Fairphone 3+ Durability Test! - it feels like cheating...

The Fairphone 3 is a modular smartphone that suposidly is super easy to repair, and replace parts of. But is the Fairphone 3 durable? The only way to find out is with a JerryRigEverything Durability Test. This time, we'll start off by exploring the FairPhone 3's insides, since that is what it is desigend for. Then we will see what the phone is made of and if the FairPhone 3 can survive every day life.

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  1. MagenDarm


    Prieš 2 val

    Dann that display is smooth

  2. Nils Badtke

    Nils Badtke

    Prieš 19 val

    I like the concept, but yeah, update the camera and, for me personally, the design also 😅

  3. Rollan Harris

    Rollan Harris

    Prieš dieną

    Why don't you check out the project ARA phone

  4. Pascal 1624

    Pascal 1624

    Prieš 2 dienas

    I mean, i like the idea but it looks really old. And yeah i know its not its main point or idea to look good and fresh



    Prieš 2 dienas

    *ZACK is too savage!* 😂🤣 *"Computer components have been upgradable from the beginning,* *~unless you own a mac~*

    • God


      Prieš 2 dienas

      Macs are upgradable like the mac pro 1.1-5.5

  6. Tarob Kabaalan

    Tarob Kabaalan

    Prieš 3 dienas

    that screen is a blast from the past

  7. Mayon Go

    Mayon Go

    Prieš 4 dienas


  8. Akabe Animations

    Akabe Animations

    Prieš 4 dienas

    having the latest hardware on a phone is overrated anyways. I choose actual features like removable batteries over "20% more pooowerr" to watch yt videos, play crappy mobile games and browse social media stuff. For me, 1000+$ phones always look like wasted silicon tbh... (whe only worthwhile feature probably being the camera)

  9. RV Lover - happy camping

    RV Lover - happy camping

    Prieš 5 dienų

    Its good but need more improvement



    Prieš 6 dienų

    _unless you own a Mac_

  11. NovaRanger


    Prieš 8 dienų

    2:49 ah, this reminds me of the chalkboard scratching effect...

  12. ooo top

    ooo top

    Prieš 9 dienų

    My complain is battery . But everything else is nice

  13. telcobilly


    Prieš 12 dienų

    I've been wanting one of these phones for a long time, unfortunately they're not compatible in the US as far as the bands. Instead, I got a Teracube which has a removable back, great warranty with a $200 price tag. It features a 4,000 milliamp removable battery, dual SIM & MicroSD slot. I have a 512gb card in mine. If they upgraded the CPU, GPU and camera and charged $400 instead of $200 I'd be all over it. Overall, it's a great phone. It's my workhorse for all my podcasts, ebooks, offline maps, music and other heavy storage functions.

  14. Yad Bo

    Yad Bo

    Prieš 14 dienų

    Do the same test with other phones ( maybe you did already) ... let´s see how they behave!

  15. Michael Grafl

    Michael Grafl

    Prieš 15 dienų

    Great review. But I do think grandmothers get a bad rep.

  16. Jared Thomson

    Jared Thomson

    Prieš 15 dienų

    Big thing for me is the weight. I'd give up screen size and performance for a lighter phone. My LG G7 hurts my hamds to hold, I have joint problems.

  17. Akshay Anand

    Akshay Anand

    Prieš 16 dienų

    I wonder if we can purchase a high quality DAC/AMP for the headphone port module. That would make it a worthwhile purchase for me. Cameras aren't that important for me, and as long as it can run basic apps, I'm in.

  18. redify


    Prieš 16 dienų

    This should be called anti apple phone. 🍎 ❌ 😂

  19. Hartman Tam

    Hartman Tam

    Prieš 18 dienų

    It is the only time I don't feel so hurt when Jerry torture the phone.

  20. Juan Hernandez

    Juan Hernandez

    Prieš 21 dieną

    The dazzling building archaeologically cough because pigeon likely crawl across a amazing bongo. axiomatic, whole barber

  21. F B

    F B

    Prieš 22 dienas

    "unless you are on a mac" only on the left audio channel? inside joke? doesn't macs have stereo speaker?

