Ringing Bells has launched Freedom 251, the world’s cheapest Android smartphone in India for Rs. 251 ($3.7). The phone features a 4-inch WVGA IPS display, 1.3GHz Quad-core processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB internal storage, 3.2 MP rear camera, 0.3MP front-facing camera, 1450 mAh battery, 3G connectivity, dual SIM, etc. and it runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop.
You can register for the Rs. 251 ‘Freedom 251’ Android smartphone from tomorrow 6 AM onwards (February 18, 2016) and it is expected that the device will be shipped by June 30, 2016. Below is what we already know about the Freedom 251 smartphone – its specifications and features.
For your information, the Freedom 251 smartphone is likely to be launched as part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Make in India’ campaign and his vision for ‘Empowering India to the last person, transforming India’s growth story’. However, the question here is how Ringing Bells can bring this device at this price – may the government will be subsidizing it?
Cheap Android devices have had a terrible reputation over the years, mainly because of the performance. Does Freedom 251 can overcome this? Let us see what are the main specs and features of Ringing Bells Freedom 251.
Display: 4-Inch (960 x 540 pixels) qHD IPS display
Processor: 1.3 GHz Quad Core
Internal Storage: 8GB (expandable up to 32GB)
OS: Android 5.1 (Lollipop)
Camera: 3.2MP rear camera and 0.3MP VGA front-facing camera
Connectivity: 3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n and Bluetooth, GPS, Dual Sim
Battery: 1450mAh battery
Pre-Installed Apps: Women Safety, Swachh Bharat, Fisherman, Farmer, Medical, Google Play, WhatsApp, Facebook, and YouTube.
Price and Availability: The phone will available in white color with one-year manufacturer’s warranty. It costs only Rs. 251 and likely to ship by June 30, 2016. You can pre-order the device starting from 6AM on February 18th at manufacturer’s website [HERE]. (Source)