An Indian company launches the cheapest smartphone in the world today, The ‘Freedom 251’ has been developed with the support of the government’s Make in India campaign that encourages local manufacturing, The price of this smart phone is as low as Rs. 251/-
Manufactured by Ringing Bells. Freedom 251 is Affordable and feature-rich, it could play a significant role in connecting India, where major part of India is still not connected.
The features and specifications are too good for a phone this cheap , with 4-inch display, 1.3GHz quad-core processor, 1GB RAM, and a 1,450 mAh battery. It comes with a 3.2-megapixel rear camera and a 0.3-megapixel front camera. Freeedom 251 smartphone also comes with 8GB of internal storage, which can be expanded by another 32GB using a microSD card.
Surprisingly for its price, the Freedom 251 will run on Android Lollipop 5.1 and comes pre-installed with several apps. Besides Facebook, YouTube, Google Play and WhatsApp, it has apps that will be useful to farmers, fishermen and women, such as Swachh Bharat, Farmer, Medical and Women Safety.
Ringing Bells said that the phone will come with a one-year warranty and be serviced at over 650 centres across the country. Bookings for the Freedom 251 open on Feb. 18 at 6 a.m. and close on Feb. 21 at 8 p.m., with the deliveries being completed by June 30.
Hope this move will be a big leap forward towards connecting India.