New Delhi: Little known Nodia based, Ringing Bells is all set to disturb the booming handset market in the country by launching India’s most affordable smartphone ‘Freedom 251’ for just Rs 251.
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikkar will launch the smartphone ‘Freedom 251’ on February 17. “The phone will be popularly priced at under Rs 500… this event and launch stands as a true testimony of success of the latest initiatives taken by the Government of India,” according to a media invite sent by the firm.
Ringing Bells had announced earlier that the Freedom 251 will be priced at “less than Rs. 500”. But it has now confirmed that the smartphone will be priced at Rs. 251 (less than $4). At that price, it’s easily the most affordable smartphone in the world.
The website also lists important specifications of the Freedom 251: 4-inch display, 1.3GHz quad-core processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB internal storage (expandable up to 32GB), 3.2-megapixel back camera, 0.3-megapixel front camera, and a 1450mAh battery.
Online bookings for the Freedom 251 open on February 18 at 6am and close on 21 February at 8pm. The company says deliveries will be completed by 30th June 2016.