UK’s WileyFox wades into the cheap Android battle


The affordable OnePlus 2 is one of the most exciting Android phones to debut this year, but now it could be facing competition from a new UK upstart, WileyFox.

WileyFox announced Tuesday the launch of two new Android phones, the £199 ($313) Storm and the £129 ($203) Swift, promising a revolution in smartphones. It’s phones will run the open-source Cyanogen OS, which will give users great customization of apps and security. In other words, no bloatware.

The flagship Storm comes with 32GB of onboard storage (expandable to 128GB via microSD card) and 3GB of RAM. It has a 5.5-inch screen with a resolution of 1,920 x 1,080 pixels, which is pretty much identical to the OnePlus 2. Also like the OnePlus 2 is the Storm’s employment of the nearly ubiquitous Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset, though the OnePlus is slightly faster with a 1.8GHz processing speed to the Storm’s 1.5 GHz. …

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