Press Release | 30 Aug 2022

The new Fairphone 4 is now available with Vodafone – the UK’s reliable, award-winning network

The world’s first e-waste neutral smartphone is now available on Vodafone's flexible mobile plans with £50 cashback.

  • The new Fairphone 4 – the world’s first e-waste neutral smartphone – is now available with Vodafone EVO.
  • The Fairphone 4 is available for £30 a month (£9 upfront cost) on a 36-month device plan and 24-month airtime plan – including 2GB of data and 2 Xtra benefits.
  • With Vodafone EVO, customers get phone and airtime plans packed with inclusive benefits including ‘Unlimited Data Booster’, unlimited picture messaging, ‘Battery Refresh’ and weekly VeryMe Rewards.
  • The Fairphone 4 launches online with a £50 cash back offer**.

The new Fairphone 4 is now available to purchase with Vodafone, the UK’s reliable, award-winning network*.

Sustainable, long-lasting, fair. The Fairphone 4 is Fairphone’s most sustainable phone yet. It is 5G-enabled, built to last thanks to its world-leading repairability and supported for years to come with Fairphone’s five-year warranty. In addition, for every Fairphone 4 sold, an equal amount of electronic waste is recycled, making it the world’s first e-waste neutral smartphone. Fairphone is the first and only smartphone company with Fairtrade gold in their supply chain, while the Fairphone 4 is the world’s only Blue Angel*** certified smartphone.

The Fairphone 4 is available with Vodafone EVO, the flexible mobile offering that now offers customers an unbeatable price for their current phone when they trade in. Vodafone EVO customers can decide how much they want to pay upfront for their new device, as well as choose the length of their Fairphone 4 contract – anything from three to 36 months, interest free. Vodafone EVO customers can also take advantage of flexible upgrades, allowing them to get a new phone from three months into their plan, as well as choosing to trade in their old smartphone to make their next handset more affordable.

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The Fairphone 4 has 5G and future proof specs, such as a dual 48-megapixel (MP) rear camera, a 6.3in Full HD+ display and a removable 3905 mAh Li-ion battery. The Fairphone 4 is now available for £30 a month (£9 upfront cost) on a 36-month device plan and 24-month airtime plan – including 2GB of data and 2 Xtra benefits. ****

Purchase Fairphone 4 from Vodafone to receive £50 cashback – on Fairphone. Offer ends 31 August 2022.

Vodafone is committed to cutting carbon emissions and electronic waste as well as helping its customers do the same. It will reach net zero for its UK operations by 2027and is powered by 100% renewable electricity. It has switched to SIM cards made from 100% recycled plastic and has launched a circular economy plan to help reduce electronic waste. In the UK, customers can now access circular services such as refurbished handsets, a market-leading digital platform with trade-in options, plus insurance, support and repairs to help them keep their handsets for longer and to increase the reuse and recycling of devices.

Reducing e-waste: How your old smartphone can be recycled

Smartphones contain metals and other materials that could be in increasingly short supply unless we recycle more.

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Notes to editors

*The UK’s reliable award-winning network: The UK relies on the Vodafone network: i) it powers critical national infrastructure & 77% of Emergency Services; ii) it has coverage in 99% of UK homes; iii) it covers 96% of the UK’s landmass; iv) has won numerous awards.

**This offer will run from 17 August to 31 August, offering £50 cashback for consumers having bought a Fairphone 4 via participating resellers over this period. 

***The Blue Angel is an environmental label in Germany that has been awarded to particularly environmentally friendly products and services since 1978.

****Based on the 36-month device plan costing £13 a month (£9 upfront cost) and the airtime plan costing £17 a month.

Finance subject to status and credit checks. 18+. Direct debit required. Vodafone Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority for consumer credit lending and insurance distribution activity (Financial Services Register No. 712210). Registered in England and Wales. Company No 01471587. Registered Office: Vodafone House, The Connection, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 2FN.

About Fairphone

Fairphone is building a market for ethical phones, motivating the industry to act more responsibly and pioneering more sustainable ways to make smartphones. Our latest device, Fairphone 4, is described with the tagline ‘Sustainable. Long-lasting. Fair.’ Fairphone 4 offers an unprecedented five year warranty*, is a unique electronic waste-neutral handset and contains fairly-sourced materials, challenging the electronics industry to take a more responsible approach. It is the only smartphone on the market certified with the German eco-label Blue Angel and TCO Certified (for sustainable IT products).

  • 5G and dual SIM.
  • Modular design for easy repair.
  • five-year warranty* for maximum longevity.
  • 48MP dual rear cameras with supporting sensor and 25MP selfie camera.

*if bought before 31/12/2022, and warranty activated within 90 days on

Learn more about Fairphone 4.

About Vodafone UK

Vodafone UK is a technology communications company that connects people, businesses and devices to help our customers benefit from digital innovation. Our services span mobile, fixed-line connections, home and office broadband, and the Internet of Things (IoT).

We have a strong track record as a tech pioneer, making the UK’s first mobile phone call, sending the first text message, and making the UK’s first live holographic call using 5G in 2018. We were the first to start carrying live 5G traffic from a site in Salford, Greater Manchester and now have 5G in locations across Germany, Ireland, Italy, Spain as well as the UK. Meanwhile, our 4G network coverage currently reaches over 99% of the UK population.

Today, Vodafone serves more than 18 million mobile and fixed-line customers in the UK. Vodafone is the largest provider of full fibre in the UK – our superfast broadband services are now available to nearly 12 million homes across the UK.

Sustainability is also at the heart of what we do: as of 1 July 2021, 100% of the grid electricity we use in the UK is certified to be from renewable sources.

For more information about Vodafone UK, please visit:

Vodafone UK Media Relations

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Vodafone Limited

Registered Office: Vodafone House, The Connection, Newbury, Berkshire RG14 2FN

Registered in England No: 1471587