Noida-based Smartphone manufacturing company Ringing Bells had announced earlier that the Freedom 251 will be priced at “less than Rs. 500”. But the manufacturers confirmed that the smartphone will be priced at Rs. 251 (less than $4). It will be available to order from a dedicated website starting 6:00 AM tomorrow (February 18).
The Freedom 251 booking will be officially unveiled in New Delhi on Wednesday evening at an event that will be presided over by Dr Murli Manohar Joshi, MP, with the Union Defence Minister Sri Manohar Parrikar as the Chief Guest.
The device will be available for booking via www.freedom251.com starting from February 18th, 6:00 AM and the window will be open till February 21, 8:00 PM. The device will be available in only white colour.
Ringing Bells Freedom 251 Specifications:
- 4-inch (960 x 540 pixels) qHD IPS display
- 3GHz quad-core processor
- 1GB RAM, 8GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 32GB with microSD
- Android 5.1 (Lollipop)
- 2MP rear camera
- 3MP front-facing camera
- 3G,WiFi 802.11 b/g/n and Bluetooth, GPS
- 1450mAh battery
Earlier, Ringing Bells has also launched the cheapest 4G smartphone called Smart 101 priced at Rs 2,999. The device is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor and sports a 5-inch display with 960×480 pixels resolution. The device flaunts an 8MP rear camera with LED flash and a 3.2MP front camera. The company has introduced both the handsets as part of the Make In India initiative of the Indian government.