  22. MysticFNBR ✔

    MysticFNBR ✔

    Prieš 22 dienas

    *2:38** 😂*

  23. Darkijah-Anders Jehovahsøn

    Darkijah-Anders Jehovahsøn

    Prieš 22 dienas

    One of the most important places and points on a mobile is the Camera glass, it seems to be a weakness that is found all the time... My new mobile already have scratches on the camera glas, I guess from a rock that I put it up against to standing. Very very sad to see how easily things break. A little plastic can go a long way for protection. It is just sad to see that minor things are not looked at. Did I miss a scratch test on the camera glass beside with the knife? I got a new phone it took one minor drop then the screen died... I now have a new screen but with a dead pixel... Like my LG V20 have handled multiple drops without any issue but it had to die of use, although the motherboard is now in a new mobile of different kind as it was running better in rooted state then the other varient. So in some sense my old LG V20 is still alive... But the LG V20 had the Camera glass issue.... and the glue wears out over time I found out, both the glass for the back Camera and the screen became loose as well, which ended up breaking the screen. Well... But it is alive and running now as a secondary phone. The Fairphone 3+ is now in Denmark, and I might have jumped on that wagon if I had not already bought the Shift 6mq - although.... the 64gb internal kept me from looking further into it. Anyway... Just nothing really on the marked overall, had waited for a Linux phone but... That is still into the future. But it would be nice to actually have root naturally from the beginning! Sick and tired of needing to used hours and hours of time on getting things rooted.

  24. MeatVision


    Prieš 23 dienas

    You are beating a baby seal! Shame on you, Jerry 😔

  25. NewStreamLine


    Prieš 23 dienas

    Fairphone: "Ouch, ouch, ouch." Survived! P.S. Might be my next smartphone. 👍

  26. lugaruna


    Prieš 26 dienų

    I realy like the idea of a phone you can fix yourself and even if i wasn't good with tech amd creating things this would still be managable:). I think it's a great idea and should be invested into more:).

  27. lugaruna


    Prieš 26 dienų

    Ha! I loved that little jab at apple:p. I realy can't work with their system and i just don't like the weird exclusivity they have. Not sure if this is a legit thing but i heard they have said that they don't sell phones but lifestyle products.... Yea i don't buy it, in more ways then one:p.

  28. Ahmed Z

    Ahmed Z

    Prieš 26 dienų

    This turns me on more than BDSM. 😂 Would buy but I'm hoping their next model has a better camera. Also, I wonder how obsolescent the individual components are since they come with 2 year warranties. Better than flagship products I suppose.

  29. Mitko Donchev

    Mitko Donchev

    Prieš 27 dienų

    ''Computer components have been upgradeable since the beginning.'' ''ᵘⁿˡᵉˢˢ ʸᵒᵘ ᵒʷⁿ ᵃ ᵐᵃᶜ''

  30. Freaky Ferret

    Freaky Ferret

    Prieš 29 dienų

    I'm thirty seconds in and I gotta say man I love your voice. I could go to sleep to this

  31. Cinnamon coca-cola

    Cinnamon coca-cola

    Prieš mėn

    I know this is being needy but can you do a water test after the teardowns on phones from now on

  32. Yori iroY

    Yori iroY

    Prieš mėn

    Computer parts are upgradable. Apple: yeah let me do the "innovation" thing...

  33. Kan Kantona

    Kan Kantona

    Prieš mėn

    IMO the cutter test is pretty pointless...everything non gorilla got scratched by cutters! Btw the specs too weak, could charge 50-100 usd more for better chipset and cameras

  34. Pamela Lam

    Pamela Lam

    Prieš mėn

    Great review commentary. I hope the market will accept these types of fair products

  35. TheTuneAce


    Prieš mėn

    "we haven't seen back covers in years" Motorola: "am I a joke to you?"

  36. Sven Ulrich

    Sven Ulrich

    Prieš mėn

    In from Germany an owne the FP3 for 1 Years. I the only problem in this time was that the connectors from the modules have disconnected sometimes. But the solution was pretty esey, just glue a little piece of stuff like a T-shirt over the connectors.

  37. sontodosnarcos


    Prieš mėn

    Great concept, but I won't buy one until they make the processor upgradable. In my opinion, that should be the very first upgradable component, otherwise one has to stick with old, insecure Android versions.

  38. Guimi


    Prieš mėn


  39. JK


    Prieš mėn

    2:39-2:40 unless you’re on the mac ! lol i thought my speakers went out for a second

  40. Alexander Assies

    Alexander Assies

    Prieš mėn

    Got it, love it, and will upgrade it for my birthday. Just the idea of being able to upgrade the hardware on a phone (not being the battery or storage)!

  41. Reverse_Aid 07

    Reverse_Aid 07

    Prieš mėn

    Unless you want a Mac lol

  42. Ragna Eyjadóttir

    Ragna Eyjadóttir

    Prieš mėn

    A great phone - that may have been a close contender - had i known about it when i got my phone. I do wish they also had people that were better at design - so it would not look like a boring plastic brick. If you go sustainable and expensive for that reason .. you can also go for better materials like stainless steel and a bit more daring shapes and colours.

