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  • Fairphone’s new CEO says he wants to release a €400 smartphone.
  • That would be a €300 price drop from the Fairphone 5.
  • The CEO also said he wants the company to expand to 23 new markets.

Update, April 5, 2024 (12:00 PM ET): Fairphone responded to our request for a comment on the news below. Here is the company’s statement in full:

Our CEO’s discussion with Handelsblatt at MWC was about his vision for Fairphone and where he sees us heading in the future. He wants everyone to be able to contribute to a fairer and more circular planet. Fairphone’s complete offering, from phones to audio products, has to be in reach for many more people with different needs and budgets. In this way, Fairphone will accelerate the delivery of its mission to create an ethical electronics industry.