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Freedom 251 reopens for booking, buy now

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 14 February 2017, 5:42 IST

World's cheapest smartphone Freedom 251 is now available for sale on the official site of its manufacturers, www.freedom251.com. After unprecedented demand on first day of its sale, the company suspended the sale of the mobile.

Many users reported problem while booking the smartphone from the website. Social media posts show that many people struck on the 'shipping details' page while few also reported the error in the check out page.

The company says they will restart the second phase of their open sale on Friday morning. And if you are reading it, there is possibility that you will try to buy the cheapest smartphone of world. Here is how you can buy a unit of Freedom 251:

Head to the browser and open the official website of the phone: freedom251.com

Just click on the 'Buy Now' button

On next screen, you have to fill the shipping address and accept their terms and condition

Now click on 'Pay Now' that will redirect you the payment page

The Ringing Bells is also charging Rs 40 for shipping. The total payable amount will be Rs 290

Pertinent to mention, that site will not accept any foreign shipping address. The phone cannot be shipped outside India


The Freedom 251 comes with a 4-inch display, 1GB RAM, 8GB of storage (expandable by up to 32GB), and 1.3GHz quad-core processor and that runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system. Moreover, it is fitted with an auto-focus 3.2 megapixel camera. Apps like Women Safety, Facebook, YouTube are pre-installed.

Why Ringing Bells has sparked controversy:

Noida-based Ringing Bells is an unknown brand that suddenly came in market, painted in the tricolor, promoting the 'Make In India' project of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. But what it first appearance, its resemblance with Apple's iconic iPhone 4s has created controversy. The company says, they want 4 months to ship your unit. The company has committed many things like 650 service centres, 1 year warranty and 3-month cover for the earphone.

First published: 19 February 2016, 6:00 IST