Freedom 251: India’s cheapest Android smartphone launched at Rs 251

Freedom 251 from Ringing Bells costs just Rs 251 and comes with a 4-inch screen. Bookings are now open.

By: Tech Desk | New Delhi | Updated: February 18, 2016 10:54 pm
Ringing Bells, Freedom 251, cheapest smartphone, Make in India, Smartphones, cheap smartphone, smartphone under 1000, Freedom 251 price, Freedom 251 specs, Freedom 251 features, technology, technology news Ringing Bells will launch India’s most affordable smartphone called Freedom 251 for a price of Rs 251 today.

Ringing Bells launched India’s most affordable smartphone called Freedom 251 for a price of Rs 251 on Wednesday.

The smartphone with a 4-inch WVGA resolution display, features a 1.3 Ghz quad-core processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB total storage space and a 3.2 megapixel camera on the back. It will have 0.3 megapixel camera on the front and has a 1450 mAh battery. This is dual-SIM 3G capable phone.

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Bookings for the Freedom 251 started on Thursday February 18 at 6 am and will last till February 21 8.00 pm. However, people who logged on to freedom251.com complained that not all transactions where going through. In fact, the site itself crashed for sometime in the morning.

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The launch is in line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision for “empowering India to the last person, transforming India’s growth story”, the Noida-based company said. “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.

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Last year, DataWind had announced that it is teaming up with Anil Ambani-owned Reliance Communications (RCOM) to launch the world’s most affordable smartphone, priced at Rs 999. The phone is yet to hit the market.

Established last year, Ringing Bells will start with the assembly of handsets in Phase-I and aims at full indigenous development of the feature-rich smartphones, it said. It did not disclose any other details about manufacturing, products and pricing.

A new entrant in the Indian mobile phone market, Ringing Bells had launched one of India’s cheapest 4G smartphone at Rs 2,999, recently. It has launched two other feature phones in the market.

India, one of the fastest growing smartphone markets globally, is poised to overtake the US as the second-largest market in next few years. In the last few months, global smartphone makers, including the likes of Xiaomi, Motorola and Gionee have commenced assembling their handsets in India, where the government is pushing local manufacturing through its Make in India initiative.

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    Devi Prasad
    Jan 7, 2017 at 5:39 am
    Please give me a phone
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      Mar 4, 2017 at 8:39 am
      please send me one
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                Feb 19, 2016 at 9:05 am
                See what people of India think about Freedom 251. Analyze sentiments.#freedom251 Is the Rs.251 phone really upto the mark? Do you think Freedom 251 phone is going to be a giant scam?
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                  Ketan
                  Feb 17, 2016 at 5:15 pm
                  Will the Rs. 251 smartphone be upto the mark? #Freedom251
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                    Prakash G
                    Feb 18, 2016 at 5:51 am
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                      Feb 20, 2016 at 7:13 am
                      I want this phone
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                        hari
                        Feb 16, 2016 at 10:08 am
                        Its great and it shows india is the fastest growing economy in the world.
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                          Gunaseelan R
                          Feb 18, 2016 at 2:30 am
                          Good Mobile I want bought it...... My no:9787352480
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                            Feb 18, 2016 at 5:34 am
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                                Feb 18, 2016 at 8:24 am
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                                        hari shankar
                                        Feb 17, 2016 at 8:33 am
                                        Hari Shankar Bansal, Sir I wont 1 mobile set purchase FREEDOM 251 SMART PHONE. Pls book my order. my mobile no is 09826222928
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                                          Feb 18, 2016 at 12:35 am
                                          How it will get us tell us
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                                            suresh krishnan
                                            Feb 18, 2016 at 5:15 pm
                                            Akash Tablet ka chota bhai aya...Freedom 251....where is Akash Tab for 4000 that was launched with much fanfare and former Fin Mnst, P Chidambaram launched it....???
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