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Fairphone 3 stripped to the modular essentials: Glue? What glue?

jmch Silver badge

Re: A commendable effort

"Based on past performance, there are very few people who want the product."

Depends how you look at it. Yes, combined sales of FP1&2 was IIRC less than a million. But its a small company doing small production runs. Another way to look at it is that they have quite literally sold every phone they ever made, with demand outstripping supply.

So, yes they could go bankrupt, and the 5-year component support is gone*. Just like literally every single other phone company, including giants like Apple and Samsung. **

*although the parts themselves still remain after any bankruptcy and probably could still be found on ebay

**ask yourself what your reaction would have been if 10 years ago someone told you that Nokia would become irrelevant within 5 years

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