Ringing Bells has started with the second phase of deliveries for Freedom 251 smartphone. The company will deliver 65,000 units of the Rs 251 smartphone. Ringing Bells, which claims to have received 7.5 crore registrations for Freedom 251 from about 18 states in India, started with delivering 5,000 units in the first phase. “We have got over 2.8 crore registrations from UP and close to 2 crore from Bihar,” said Ringing Bells CEO Mohit Goel. Users who booked Freedom 251 will have to pay cash on delivery.
Ringing Bells says it started the deliveries with West Bengal, Haryana, Himachal, Bihar, Uttarakhand, New Delhi, Punjab, J&K, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. “We started the process of lottery few days back, and now are dispatching the units to the people. We are elated with the response that we have got for the delivered units. It gives us immense pleasure when we see the satisfied reactions of people who got more than they wished for in terms of quality of our low-cost product,” said spokesperson of Ringing Bells.
Ringing Bells Freedom 251 offers a 4-inch QHD IPS display. It is powered by a 1.3 Ghz quad-core processor, coupled with 1GB RAM and 8GB internal storage space (expandable up to 32GB). The battery is 1,450 mAh. It features a 3.2MP camera on the back and 0.3MP front camera. Freedom 251 s a dual SIM smartphone.
Ringing Bells said it will hold lucky draw for giving away Freedom 251 smartphone. Explaining how the lucky draw will work, Goel said: “We will give away 10,000 units in every state. We decided to hold a lucky draw because many people had registered for multiple phones. We want to bring it down to one phone per person.”
Ringing Bells had earlier said they received huge registrations from across India. Goel confirmed the company may or may not continue the delivery of 2 lakh units they promised. Ringing Bells is looking for support from the government to complete the delivery of 7.5 crore units of Freedom 251.