Wileyfox Swift 2 X Specifications: Its Most Expensive Smartphone At £219

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Wileyfox Swift 2 X Specifications: Its Most Expensive Smartphone At £219: Wileyfox, a British smartphone manufacturer, has launched a pair of value smartphones last year named WileyFox Storm and WileyFox Swift. After a huge success of Swift smartphone, they added two more smartphones- Swift 2 and Swift 2 Plus. Expanding its Swift lineup Wileyfox has just announced a new handset dubbed as Swift 2 X. As said by the TrustedReviews, “It’s one of the best-looking and nicest-feeling budget handsets I’ve tried in some time” and given it a 5-star rating.

The Wileyfox Swift 2 X smartphone will cost 219 pounds (USD216), which makes it the most expensive smartphone from Wileyfox. Wileyfox has always concentrated on the low-budget market and kept prices low. So why the high price band this time? Well, these are the high-end specs of Swift 2X smartphone which made it expensive. The main highlights of this handset are bigger & Full HD Display, large RAM, boosted battery capacity, NFC and much more. Let us discuss Wileyfox Swift 2X specifications, key features and pros cons in detail.

Wileyfox Swift 2 XWileyfox Swift 2 X Specifications: Its Most Expensive Smartphone At £219

Most of the features of Wileyfox Swift 2 X are same as that of previous models in Swift series with a few upgradations. If we talk about design, it’s almost same with a slightly thinner frame. Swift 2X is installed with a bigger 5.2-inch display and with much better resolution at 1,920 x 1,080 pixels as compared to Swift 2 Plus. It is powered by a 64-bit 1.4GHz Octa-core Snapdragon 430 CPU coupled with 3GB of RAM. Big memory storage is another advantage of Wileyfox Swift 2X as it has internal memory of 32GB expandable up to 128GB via MicroSD card.

The Swift 2X features a 16-megapixel main camera with Samsung sensor and 8-megapixel front selfie shooter. The handset gets its juice from a 3,010mAh battery which is bigger than the prior Swift family. Other highlights of Swift 2X are fingerprint sensor on the back panel, USB Type-C, NFC, and QuickCharge support.Wileyfox Swift 2 X

The body of Swift 2 X is also made of aircraft grade aluminum and brilliantly crafted with comfortable curves. It is available only in one color- bluish black “Midnight” colour. This device seems to have a better White Balance performance as compared to the rest of Swift family. In the case of OS, it will run on Cyanogen OS 13.1 based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. But there is a catch! If you are aware the company behind Cyanogen had shut down last year. But Wileyfox said that it will not impact the updates and they will soon release the transition for its all devices to Android v7.0 Nougat.Wileyfox Swift 2 X

Wileyfox Swift 2 X Specifications and Price

Let us have a look on Wileyfox Swift 2 X Specifications and Price in tabular form:

Model Wileyfox Swift 2 X
Operating System Cyanogen OS 13.1 (based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow)
Processor 64-bit 1.4GHz Octa-core Snapdragon 430 CPU+Adreno 505 GPU
Internal Memory 32GB
2G Yes
3G Yes
4G-LTE Yes
Display 5.2-inch multi-touchscreen
Screen Resolution 1,920 x 1,080 pixels
SIM support Dual SIM
Camera 16MP rear camera & 8MP front camera
Video Recording HD (720p)
Other Camera Features LED flash, phase-detection autofocus (PDAF), touch focus, face detection
Connectivity WiFi, WiFi hotspot, Bluetooth, GPS, and USB Type-C
Colour bluish black “Midnight”
Launch Date January 2017
Expected Price £219 or $216

Wileyfox Swift 2 X

Wileyfox Swift 2 X Key features


  • 5.2-inch Full HD (424ppi) IPS display
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 CPU
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB storage
  • 3,010mAh battery
  • NFC
  • USB-C

Wileyfox Swift 2 X Pros Cons

  • High-resolution display
  • Big RAM
  • Expandable large inbuilt storage
  • USB Type-C support
  • Cheap price
  • Adequate battery capacity
  • Only one colour option


Wileyfox has always put all efforts into the low-budget segment and appears to be successful in achieving the goal. But we have to wait to see if Wileyfox’s Swift 2 X device will maintain the success rate.

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