Fairphone 3(+): Identify the Modules

The Fairphone 3(+) can support different modules.

The Fairphone 3 ships with a Top Module and Camera Module.
You can upgrade by replacing them with a Top+ Module (16MP) and Camera+ Module (48/12MP) modules (you will also have to update to the latest OS).

The Fairphone 3+ comes already with a Top+ Module and Camera+ Module.

Details of the modules:

Fairphone 3 Camera Module Fairphone 3(+) Camera+ Module
12MP Main camera 48MP (12MP output) Main camera 


Fairphone 3 Top Module Fairphone 3(+) Top+ Module
8MP Front camera 16MP Front camera


Visual differences

You can identify the modules by their aspect.
It's easy to distinguish them once you know what to look for.


Camera Module and Camera+ Module

The original Camera Module is entirely black (picture on the left).
The Camera+ Module has a light grey outline on the inner side of the glass. 




Top Module and Top+ module

The original Top Module is entirely black (picture on the left).
The Top+ Module has a light grey outline on the inner side of the glass.




Now, you can easily identify which module(s) you have!


If you are interested in upgrading your camera modules, or if you want to know more specifications,  check out our online store!

Before replacing your modules, always read our article about replacing modules.

In case you want to find the serial numbers and IMEI of your phone and modules, go to Fairphone 3(+): IMEI & Serial numbers of the phone and its modules.


If after reading the article you need more help, contact our Customer Support.