Ringing Bells Freedom 251 launched in India is the cheapest smartphone ever

Ringing Bells Freedom 251 has been launched in India today. It officially becomes the cheapest smartphone in India or maybe even the cheapest smartphone in the world. Lets check out the specifications of the device.


Ringing Bells Freedom 251 Specifications

The Ringing Bells Freedom 251 features a 4-inch (960 x 540 pixels) qHD IPS display. It is powered by a 1.3 GHz quad-core processor. It comes with 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage which can be expanded up to 32 GB via microSD card. The device runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop OS out of the box.

The Freedom 251 comes with a 3.2 megapixel rear primary camera. On the front, there is a 0.3 megapixel front-facing camera for selfies and video calling. It supports Single SIM only. According to Ringing Bells, ‘Freedom 251’ launch is in sync with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of “empowering India to the last person, transforming India’s growth story”. The handset comes with several pre-installed apps for Swachh Bharat, Framers, Women Safety, Fishermen and more.

The Freedom 251 includes 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth and GPS as connectivity options. The smartphone packs in a 1,450 mAh battery under the hood.


The Ringing Bells Freedom 251 is available in White color and has been priced at just Rs 251 in India. It comes with the usual 1 year warranty and according the company, they have over 650 service centers across the country. The device can be pre-ordered via the official website, starting from 6AM tomorrow (February 18) and it will start shipping from June 30, 2016.

The official launch event of the cheapest smartphone in India will take place in Delhi sometime later today. We will try to bring you more information regarding this smartphone along with its review soon. It has the potential to reach the masses in our country which is still deprived from the smartphone revolution. However, we hope it does not turn out into a gimmick though.

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