Wileyfox Cyanogen OS

The young British manufacturer wants to conquer the middle class with the alternative operating system cyanogen. That the Smartphone a bit reminiscent of OnePlus, is surely no coincidence.

The British brand of Wileyfox bring your cyanogen smartphones now also in Germany on the market. The entry-level Smartphone Swift and the

storm mid-range unit are first available at Amazon. The manufacturer calls for the swift 179 euro and 249 euros for the storm. On two smartphones, the alternative Android operating system running cyanogen OS in the current version 12.1.

Qualcomm chips

The storm is a 5.5 incher full HD display with around 400 ppi. The heart is a Snapdragon 615 Achtkerner Qualcomm 1.5 GHz, which are an Adreno 405 GPU and 3 GB of RAM to the page. There are 32 GB available for apps and files. The main camera with Sony Exmor sensor resolves with 20 megapixels. The tightly integrated battery makes 2500 mAh.

A 5-inch display with 1280 × 720 pixel (around 294 ppi) has the smaller swift. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 quad-core SoC with 1.2 GHz and the Adreno 306 graphics unit. Come to this 2 GB memory and 16 GB storage for apps and files. The main camera dissolves with 13 megapixels. The 2500 mAh battery can be taken out.

Both Smartphones have two SIM slots and a third slot for a micro SD. You spark the usual GSM/3G-Bändern and with up to 150 Mbit/s on the LTE frequency bands 800 MHz 1800 and 2600.

Regular updates

Wileyfox is a young British company is initially started with the two smartphones last autumn on the island. The manufacturer behind the same investors as Kazam, also British brand on demand after a solid Smartphone with an alternative operating system. In the UK, the Smartphones are available already since last year.

“Our customers are self-determining and security-conscious,” says Nick Muir, CEO of Wileyfox Europe. “They want control over their data.” Therefore, Wileyfox opted for cyanogen OS. The commercial offshoot of the CyanogenMod project promises regular updates, benefiting the owners of a Wileyfox to come.

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