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
9th

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

Overall Camera Score i
69
46
Oppo A16s 5G
BEST 147

Sub-scores

Photo i
60
50
Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S 5G
BEST 150
Bokeh i
25
25
Crosscall Action-X5
BEST 80
Top score
Huawei P50 Pro
Preview i
34
34
Fairphone 4
BEST 81
Zoom i
68
22
Vivo Y76 5G
BEST 151
Video i
76
31
Samsung Galaxy A22 5G
BEST 146

Use Cases

BEST 134

Friends & Family

Portrait and group photos and videos

BEST 112

Lowlight

Photos and videos in lowlight conditions

87
display
23rd

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

Overall Display Score i
87
52
Realme C21
BEST 149

Sub-scores

Readability i
58
40
Realme C21
BEST 160
Color i
121
49
Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro
BEST 159
Top score
Realme GT 2 Pro
Video i
139
40
Realme C21
Motion i
112
54
Realme C21
BEST 155
Top score
Huawei P40 Pro
Touch i
93
40
Realme C21
BEST 165
Top score
OnePlus 9
Artifacts i
79
40
Crosscall Action-X5
BEST 149
Top score
LG Wing
93
audio
22nd

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 153

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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