Wileyfox Swift 2 and Swift 2 Plus go official with CyanogenMod 13.1


Wileyfox Swift 2

Some of you may have heard of the British smartphone OEM Wileyfox (brand established in 2015), a company whose current CEO Nick Muir, worked as general manager at Motorola UK, and CMO Victoria Denman worked in the marketing management of Motorola and Microsoft. Wileyfox sells its smartphones online and they usually come out running CyanogenMod, a custom-made ROM based on Google’s mobile operating system — Android.

This week, Wileyfox announced a new smartphone dubbed Swift 2, which comes in two variants, including a ‘Plus’ model. Wileyfox Swift 2 and Swift 2 Plus run CyanogenOS 13.1 out of the box and come with the following hardware features:

Both phones feature premium aluminium body design, a 5-inch HD display covered by a sheet of Corning Gorilla Glass 3, they come equipped with Qualcomm’s octa-core Snapdragon 430 CPU clocked at 1.4GHz with Quick Charge 3.0 technology embedded, have 2 or 3 GB of RAM, 16 or 32GB of internal storage, 13MP main camera on the Swift 2, 16MP camera on the Plus version and there is an 8MP sensor at the front for taking selfies. The battery inside these two phones has 2,700 mAh capacity, its got a fingerprint reader and a USB Type-C port.


As for pricing details, the Swift 2 will cost 190 Euros, while the slightly better equipped Swift 2 phone will be sold at 220 Euro. Both will be available in Rose (Pink-ish), Gold and Midnight (dark grey) colours.

For further details please check Wileyfox’s website.