Wileyfox, a UK-based startup, has unveiled two Cyanogen 12.1 OS powered smartphones Swift and Storm in London and priced them at Â£129 (approx Rs 13.344) and Â£199 (approx Rs 20,585) respectively.
Cyanogen OS is a custom build operating system over Android operating system and currently smartphones from Micromax Yu and OnePlus One are running on it. The beauty of CyanogenOS is that it offer a lot of customisation and security features in the hand of mobile users.
The Wileyfox Swift features a 5-inch 720p HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 coating. It is powered by 64-bit 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor backed by a 2GB of RAM.
Swift sports a 13-megapixel rear camera and 5-megapixel front-facing camera. On the storage front, the phone offers 16 GB of internal storage which is further expandable up to 32 GB via a micro SD card slot. It has a 2500mAh removable battery that claims to offer talk time of 8 hours and standby time of 200 hours on 3G network
On the connectivity front, it supports 4G, Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, and GPS with AGPS. Wileyfox Swift measures 141.15 x 71 x 9.37mm and weighs 135 grams.
Interestingly, Swift’s specifications are quite similar to the Moto G (3rd Gen) and also falls in the same price bracket.
On the other hand, Wileyfox Storm features a larger 5.5-inch display with a full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels (400ppi) and packs a more powerful 64-bit 1.5 GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor backed up by 3 GB of RAM.
Wileyfox Storm sports a 20-megapixel auto focus rear camera LED flash and a 8-megapixel camera with LED flash in the front too. On the storage front, the phone offers 32 GB of internal storage which is further expandable up to128 GB via a micro SD card slot. It has a 2500mAh non-removable battery. On the connectivity front, it includes 4G, Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, and GPS with AGPS/GLONASS. This handset measures 155.6 x 77.3 x 9.2 mm and weighs 155 grams.