Freedom 251: World’s Cheapest Smartphone @251 INR

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An Indian company has launched what is being billed as the world’s cheapest smartphone.

Ringing Bells earlier said their Freedom 251 phone would be priced under 500 rupees (£5; $7.3), but at the launch on Wednesday, it said it would cost just 251 rupees ($3.67; £2.56).

The phone has 8GB storage and cameras in the front and back.More at http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-35595500

India is the world’s second-largest mobile market and has one billion mobile phone subscribers.

Freedom 251 is expected to target a market already dominated by low-cost handsets.

“This is our flagship model and we think it will bring a revolution in the industry,” the AFP news agency quoted a spokeswoman as saying.

There are lot of mobile covers for Freedom 251 and other smartphones.

At present, the firm imports parts from overseas and assembles them in India, but plans to make its phones domestically within a year, she added.

Ringing Bells was set up a few months ago and recently launched one of India’s cheapest 4G smartphones at 2,999 rupees, the Press Trust of India reported.

 

General Features from http://gadgets.ndtv.com/ringing-bells-freedom-251-3296

Ringing Bells Freedom 251 detailed specifications
GENERAL
Release date February 2016
Form factor Touchscreen
Battery capacity (mAh) 1450
Removable battery Yes
SAR value NA
DISPLAY
Screen size (inches) 4.00
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 540×960 pixels
HARDWARE
Processor 1.3GHz  quad-core
RAM 1GB
Internal storage 8GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 32
CAMERA
Rear camera 3.2-megapixel
Flash No
Front camera 0.3-megapixel
SOFTWARE
Operating System Android 5.1
CONNECTIVITY
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported NA
GPS No
Bluetooth Yes
NFC No
Infrared No
USB OTG No
Headphones 3.5mm
FM Yes
GSM/ CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE No
SENSORS
Compass/ Magnetometer No
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer No
Ambient light sensor No
Gyroscope No
Barometer No
Temperature sensor No

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