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Wileyfox Swift Series

Wileyfox Swift 2 XProcessor: unknown, Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
Graphics Adapter: Qualcomm Adreno 505
Display: 5 inch, 5.2 inch
Weight: 0.155kg, 0.158kg
Price: 200, 300 euro
Average Score: 78.75% - good
Average of 24 scores (from 42 reviews)
price: 71%, performance: 78%, features: 73%, display: 72%
mobility: 66%, workmanship: 77%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

 

Wileyfox Swift 2 Plus

Wileyfox Swift 2 Plus is an affordable smartphone with good hardware performance. Wileyfox is offering a full range of the most desirable smartphone features at a surprisingly affordable price with the Swift 2 and Swift 2 Plus. The Plus model is a bit more expensive than the standard Swift 2 but offers more memory and storage as well as an updated camera. For design, the Wileyfox Swift 2 Plus features a great design with chamfered corners and curvaceous rears. it has a chunky metallic frame complete with chamfered edging which looks very similar to some of the high-end smartphone such as the HTC 10. However, Wileyfox’s cut-price handset doesn’t have the exact same premium finish, with more joints and cracks for the dust to settle inside.  Users will get a 5-inch 720p display packed into the Wileyfox Swift 2 Plus. The 1280x720 resolution is good enough for the casual user. It has strong contrast levels too with deep blacks and clean whites so that image reproduction will turn out vivid and rich in colour.
Besides that, the Wileyfox Swift 2 Plus also features a handy LiveDisplay mode, which is alike Apple’s Night Shift mode which is available for its iPhones and Macbooks. It can filter out blue light after sunset for a more comfortable viewing experience. However, it is not possible to manually adjust the brightness and colour mode when the LiveDisplay mode is activated which is not flexible enough. With the Swift 2 Plus you get 32GB of built-in storage space with 24GB remaining space for apps, media and so on. The storage can be expanded by slipping in a microSD memory card for more storage space. A simple octa-core Snapdragon 430 chipset is stuffed inside the Swift 2 Plus and for everyday running it seems up to the job. It is paired with 3GB of RAM for optimised multitasking experience. On the back of the Wileyfox Swift 2 Plus, there is a 16-megapixel snapper with dual-LED flash, a step up from the standard Swift 2’s 13-megapixel camera. There are a number of different camera modes, which can be flipped between with a flick of the finger, as well as some basic manual controls, but auto mode does the job in the majority of cases. The user can shoot up to Full HD video with the camera too. As for the front camera, the 8-megapixel front-facing camera does a solid job with selfies. As for battery life, it has a 2700mAh battery in the smartphone with Quick Charge 3.0 support. With Quick Charge, it can charge the battery to full in just under an hour and a half. The Wileyfox Swift 2 Plus come with a fingerprint sensor mounted on the back. The operating system for this smartphone is Cyanogen OS version 13.1 which sat on top of Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow.
Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

Specifications

Wileyfox Swift 2 PlusNotebook: Wileyfox Swift 2 Plus
Processor: unknown
Graphics Adapter: Qualcomm Adreno 505
Display: 5 inch, 16:9, 1280 x 720 pixels
Weight: 0.158kg
Price: 200 euro
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Average Score: 78.33% - good
Average of 15 scores (from 20 reviews)

 

