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Wileyfox Swift 2 Plus – Review

OK, first things you need to know. This, the Wileyfox Swift 2 Plus, is £189 on the Wileyfox website or (as I type) £164.99 on Amazon. SIM free in both places of course. It has a 5″ 1280×720 screen at 296 PPI with 2.5d Corning Gorilla Glass 3. …

Wileyfox chews out a Nougat upgrade

Well, this is a nice surprise to see from the London-based company: they’re on track with the big guns to update their existing handsets to Nougat. Not only that, but they’re going to be the first company outside of Google to update to Android 7.1.1. Even though my …

Wileyfox Spark X – Review

There was a time, not too long ago, when phones costing £139.99 were best avoided. “Android landfill” they used to call them. Cheap devices with a questionable build quality, a dire camera and wonky screen resolutions. Here, for your money you’re getting a completely network-free device with an …

Wileyfox launches three new Android smartphones

Just a few days ago we found our Wileyfox launch invite. It had arrived in a lovely shiny plastic envelope and we kinda assumed it was junk mail. Doah. Anyway, down in London Wileyfox went ahead without us. They even handed out Fox’s Biscuits. Geddit? Fox? Fox’s ? …

Black Friday – Wileyfox Swift dual SIM handset reduced

Whilst a £30 saving might not sound like much, when you consider that this phone was only £129.49 in the first place, the new £99.99 price-tag is really rather good. The handset has 4G connectivity, a 13 megapixel rear camera and a quad core Snapdragon 410 CPU. There’s also …

WileyFox Storm, available today!

Our review of the WileyFox Swift is coming soon (I promise!!) but in the mean time, you can now get your hands on their other device, the Storm! Going on sale today for £199, the Storm is their premium handset. Rocking the Snapdragon 615 Octa-core processor, 3GB of …

WileyFox will be swiftly available

Remember those two affordable handsets we talked about last week? The Swift and the Storm? The manufacturer, WileyFox, today announced a release date for the smaller of the two, the Swift. On the 22nd of September you’ll be able to buy the Swift directly from the WileyFox store …

Podcast 152 – Honor to the WileyFox

  Welcome to the Coolsmartphone Podcast episode 152. In this Episode John is joined by Gary and Podcast newcomer Mike to discuss: Mike’s experiences of SmartWatches The News from the Honor and WileyFox launch events including: The currently unnamed Honor Smart Band The WileyFox Swift and Storm How the …

WileyFox sneak up on us with affordable smartphones.

We’ve all heard the story, an impressive specification at a low price. Oppo does it, Honor does it, OnePlus does it… Now WileyFox do it too! This is the Storm, the ‘premium’ version. Rocking a Snapdragon 600 at 1.5GHz it will be relatively snappy. Helped by the 3GB …