Tokyo, Japan – February 15th, 2022– Morpho, Inc. (hereinafter, “Morpho”), a global leader in image processing solutions and imaging AI solutions, announced today that Morpho’s image processing technology has been adopted by Fairphone 4, the latest smartphone from Fairphone, the Dutch social enterprise and smartphone maker building a market for ethical phones. Fairphone 4 is the world’s first modular 5G smartphone that is also a sustainable, repairable, and socially responsible device. The smartphone is the next phase in the company’s journey to develop fair, long-lasting, high-quality devices and establish a market for ethical and fair electronics.
Fairphone 4 features the company’s highest-quality camera to date, designed to let users focus on what matters most: image quality and true-to-life colours in every frame and every setting. The technologies incorporated in Fairphone 4 are Morpho’s core image processing technologies including video stabilization, noise reduction, dynamic range correction enabled by multiple image fusion, panorama image generation, distortion correction, super-resolution, and photo effect filters. Fairphone highly values Morpho’s proven technical expertise and support capability in the smartphone market.
・About Fairphone 4: https://shop.fairphone.com/
・Video stabilization: https://www.morphoinc.com/en/technology/vstab_hlapse
・Noise reduction: https://www.morphoinc.com/en/technology/pstab
・Dynamic range correction by synthesizing multiple images: https://www.morphoinc.com/en/technology/hdr
・Panorama image generation: https://www.morphoinc.com/en/technology/panoramic
・Distortion correction: https://www.morphoinc.com/en/technology/mdc
・Photo effect filters: https://www.morphoinc.com/en/technology/effect
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 5-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
・5-year warranty* for maximum longevity
・48MP dual rear cameras with supporting sensor and 25MP selfie camera
The smartphone was launched in 2021 at a suggested retail price of €579 (6GB RAM, 128GB internal memory) or €649 (8GB RAM, 256GB internal memory). The two variants of the device are available in Europe from a wide distribution network of (online) retailers and network operators and Fairphone’s website. To learn more about Fairphone 4 click here.
*If bought before 31/12/2022, and warranty activated within 90 days on Fairphone.com/warranty