Wileyfox Storm

64
Engadget
Score
64

A forgettable product. It isn't bad, exactly, but also doesn't do anything particularly well.

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Score Breakdown

 
7.4
Average Critic Score

Reception and call quality

9.0
 

Display

8.0
 

Battery life

5.2
 

Camera

6.6
 

Ease of use

7.7
 

Design and form factor

7.4
 

Portability (size / weight)

8.0
 

Media support

8.0
 

Durability

8.0
 

Ecosystem (apps, accessories, etc.)

7.3
 
 
7
PC Advisor
Overall the Wileyfox Storm is a decent phone for under £200 and has a upgraded compared to the cheaper Swift model. However, poor battery life and a disappointing camera mean we actually prefer the Swift.
 
7
TrustedReviews
A good value, yet hardly exciting, smartphone. The Storm packs the specs, but it doesn’t always feel like it’s using them to full advantage.
 
8
TechRadar
With a great screen, snappy performance, refreshing OS and a strong camera the Wileyfox Storm is an excellent option for power users and more casual users alike at the price. Yet, with average battery life, it isn't quite perfect.
 
8
9to5Google
As an all-round experience, the phone offers a great deal for £200. But it’s not without its competition. ... if you like the design, and are a fan of Cyanogen OS, you’ll not find many phones better than the Wileyfox Storm.
 
6
Expert Reviews
The WileyFox Storm's flaws outweigh its advantages. It might be fast with a customisable operating system, but its display, battery life and camera are no match for the Moto X Play, or indeed the Sony Xperia M4 Aqua.
 
8
The Register
It takes plenty of gumption to go head to head with giants like Lenovo and Sony, but if Wileyfox can take the Shenzhen manufacturing phenomenon and put a British face on it, the future is going to be interesting.
 
8
Stuff
A large-screen bargain buster that's only let down by its battery life.