Everyone wants to buy smartphones with lots of features in as low price as possible. Nowadays many smartphones try to include more features in minimal cost. In market there are numbers of smartphone companies that sells the cheaper smartphones. Such types of smartphones are mainly manufactured in China. Recently in February 18 2016 Freedom 251 was launched by Ringing Bells Private Limited in New Delhi. Freedom 251 is supposed to be the cheapest smartphone of the world and its price is $3.67 (around NRs. 400). For now this phone is available in India only. This smartphone has some cool features that make us amazed how cheap this smartphone is.
When we look at the dimension of this smartphone it is 960×540 pixels with weight of 130g.Android 5.1 Lollipop is the operating system used in this device. 1.3 GHz Quad-core processor, 1 GB RAM, 8 GB internal storage, 1450 mah Lithium-ion battery, 3.2 megapixel rear camera, 0.3 megapixel front camera, Wifi, Bluetooth 3.0, USB 2.0, Wi-Fi hotspot and FM radio are among the super features that other expensive smartphones have too. Freedom 252 includes touchscreen, Accelerometer, Magnetometer, Proximity sensor and Ambient light sensor as the data inputs. For more about this smartphone you can visit official site.
The booking for this phone had been started from the day after of its launch. There are so many bookings that the site of this smartphone had been crashed for a while. The manufacturer claims that till this June this smartphone will be available for everyone who booked. There is the rumor that Freedom 251 was launched under Indian Government’s program named “Make in India”.
Indian Cellular Association doubted that the smartphone could not be that cheaper and available in market just for 251 indian rupees ($3.77). Few commentators this smartphone is not real as they advertise. According to them the icons shown on screenshots are copied from Apple’s iPhone and many people who booked this phone has not get the confirmation mail yet.
There is always a challenge for new products in the market and I think the problem we mentioned above is also a part of that challenge. This smartphone is cheap and everyone can afford this smartphone. Freedom 251 can be the most successive smartphones in the business market too but it depends on the policy of manufacturer. We have to wait and watch for its future ahead.