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