Freedom 251, a smartphone that is just INR 251 ($4) is ready to ship to the customers b the end of this week. For $3.61 you will be getting a 4-inch qHD (960 x 540) display, 1.3GHz quad-core CPU, 1GB of RAM, 8GB internal memory, microSD slot, 3.2MP camera, 0.3MP front shooter, 3G connectivity, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, GPS, and a 1450mAh battery.
Ringing Bells founder and CEO Mohit Goel has announced that over 200,000 units of the Freedom 251 are ready and will start going out to pre-ordered customers from June 30. In an interview to a newspaper, Mohit, said
We learned from our mistakes and decided to go silent till we come out with the product. Now we have a 4-inch, dual-SIM phone ready for delivery. I feel vindicated.
He also added that currently, company is bearing a loss of INR 150 ($2.2) with each unit. Further, he said: Our devices are completely ‘Make in India’ and were manufactured at our Haridwar-based manufacturing unit. We plan to sell two lakh devices every month.
So, Freedom 251 is going live and guys be ready.