The Swift Wileyfox jumps over the lazy brown dog

I got a new phone today!

I’ve been with Windows Phone (WP) for a while, but it was becoming glaringly obvious that they were very out of sync with iOS and Android due to a lack of apps. Instagram is still in beta, Pinterest doesn’t even exist and there are few decent games available. I so desperately wanted WP to catch up, as their handsets are brilliant and the OS itself is lovely to use, but I’ve given up.

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I’m now the proud owner of a Wileyfox Swift, which it seems no one has heard of! Wileyfox are a British manufacturer and the Swift is the model. It runs on Cyanogen, which is a modified version of the Android OS. I’ve been playing with this phone since about 7pm and I’m in love. Its a wonderful device that is sleek and comfortable to hold (despite being noticeably larger than my old Lumia 820), and the OS is slick and quick to respond.

I cannot tell you how nice it is to have all the apps I want, logged in and ready to use. If I want to ‘pin’ something, I can. If I want to browse some games there are plenty to choose from. If I want to write my blog from my phone, its super simple and doesn’t mess me around because there’s an app for it!

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My only niggle is that importing my contacts has been a kerfuffle and I’m leaving it a mess for now.

I left Android in 2012 out of frustration (which I now know was the handset) and now I couldn’t be happier. Thumbs up from me for the Wileyfox Swift and the Cyanogen OS.

-TFAS

P.S. Theres no tilda (the wiggly line I use) or justification tool in WordPress!

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