December 4th, 2017 3:53 PM 8 COMMENTS

Freedom 251 Smartphone Maker Eyeing Another Startup But Promises Delivery This Time

Do you think a Rs 251 mobile is still a possibility? Well, there is someone who thinks so. Mohit Goel, the brains behind the controversial “Freedom 251” smartphone is back in the news, seeking government help to deliver the smartphones by March-April 2018. Mr Goel stated he had entered a deal with two men from Delhi, who took nearly Rs 3.5 crore for the handsets but didn’t make any delivery.... Read More

June 29th, 2016 5:07 PM 5 COMMENTS

Delivery of Freedom 251 delayed to July 6, makers trying to meet PM Modi

Contradicting the announcement made on June 24, Ringing Bells Pvt. Ltd now says that Freedom 251 phone will begin the delivery of 2 lakhs phones on July 6. According to Ringing Bells' Founder and CEO Mohit Goel, the company is trying to meet PM Narendra Modi for gaining support under Make in India initiative. "We are planning to organise a launch event in the capital on July 7, a day... Read More

June 24th, 2016 4:46 PM 11 COMMENTS

Two lakhs Freedom 251 handsets ready for sales, says Ringing Bells CEO

After numerous twists and turns, Ringing Bells Pvt. Ltd has finally managed to bring the world’s cheapest smartphone to market. Freedom 251, priced at Rs. 251, is ready for delivery with two lakhs devices, said the company’s Founder and CEO Mohit Goel. The delivery will begin on June 30. According to the announcement provided by Ringing Bells in February, it was planning to sell 25 lakhs unit before June 30.... Read More

April 9th, 2016 4:40 PM 22 COMMENTS

Freedom 251: Makers get a clean chit from Allahabad High Court, allowed to resume operations

Creating an interesting twist in the Freedom 251 smartphone case, the Allahabad High Court (HC) ruled that no coercive steps should be taken against Ringing Bells Pvt. Ltd until the next hearing. The HC claimed the matter as ‘seemed premature’. The ruling came as a response to the FIR filed against Mohit Goel and Ashok Chadha, the makers of Freedom 251, by BJP MLA Kirit Somaiya for allegedly duping customers.... Read More

February 25th, 2016 3:35 PM 12 COMMENTS

Freedom 251 announces Cash on Delivery (COD) option for first 25 lakh buyers; PayUBiz refuses to release the first round payment 

Ringing Bells emerged as the most visited website overnight, thanks to its ridiculously priced smartphone, the Freedom 251. The company received a massive backlash from all around as its website crashed and booking were halted mid-way. Many of the industry's bigwigs and Indian bureaucrats have already named it as a Ponzi scheme. Now, the makers of the Freedom 251 have announced Cash on Delivery (COD) payment option for users. No,... Read More

February 19th, 2016 6:30 AM 52 COMMENTS

Freedom 251: From website crash to imitating Apple’s designs; Is it for real? 

As we all know how Ringing Bells’ Freedom 251 website crashed due to “overwhelming” buyers' response. The company, later announced that they received approximately 6 lacs clicks per second, which ultimately caused servers to melt down. Ringing Bells is planning to resume the process as soon as their servers are back on track. Many of the interested buyers woke up early in the morning to claim their unit in the... Read More

February 17th, 2016 2:26 PM 132 COMMENTS

Freedom 251 is the cheapest Android smartphone and it costs just Rs. 251

India's cheapest smartphone, the Freedom 251 by Ringing Bells Pvt. Ltd., has been unveiled a few hours ago. The Freedom 251 costs just Rs. 251, but unlike you might think, the device packs a punch inspite its dirt-cheap price tag. India's Defence Minister Mr. Manohar Parrikar will be launching the device in New Delhi later today, and the company claims that the device is in line with Indian Prime Minister's... Read More

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