Mohit Goyal is the managing director of Noida’s company Ringing Bells. Last year, the world’s cheapest smartphone, Freedom 251 collected a lot of headlines. In February 2016, the company had planned to deliver 2.5 million handsets by June 30. Ringing Bells got more than 7 million registrations and after that, the company’s payment gateway crashed.
According to reports, Goyal said that despite the commitment to give smartphones to every Indian under a campaign like ‘Make in India’ and ‘Start-up India’, the government did not give me any kind of support. Goyal claimed that, even after the advance payment, the government did not let them deliver “Freedom 251”
After failing to deliver the phone, Mohit Goyal, who had brought Freedom 251 to the market, was sent to jail for 6 months. Now he has come out on bail and he has issued his statement as soon as he arrives. Mohit Goyal said that if the government helps him a bit, he can deliver the phone to the customers by March-April next year.
Freedom 251 Price and Date
|Freedom 251 (8 GB/1 GB)||Rs. 251||February 2016|
If you are one of the 70 million people who booked the world’s cheapest smartphone. Then there is a good news for you. We are talking about the smartphone Freedom 251 having the lowest price of Rs. 251. The company named Ringing Bells started the booking of this phone in February 2016.
However, they failed to deliver the phone at the time, Mohit Goyal, who had brought Freedom 251 to the market, was sent to jail for 6 months. Now he has come out on bail and he has issued his statement.
What is the Price of Freedom 251?
Freedom 251 is the cheapest smartphone in the world have the price of Rs. 251. In February 2016, 7 million people wished to buy this phone and registered for it. But after that, company’s payment gateway crashed and they did not deliver the demand.
When will this Phone be Available on eCommerce Sites?
As Mohit Goyal said if the government helps him a bit, he can deliver the phone to the customers by March-April 2018. For this, you have to register for this phone on the official site. This phone won’t be available on the online shopping sites like Flipkart or Amazon.
What is the Release Date?
Freedom 251 phone was released in February 2016. But due to the mishappening, the company Ringing Bells did not deliver the phone. But we can expect this phone to relaunch in the markets by March-April 2018.
Freedom 251 Money Refund
Ringing Bells Private Limited promised to refund 30,000 customers who had pre-booked Freedom 251 on the first day of the sale. The company said that refunds should have reached to the customers during the first week of March 2016.
The company has said that negative speculation about the Rs 251 smartphone has prompted them to take action, and the customers who have booked the phone will now pay only after the delivery of the smartphone (like cash on delivery).
Freedom 251 Specifications
|Sim Supported||GSM (Single SIM)|
|Display Size||4.00 inches|
|Screen Resolution||540x960 pixels|
|Platform||Operating System||Android 5.1|
|Memory||Inbuilt Memory||8 GB|
|RAM||1 GB RAM|
|Camera||Primary Camera||3.2 MP|
|Secondary Camera||0.3 MP|
|Battery||1450 mAh battery|
|Ambient light sensor||No|
At Rs. 251, we can’t even expect these specs. We wish they relaunch this phone soon. Do stay tuned with onepromocode.com for further updates.