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Wrapping my hands around the comfy metal Wileyfox Swift 2 X

The 5.2-inch display of the Wileyfox Swift 2 X makes this metal phone especially comfortable to hold.

Andrew Lanxon
Andrew is CNET's go-to guy for product coverage and lead photographer for Europe. When not testing the latest phones, he can normally be found with his camera in hand, behind his drums or eating his stash of home-cooked food. Sometimes all at once.
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The Swift 2 X sits at the top of London-based Wileyfox's phone range. It stuffs an octa-core processor, 3GB of RAM and a 16-megapixel camera into a 5.2-inch metal body.

It's a good lineup of specs and at only £220, direct from Wileyfox's website, it's affordable too.

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The display has a full HD 1,920x1,080-pixel resolution, which looks nice and crisp.

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There's a 16-megapixel camera on the back, right about the fingerprint scanner.

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It charges with USB-C.

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The Swift 2 X runs Android Marshmallow at its core.

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It's actually a Cyanogen version of Android -- it looks and acts pretty much the same, but with Cyanogen, you can customise the look of the interface a bit more.

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The app tray is spread out in a handy alphabetical order.

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I love the 5.2-inch size -- for my hands, it's really comfortable to hold.

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With the fingerprint scanner and NFC, you can use the Swift 2 X to make payments with Android Pay.

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