Freedom 251: Ringing Bells To Deliver 65000 More Rs 251 Phones


After delivering the first 5,000 ‘Freedom 251′ smartphones, Ringing Bells on Monday announced it would deliver 65,000 more devices to those who had booked the less than $4 smartphones in the cash on delivery (COD) mode.The company in mid-February this year planned to deliver 25 lakh handsets before June 30. Ringing Bells received mammoth over seven crore registrations before the payment gateway crashed.”We started the process of lottery a few days back and now are dispatching the units to the people. We are elated with the response that we have got for the delivered units,” the company said in a statement.The company started the deliveries in states like West Bengal, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Bihar, Uttarakhand, New Delhi, Punjab, Jammu & Kashmir, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh.With the delivery of 65,000 units, the overall delivery of Freedom 251 will stand at 70,000 units across the country.According to Ringing Bells’ founder and CEO Mohit Goel the company has been able to keep its promise to consumers.”We are ready with nearly two lakh ‘Freedom 251’ handsets. We will start delivery from June 30,” Goel had earlier told IANS, adding that once he is done with this first phase of delivery (of two lakh phones), he will open registration again for those who wish to buy the handset.The 3G device has a 1.3GHz quad-core processor, 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal memory and supports external memory cards of up to 32GB.The company has offered an 8MP primary camera with flash, a 3.2MP front camera for selfie and a 1,800 mAh battery. It runs on Android 5.1 (Lollipop).Ringing Bells had last month stated that it will start deliveries for 2 lakh handsets from June 30 initially, then mentioned 10,000 devices will be given to customers in 19 states, and has now brought it down to 5,000 devices. The company’s director Mohit Goel, who had last week stated that his company will soon start shipping 200,000 smartphones to buyers picked by lottery, said deliveries will start on Friday, July 8.

Goel added the first batch of 5,000 ‘Freedom 251’ devices will be out for delivery from July 8 and buyers will have to pay Rs 291, including Rs 40 as delivery charges.
– With inputs from agencies and the Ringing Bells official website

Specifications of the Freedom 251 smartphone
Size: 4.0″ Touch
Type: qHD IPS 480*800 Display screen

OS: Android 5.1
Processor: Quad core

Card Slot: microSD (upto 32 GB)

Rear: 3.2 MP, LED Flash
Front: 0.3 MP
Video: HD Recording

Proximity Sensor / Light Sensor / G Sensor

Multi Languages

Battery x 1, Charger x 1, Headset x 1, User Manual x 1, USB Data Cable x 1

3G: 850/2100
2G: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz

Capacity: 1450 mAh
Talktime: 8h – 2G | 6h- 3G
Standby: 100 h

WiFi: Yes
Bluetooth: Yes
Radio: FM
USB: Micro USB 2.0

Sim Card
Dual Sim Card Support: Yes

3.5mm Audio Jack / Micro 5pin USB Connector

calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World Clock, Vibration, Flight Mode, etc.

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