New Delhi: Indian smartphone manufacturer Ringing Bells has unveiled the world’s cheapest smartphone Freedom 251, which runs on Android Lollipop 5.1, clocks 1.3 GHz, and has the needful 1GB RAM and 8GB internal memory — all at an unbelievable price of Rs. 251.
Ringing Bells had earlier announced that the Freedom 251 will be priced at "less than Rs. 500". However, their official website has now made it public that the smartphone will be made available at Rs. 251; the bookings for the same will begin from 6 am on Thursday.
The Noida-based company, which the broader masses were unaware of until now, has announced that the revolutionary smartphone has been made 'with immense support' from the Indian government, NDTV Gadgets 360 reported.
Going through with the ‘Make in India’ program of Narendra Modi government, the smartphone manufacturer envisages to take it to the grassroot level.
"Empower citizens, even in the remotest rural and semi-urban centres of India, with the latest in digital technology at incredible affordable prices and cascade knowledge, news and current issues so that all experience the confidence of inclusive growth and equal opportunity - In short, innovative solutions for a Brighter tomorrow," states the vision of company.
The 4-inch smartphone comes with 3.2MP AF Rear Camera and .3MP Front camera, 1.3 GHz Quadcore Processor, 1GB RAM and 8GB internal memory, which is expandable up to 32GB via a microSD card.
The company offers a one-year warranty for the device, 6 months on the battery and charger, and 3 months for the earphone from the date of purchase.
It comes preloaded with Twitter, Facebook, WhatsApp, Google applications Youtube and Play Store, and several government applications such as Women Safety, Swachh Bharat, Fisherman, Farmer and Medical.
The official launch of the smartphone Freedom 251 is scheduled on Wednesday evening, which is to be launched by Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar.
By: Mayank Mohanti