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Wileyfox Swift smartphone with Cyanogen OS announced for USD 202

Wileyfox, a new entrant in the smartphone market has announced two new mobile devices – the Wileyfox Storm and Wileyfox Swift. The company is based out of UK. Lets check out the specifications of Swift here.


Wileyfox Swift Specifications

The Wileyfox Swift features a 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS fully laminated display, which is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. It is powered by a 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 (MSM8916) 64-bit processor along with Adreno 306 GPU. It has 2 GB of RAM and comes with 16 internal storage that can be expanded up to 32 GB via microSD card. The device runs on Cyanogen OS 12.1 based on Android 5.1 Lollipop. It has new features like PIN scramble option which will allow you to move the numbers on the keyboard around, Blocked Caller List and granular control that will let you select which apps get access to your personal data.

The Swift comes with a 13 megapixel rear camera with dual LED flash and Samsung S5K3M2 sensor. On the front, there is a 5 megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video calling. The smartphone is 9.37 mm thick and weighs 135 grams. It supports Dual SIM, and has a 3.5 mm audio jack along with FM Radio.

The Wileyfox Swift includes 4G LTE (Band: 800/1800/2600 MHz), 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS as connectivity options. The phablet packs in a 2,500 mAh non-removable battery under the hood.

The Wileyfox Swift is available in Sandstone Black colour and has been priced at £129 (US $202 / INR Rs 13,400 approximately). Consumers can pre-order it from the official website starting this week across Europe and the UK. It will start shipping from September 22. It will also sell on Amazon, eBay, JD, Souq, Expansys and Clove. Check out its elder brother, Wileyfox Storm as well.

Lenovo-backed ZUK also announced the International variant of ZUK Z1 running on Cyanogen OS that will be available globally from mid-October.

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