The Indian smart phone manufacturer Ringing Bells has launched the world’s cheapest smart phone Freedom 251 at Rs 251. The smart phone can be purchased from the company’s website freedom251.com starting February 18. But. when people starts booking the world cheapest smart phone, it seems the company’s website is facing glitches.
People starts posting their experiences with the company’s sites in social media. Some of those posts are like ” we tried ordering the smart phone twice, but failed both the times”. “While early morning the website of the company was not opening, we tried again around 9am and this time while the website opened, when we clicked on the ‘buy now’ button, a new page opens which asked us to fill all our details. However, as soon as we clicked on ‘pay now’ button, the page refreshes and we are not able to order the smart phone.
- Freedom 251 features a 4-inch qHD display with 960×540 pixels resolution.
- The handset is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor and promises to deliver a smooth and lag-free performance.
- The device runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system.
- The device offers 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage which can be further expanded up to 32GB using a microSD card. The same RAM and storage capacity combination is often seen in several sub-Rs 5,000 smart phones.
- For photography, the smart phone consists of a 3.2MP rear camera and a 0.3MP front-facing camera for selfies. There is also flash support for low-light photography.
- Freedom 251 also offers 3G support for seamless internet browsing.
- The handset also offers some pre-loaded apps useful for women, farmers, fishermen and general users. It also has social apps like WhatsApp, Facebook, YouTube and you can access the other apps from the Google Play store.
- Freedom 251 houses a 1,450mAh battery, which the company claims will last a day on single charge.
- The smart phone comes with a 1-year warranty. Ringing Bells has 650 service centers across the country.
- The company has launched the smart phone as a part of the Indian government’s Make In India initiative.