  43. W. L.

    W. L.

    Prieš mėn

    The modular concept ist awesome, I wish it would become more common in the smartphone world. Imagine if you have the iPhone 11 and could just upgrade the camera to the iPhone 12 model. Now that would be environmentally friendly, you greedy Cupertino hypocrites.

  44. 内田ガネーシュ


    Prieš mėn

    I bet Julias Assange and Snowden use this phone.

  45. Ape Titan

    Ape Titan

    Prieš mėn

    do ram and internal storage can be replaced?

  46. kekko99ization


    Prieš mėn

    This would be good product for 100€ nlg over 400$

  47. • 3 years ago

    • 3 years ago

    Prieš mėn

    Try Shiftphone too

  48. Ushnish Roy

    Ushnish Roy

    Prieš mėn

    Computer components have been upgradable since the beginning. Unless you want a Mac.

  49. Desmond Changgai

    Desmond Changgai

    Prieš mėn

    Man, you broke the rog 5 but not this phone. 😬😬😬😬

  50. MC 128

    MC 128

    Prieš mėn

    Hey makker je bent gekoloniseerd

  51. Георгий Карманов

    Георгий Карманов

    Prieš mėn

    I'm buying it instead of S21 Ultra. No slave trade used to source lithium for my phone, and also SCREW Samsung for removing headphone jack

  52. Miles


    Prieš mėn

    I really really like the idea but sadly it‘s just not up there. It has hardware from 2 years ago and the design is generic. If they would make a more premium version of it with the same idea I might be interested but as it stands today I have to pass on that one. But as always, great video. Thanks

  53. Arye Sinha

    Arye Sinha

    Prieš mėn

    "The flames have once again spoken and revealed all."

  54. Khalifa


    Prieš mėn

    That's a bad phone

  55. plainlake


    Prieš mėn

    Waterproofing and a better camera and the other manufacturers will have to keep up. This is the type of innovation we need.

  56. Funky Nietzsche

    Funky Nietzsche

    Prieš mėn

    Incredibly bad customer service with fairphone. Mine and the ones of two friends came in damaged (microphone not working properly, touchscreen malfunctioning etc.) Just send it back right? Wrong. The website states to get in touch with them per telephone or email and follow their instructions to get the refund. Sadly nobody answers the calls or emails. IN DAYS! wtf fairphone??? To scam the customers into a broken phone and deny refund. Never seen anything like this before. Avoid at all costs.

  57. Maark Mattson

    Maark Mattson

    Prieš mėn

    You are definitely a biased liberal

    • Jonathan Laidlaw

      Jonathan Laidlaw

      Prieš mėn


  58. Creatorul


    Prieš mėn

    I'm watching this on my Fairphone. It hurts my soul when he scrathes it all over the place 😫

  59. Maciej Wiśniewski

    Maciej Wiśniewski

    Prieš mėn

    iMac components were upgradable

  60. JoaoJ0e


    Prieš mėn

    *god i wish i was from continental europe right now*

  61. Tobias Dettinger

    Tobias Dettinger

    Prieš mėn

    Any long term user here? Want to buy the phone but dont know how the phone performs after a year.

  62. Ansh Animates

    Ansh Animates

    Prieš mėn

    “Nerds on the street know the difference” Ladies and gentlemen I am that nerd.

  63. Pranam Khandelwal 6500

    Pranam Khandelwal 6500

    Prieš mėn

    4:11 Ears be like - *It's a good day for us*

  64. 74HiTzErSTriKE47


    Prieš mėn

    4:35 They had us in the first half, not gonna lie

  65. Electronik-FArts


    Prieš mėn

    so regarding the camera. i think its best to have just one good camera with one good lens. and maybe latest hardware.

  66. Electronik-FArts


    Prieš mėn

    well well well. im someone who buys gaming phones for a living and i might just buy this because of its modularity repairability and possible upgradability.

  67. Andrey Petrov

    Andrey Petrov

    Prieš mėn

    I can literally buy FOUR phones with same level spec for price of this shit.

  68. Tiger Tobi

    Tiger Tobi

    Prieš mėn

    Check Out the Shift Phone

  69. teopini


    Prieš mėn

    this is literally something we could do just 4 or 5 years ago. F***ing programed obscolence

  70. Encalagon


    Prieš mėn

    Probably make a decent work phone. If it had a better chipset I'd buy it for emulation but just no use for it rn :( hope it does well though I love the idea.

