underexpose images

Scores


69
camera
26th

in High-End Ranking ($400-$600)

Overall Camera Score i
69
45
Samsung Galaxy A05s
BEST 157

Sub-scores

Photo i
60
50
Xiaomi Redmi 12C
BEST 160
Bokeh i
25
20
Xiaomi Redmi 12C
BEST 80
Preview i
34
34
Fairphone 4
BEST 91
Zoom i
68
15
Oppo A77 5G
BEST 158
Top score
Huawei P60 Pro
Video i
76
31
Samsung Galaxy A22 5G
BEST 158

Use Cases

BEST 149

Friends & Family

Portrait and group photos and videos

BEST 132

Lowlight

Photos and videos in lowlight conditions

87
display
34th

in High-End Ranking ($400-$600)

Overall Display Score i
87
52
Realme C21
BEST 155

Sub-scores

Readability i
58
40
Realme C21
BEST 163
Color i
121
49
Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro
BEST 164
Video i
139
40
Realme C21
BEST 162
Motion i
112
54
Realme C21
BEST 156
Touch i
93
40
Realme C21
BEST 170
Artifacts i
79
40
Crosscall Action-X5
BEST 163
Top score
OnePlus Open
93
audio
37th

in High-End Ranking ($400-$600)

Overall Audio Score i
93
86
Vivo X60 Pro 5G (Snapdragon)
BEST 161

Sub-scores & Use Cases

Playback i
96
74
Nokia 7.2
BEST 163

Use Cases

BEST 172

Listening to music

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

BEST 161

Watching videos

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

BEST 156

Gaming

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

Recording i
88
88
Fairphone 4
BEST 157

Use Cases

BEST 156

Friends & Family videos

With the smartphone's main camera

BEST 164

Selfie videos

With the smartphone's selfie camera

BEST 157

Concert videos

With the smartphone's main camera

Specifications


162 x 75.5 x 10.5mm

Dimensions

5G
Dual SIM

Network

Waterproof
IP54

Protection

Wired only

Charging

128/256 GB

Storage

Wide, Ultra-Wide

Main camera
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