Ringing Bells – Freedom 251
Freedom – 251, as most of the Indians, are aware of it, is the cheapest smartphone ever that costs just $3.5 (USD).
This smartphone was launched in February 2016 by “Ringing Bells Pvt. Ltd”. Ringing Bells Pvt. Ltd was established in 2015, made a name for itself when it announced the most affordable smartphone, Freedom – 251.
Freedom-251 is a 4.00-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 540×940 pixels. It is powered by 1.3GHz quad-core processor and comes with 1GB of RAM. It is packed with an internal storage of 8GB and is extendable up to 32GB of usable memory by inserting a MicroSD card. It is powered by a removable battery of 1450mAh. It runs Android 5.1 OS. The rear camera has 3.2 – megapixels and the front camera has 0.3 – megapixels. It has no flash. It has other specifications like proximity sensor, Bluetooth, wifi, GSM and is allows a 3G network for connectivity and 3.5mm headphones.
Sadly, the user reviews of this smartphone are not up to the mark as it has got mixed reviews from the users though it had a great hype before release. There are lots of complaints on this phone as it has only basic hardware specifications like a poor camera on both the sides.
Why should we go with getting a Freedom – 251?
– It is deadly cheap and affordable price.
– It has 3G connectivity.
– Offers Wi-Fi connectivity.
– Sports Android 5.1 OS.
– Can easily afford another piece if lost/damaged.
– Great specifications available for the cost.
Where would you be disappointed when using a Freedom – 251?
– The camera is not up to mark.
– No other sensors except proximity sensor.
– No USB.
– Generally, the cost of data plan would be more than the cost of this smart device.
Finally, this smart device is a new change in the economy of technology usage. Freedom-251 is declared as a smart device of a common man.
Note: Some websites say that Ringing Bells is a Scam and some say it is not. As of now the booking for Freedom 251 is closed. So, we just have to wait and see when they grace period ends.