  71. Nicholas Seaks

    Nicholas Seaks

    Prieš mėn

    That took the 6 hardness tool really well

  72. DaDolphinPlayz


    Prieš mėn

    i would actualy buy this i dont want to use the newest phones cus why the hell would i buy another phone each year and if a new version comes out you can just get the parts you want

  73. Sudhakar N

    Sudhakar N

    Prieš mėn

    It's almost look like blackberry Z10 assembly

  74. Jan-Paul Fajta

    Jan-Paul Fajta

    Prieš mėn

    It hurts to see you damaging a perfectly good phone. But I am impressed by the phone, and if this helps to spread the good word of waste reduction, so be it 😃

  75. tormenmashi_


    Prieš mėn

    if it werent ugly as hell i would buy one

  76. Womble


    Prieš mėn

    Fairly cool

  77. Owen Garton

    Owen Garton

    Prieš mėn

    Perfect for people that use mobiles for work imo. Business can buy it and keep it between employees too.

  78. Vũ Hà

    Vũ Hà

    Prieš mėn

    i have a feeling that thí type of phone can be the future of this technology scence, which leaning toward the computers scence

  79. Jarskagamer 5428

    Jarskagamer 5428

    Prieš mėn

    Damn, I'm late.

  80. John Michael Cruz

    John Michael Cruz

    Prieš 2 mėnesius

    Thats a very good concept

  81. Kori Amanah

    Kori Amanah

    Prieš 2 mėnesius

    Oh this reminds me of Project Ara. I've been waiting for it to come out but apparently google gave up of it.

  82. - Kaspies -

    - Kaspies -

    Prieš 2 mėnesius

    If they could get less bezel, I’d buy it. I need a good phone that still has a removable battery

  83. NotABerger _

    NotABerger _

    Prieš 2 mėnesius

    I think they should try to make it more modern because a $500 dollar phone should have things like multiple cameras and less bezels on the screen. Really the only two things that break on most phones are batteries and screens, and I think that they could make a version of this phone that makes both of those things very easily replaceable while still maintaining a more modern feature set.

  84. puneeth TITAN

    puneeth TITAN

    Prieš 2 mėnesius

    Better than rog phone i guess

  85. Dr_b_


    Prieš 2 mėnesius

    Major cell phone manufacturer could make an exceptional repairable phone and it would be a marketing highlight

  86. G S

    G S

    Prieš 2 mėnesius

    Amazing phone. Better than apple or other expensive phones

  87. Waldherz FeuerClan

    Waldherz FeuerClan

    Prieš 2 mėnesius

    Doesnt include charger to reduce waste. Forces you to order a seperate charger with seperate extra packaging and waste produced by delivery. Yea no.

  88. Felix Ludwig

    Felix Ludwig

    Prieš 2 mėnesius

    My wife owned one. sadly she was annoyed by the poor performance pretty quickly.

  89. Vitali Lorenz

    Vitali Lorenz

    Prieš 2 mėnesius

    Need also a Faircar, Fairfridge, Fairoven, Fairvacuum and so on...

  90. yahya alfalah

    yahya alfalah

    Prieš 2 mėnesius

    This is the only phone that I didn't care about it when you starts scratching the frame.

  91. Rajneesh


    Prieš 2 mėnesius

    It actually looks cool

  92. Kevin x

    Kevin x

    Prieš 2 mėnesius

    One camera is fine just make it better and add a better screen and a faster CPU more RAM more memory. I would pay a thousand dollars knowing I can replace everything that goes bad for the next 10 years.

  93. bigMak


    Prieš 2 mėnesius

    It's cool, but I'd be anxious about accidentally breaking it. They should make the next one out of metla

  94. bigMak


    Prieš 2 mėnesius

    It's cool, but I'd be anxious about accidentally breaking it. They should make the next one out of metla

  95. Jens Nitschke

    Jens Nitschke

    Prieš 2 mėnesius

    Watching this on my Fairphone 3+ makes me look for a thumbs up on the back :D

  96. Poke12Gauge


    Prieš 2 mėnesius

    See this is how phones should be looks like this could be a new backup

  97. Vincent Fernandez

    Vincent Fernandez

    Prieš 2 mėnesius

    now you can back only the back panel and the side cover and like new again....

  98. Logiarhythm


    Prieš 2 mėnesius

    I'm always unlucky with the release dates of these phones being only one or two years after I bought another phone. So when they got released, I already had a decent working phone (especially now with Blackberry KeyOne Black from 2018), and when I needed a new one the last generation of Fairphones is slightly outdated (about in last quarter of production cycle). For now I just hope my Blackberry is going to last some more years! btw this channel helped making my decision on it ;)

  99. BoostOrDie


    Prieš 2 mėnesius

    Now all manufacturers need to come to stabdarts agreement and we can build our own phones.

  100. Pulasthi Keragala

    Pulasthi Keragala

    Prieš 2 mėnesius

    Wish it was priced much lower, more in the $200-$300 kinda range