Photos: Making the world's first fair trade smartphone

Comparing to an iPhone

A Fairphone employee holds up an iPhone in comparison to Fairphone prototype during a design challenge bootcamp the company held.

SEE: The gadget with a conscience: How Fairphone crowdfunded its way to an industry-changing smartphone

Image: Fairphone

By Lyndsey Gilpin

Lyndsey Gilpin is a former Staff Writer for TechRepublic, covering sustainability and entrepreneurship. She's co-author of the book Follow the Geeks.