Wileyfox Swift 2 Plus with Add-X: Making a budget handset even cheaper
Source: Zdnet.com English
The list of ads and offers seems to be powered by a third party and we'd like to see Wileyfox police things much better to remove these reminders of the less appealing side of online ads, because otherwise this is a clever way of bringing down the price of handsets without locking you into a contract.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/03/2018
80% Wileyfox Swift 2 Plus review
Source: PC Advisor English
Overall, we enjoy the Wileyfox Swift 2 Plus. It's an all-rounder, with features you'd expect from a flagship such as its fingerprint sensor and gorgeous design. But when you dig deeper you notice the flaws that better reflect its price tag, which is a bit of a shame. Closer inspection of its design shows that it's a bit rough around the edges, and the screen quality and battery life are beaten by similarly priced rivals. Therefore it's a tricky one to offer a solid verdict on. For the price, you're getting a good phone that looks deceivingly premium, but you could opt for the Moto G5 for a better screen and similar overall features at a lower price.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/30/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
86% Wileyfox Swift 2 Plus – Review
Source: Cool Smartphone English
Overall though, the spec is very good for the price, the design is decent enough and the phone will be a good solution for many who don’t want to spend several hundred pounds on their next smartphone.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/17/2017
Rating: Total score: 86% price: 89% workmanship: 85%
80% Wileyfox Swift 2 Plus
Source: Gadgetspeak English
As stated by unit I used was silver grey and black but I see from the Wileyfox site that it is also available in Gold.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/30/2017
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 60% performance: 80% workmanship: 80%
60% WileyFox Swift 2 Plus Review: The shininess is skin deep
Source: Toptenreviews English
WileyFox’s Swift was a fairly decent smartphone designed and marketed in the UK, although inevitably made in China. The company has continued to release new models, including the less impressive Spark X. Now the Swift is back as the Swift 2 and this enhanced version, the 2 Plus. It’s the same size, a modest five inches, but with a higher-resolution camera and twice the storage.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/22/2016
Rating: Total score: 60%
80% Wileyfox Swift 2 Plus review
Source: Stuff TV English
The G4 Plus does have a bigger battery, faster processor, and bigger screen with higher resolution – only it’s much bigger and less of a more comfortable fit in the hand, with less of a premium look.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/20/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
90% Wileyfox Swift 2 Plus Review: In Depth
Source: Recombu English
The Swift 2 Plus is a fantastic follow-up phone, building on the solid foundations of the original Swift and giving us an improved camera experience, fingerprint security and Quick Charge support. If you’re on a budget, this is definitely a worthy rival to the Moto G4 and G4 Plus.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/11/2016
Rating: Total score: 90%
68% Wileyfox Swift 2 Plus
Source: Chinahandys.net German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/22/2018
Rating: Total score: 68% performance: 80% display: 70% mobility: 40% workmanship: 90%
80% Wileyfox Swift 2 Plus
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/22/2016
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 89% features: 73% display: 76% mobility: 75%
Wileyfox spart an den wichtigsten Komponenten
Source: WinFuture German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/04/2016
70% Análisis del Wileyfox Swift 2 Plus
Source: Movil Zona Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/12/2017
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 70% performance: 70% display: 60% mobility: 50% workmanship: 70%
Prueba Wileyfox Swift Plus 2, trono de gama media
Source: Zona Movilidad Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Nice design; low price; high autonomy.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/25/2017
71% Recensione Wileyfox Swift 2 Plus
Source: Andrea Galeazzi Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/03/2017
Rating: Total score: 71% price: 60% mobility: 60% workmanship: 60%
80% Wileyfox Swift 2 Plus review: neemt Nougat-update serieus
Source: All About Phones Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/12/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Wileyfox Swift 2 Plus review: stapje te ver
Source: All About Phones Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/20/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
100% Wileyfox Swift 2 Plus - Overtuigende middenklasser
Source: Computer Totaal Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/17/2016
Rating: Total score: 100%
Review Wileyfox Swift 2 Plus: middenklasser levert waar voor zijn geld
Source: AndroidWorld.nl Dutch NL→EN
Positive: Metal case; good price; long battery life.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/18/2017
70% Test Du Wileyfox Swift 2 Plus, Un Smartphone Compact Sous Cyanogenos
Source: Frandroid French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/24/2016
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 70% display: 70% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
80% Самый быстрый недорогой смартфон. Обзор Wileyfox Swift 2 Plus
Source: Ferra.ru RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/11/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
Тест-обзор Wileyfox Swift 2 Plus: быстрый и доступный
Source: Yamobi RU→EN
Positive: Nice screen; fast fingerprint reader; good cameras. Negative: Short battery life.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/06/2017

 

Wileyfox Swift 2

Specifications

Wileyfox Swift 2Notebook: Wileyfox Swift 2
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
Graphics Adapter: Qualcomm Adreno 505
Display: 5 inch, 16:9, 1280 x 720 pixels
Weight: 0.155kg
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Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 7 reviews)

 

80% Wileyfox Swift 2 review
Source: Techradar English
With a packed feature list, solid performance and a very reasonable price point, Wileyfox's new Swift model is a recommended option if you're shopping for an Android smartphone on a limited budget.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/02/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Wileyfox Swift 2 review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The Wileyfox Swift 2 isn't quite as good as the Motorola Moto G4 in several respects. Its screen isn’t as big or sharp, and the camera is less reliable and often produces significantly worse photos.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/24/2016
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 80% display: 70% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
Wileyfox Swift 2 phones
Source: Gadgetspeak English
At the recent launch of two new smartphones, the Swift 2 and the Swift 2 Plus, Wileyfox let slip, either by accident or design, details of a third phone, the Swift 2 X.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/04/2016
Wileyfox Swift 2 Hands-On Review
Source: Gear Open English
The metal body is nice, and the moderate size will likely suit a lot more people than the hulking Moto G4. It’s also nice to see features like Quick Charge 3.0, USB-C and a fingerprint scanner trickle down already to the lower range.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/03/2016
Тест-обзор Wileyfox Swift 2
Source: Yamobi RU→EN
Positive: Nice screen; great built quality; support LTE; fast fingerprint sensor. Negative: Short battery life; poor cameras.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/26/2017
Обзор смартфона Wileyfox Swift 2: необычно, недорого
Source: Hitech Vesti RU→EN
Positive: Metal case; flexible fingerprint scanner; fast charge. Negative: Average performance; sim and microSD are on the same slot.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/16/2016
Обзор WILEYFOX SWIFT 2: стильный, мощный, зеленый0
Source: AndroidInsider.ru RU→EN
Positive: Impressive design; decent display; flexible fingerprint sensor; good speakers. Negative: Sim and microSD are on the same slot.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/06/2016

