Ringing Bells claims to deliver Rs 251 smartphone from June 28
This Freedom 251 smartphone it was in the news surrounded by controversy will now it will be made available from June 28th 2016. Ringing Bell Company has confirmed the same, delivery will begin from 28th via COD payment mode.
Ringing Bell told PTI that this Freedom 251 smartphone shipping will commence from 28th June 2016 and This will be sent to all the customers who made successful payments for the same – payments were later refunded – such customers will be the first one to get the Freedom 251, payment mode will be COD (Cash on Delivery).
These people had pre-booked the device before the pre-booking website crashed owing to huge traffic.If you may recall the Freedom 251 handset caught a lot of attention, specially for its price tag of Rs. 251 + Shipping. It indeed was the cheapest smartphones, people got so crazy that their website crashed, very few were able to make successful payments.Freedom 251 handsets were not immediately available even the prototype looked suspicious and that gave birth to controversies, these controversies forced the company to refund the amount to customers who had successfully made the payments.
And now those customers will get the 251 handset via Cash on Delivery. Still a lot of time, shipping starts from June 28, let’s see.
This smartphone will run on Android 5.1 operating system and sport a 4-inch qHD IPS display, a 3.2-megapixel primary and a 0.3-megapixel front camera.
“Our humble beginning to provide a high-tech gadget that will benefit all in the hinterlands and bridge the huge gap that clearly exists between the metros and semi-urban/rural areas is in keeping with the government’s initiatives,” Chadha had earlier told IANS.