“Freedom 251” India’s Cheapest 3G Smartphone to Launch on Wednesday


Considered a luxury not too long ago, smartphones have reached a point that they can now be considered a commodity. But on Wednesday, things will reach a whole new level.

The world’s cheapest 3G smartphone, “Freedom 251”, will be launched in the country today at just Rs 251 (less than $4) by Noida-based Ringing Bells Pvt. Ltd.

The launch is in line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision for “empowering India to the last person, transforming India’s growth story”, the Noida-based company said.

The manufacturer added the launch event will see the presence of a number of top Indian government officials including Shri Manohar Parrikkar, Union Minister of Defence and Shri Murali Manohar Joshi, Hon’ble Member of Parliament.

Freedom 251 Specification & Features

  • 4-inch qHD screen with IPS
  • 1.3 GHz quad-core processor
  • 1GB RAM
  • 8GB internal storage
  • microSD slot for up to 32GB of external storage
  • 3.2MP rear camera with auto focus
  • 0.3MP (VGA) front camera
  • 3G support
  • 1450 mAh battery
  • Android 5.1 Lollipop

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