Freedom 251 World’s cheapest android phone launched @ INR 251 (under US $4)

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Freedom251 – World’s cheapest smartphone below $4 – Img Coutesy: Freedom251

Ringing Bells has launched the Freedom 251, as it had promised. This becomes the cheapest smartphone in India with good specifications. The company launched India’s cheapest 3G/4G compatible smartphone, Smart 101 at Rs. 2,999 recently. It has a 4-inch qHD display, is powered by 1.3GHz quad-core processor, has 1GB of RAM, comes with 3G connectivity and runs on Android 5.1 (Lollipop). It has a 3.2-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a VGA front-facing camera.

The company already said that ‘Freedom 251’ launch is in line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision for “empowering India to the last person, transforming India’s growth story”. The phone comes pre-loaded with several apps for Women Safety, Swachh Bharat, Framers, Fishermen and more.

Ringing Bells Freedom 251 Specification:

  • 4-inch (960 x 540 pixels) qHD IPS display
  • 1.3GHz quad-core processor
  • 1GB RAM, 8GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 32GB with microSD
  • Android 5.1 (Lollipop)
  • Dual SIM
  • 3.2MP rear camera with LED flash
  • 0.3MP front-facing camera
  • 3G,WiFi 802.11 b/g/n and Bluetooth, GPS
  • 1450mAh battery
  • The company offers 12-month warranty for the device, with 6 months on the battery and charger. The earphone will be covered for 3 months from the date of purchase. Ringing Bells has also made it clear that any defect arising due to liquid ingress (spillage) or physical abuse and normal wear and tear will not be covered under the warranty of the smartphone.

Preinstalled Apps:

  1. Women safety
  2. Swachh Bharat
  3. Fisherman
  4. Farmer
  5. Medical
  6. Facbook
  7. Twitter
  8. Whatsapp
  9. Google Play and many more.

The Ringing Bells Freedom 251 comes in white color and is priced at just Rs. 251. It comes with 1-year warranty and the company says that it has over 650 service centers across India. It will be available for order through starting from 6AM on February 18th till 21st February at 8PM and the phone will be delivered only by June 30th 2016. The official launch event will take place in Delhi later today.

How to buy:

Booking will begin from 18th February from 6AM onwards. Booking price of Rs. 251 (just under US $4) with shipping charge extra as applicable to the shipping area, this seems unbelievable. As per the info from the company website it seems like user has to pay online using Creditcard/Debitcard/Netbanking during the booking. It seems like everybody can buy this phone at this budget: delivery will be on or after 30th June 2016 as per the Company Website.

650+ Service centres

Booking open at 6.00 AM on 18 Feb 2016
Booking Ends at 8.00 PM on 21 Feb 2016
Delivery by 30 June 2016.

Visit Company website