 

Wileyfox Swift 2 X

Specifications

Wileyfox Swift 2 XNotebook: Wileyfox Swift 2 X
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
Graphics Adapter: Qualcomm Adreno 505
Display: 5.2 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 0.155kg
Price: 300 euro
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Average Score: 79.29% - good
Average of 7 scores (from 15 reviews)

 

70% WileyFox Swift 2 X
Source: Gadgetspeak English
At the end of last year WileyFox launched two new SmartPhones, at the event it was let slip that another was soon to be launched, during terrible January weather it was launched and this is what it was all about a larger screen with higher resolution and a larger battery.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/27/2017
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 60% performance: 80% workmanship: 60%
WileyFox Swift 2X
Source: Toptenreviews English
At a lower price this might be worth considering, but the impressive screen doesn’t outweigh its shortcomings
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/04/2017
Wileyfox Swift 2 X review
Source: V3.co.uk English
With so many budget brands to choose from, Android fans are now in the privileged position of being able to be a little choosy - even demanding - with our lower-end phones. The Swift 2 X is good, but it's not as good as the Honor 6X, and that costs just £5 more.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/10/2017
80% Wileyfox Swift 2 X review
Source: Stuff TV English
1080p and a bigger battery make this the Wileyfox phone to go for, and even though the price has been bumped, it's still a great value mid-ranger
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/03/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Wileyfox Swift 2 X review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
A swish-looking smartphone that will meet light users’ needs, but don’t expect much from the camera.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/25/2017
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 70% display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
Wileyfox Swift 2 X preview: Cyanora custom software
Source: Pocket Lint English
On the whole, despite the concerns over the phone’s tendency to stutter and stall, the Swift 2 X seems a decent package. It has a nice design and build, the screen is bright and sharp, and the battery should be capable of getting the heaviest users through a work day.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/17/2017
Wileyfox Swift 2 X
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The Swift 2 X has a lot going for it. The use of metal makes it one of the nicest-looking budget phones I’ve tested in quite some time. Add to this its upgraded 1080p screen, fingerprint scanner and improved battery tech and the Swift X 2 has the chops to be one of the best budget handsets this year.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/12/2017
Hands on: Wileyfox Swift 2 X review
Source: Techradar English
Wileyfox has fine-tuned its affordable smartphone formula, and the Swift 2 X is further evidence that the British firm knows what it’s doing in the lower end of the market.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/11/2017
85% Complément au [TEST] du Wileyfox Swift 2X
Source: Mobi France French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/14/2017
Rating: Total score: 85%
80% [TEST] Wileyfox Swift 2X
Source: Mobi France French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/01/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% Test Du Wileyfox Swift 2X : Un Entrée De Gamme Solide
Source: Frandroid French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/20/2017
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 80% display: 80% mobility: 60% workmanship: 80%
90% Wileyfox Swift 2X - Растянутая, постройневшая и не похудевшая лисичка
Source: Helpix RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/07/2017
Rating: Total score: 90%
Обзор Wileyfox Swift 2 X. Хорошо сбалансированный смартфон с Cyanogen OS
Source: Mega Obzor RU→EN
Positive: Great built quality; nice display; good price. Negative: Short battery life.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/03/2017
Тест-обзор смартфона Wileyfox Swift 2X
Source: Yamobi RU→EN
Positive: Solid workmanship; nice display; support LTE; fast fingerprint sensor. Negative: Poor cameras; sim and microSD are on the same slot.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/30/2017
Смартфон Wileyfox Swift 2X: Обзор
Source: Product Test RU→EN
Positive: Solid workmanship; long battery life; quick charge. Negative: Sim and microSD are on the same slot; low performance.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/21/2017

 

Comment

Wileyfox:
Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

Qualcomm Adreno 505: » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
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Qualcomm Snapdragon:

430: Lower mainstream octa-core ARM Cortex-A53 SoC clocked at up to 1.4 GHz and the Adreno 505 GPU, a DDR3L-1600 memory controller as well as an X6 LTE (Cat. 4) modem.
» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

0.155 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.

0.158 kg:


78.75%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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