Indian Company to Launch World’s Cheapest Smartphone For $7 on Wednesday
Over the years, smartphones have improved by leaps and bounds and has become a necessity these days. Once considered a luxury product is all set to be at an affordable rate in an attempt to connect every Indian.
Ringing Bells Pvt. Ltd., which recently entered the Indian mobile phone market, is all set to launch another smartphone known as “Freedom 251” at just Rs. 500. The company’s first entry to the industry was on February 8 when it launched India’s cheapest 4G smartphone ‘Smart101’ at Rs. 2,999.
“Ringing Bells Pvt. Ltd., with immense support from Make In India, Digital India and Skill India programs is well poised to launch the most affordable smartphone ever. The phone will be popularly priced at under Rs 500. The final price announcement and the launch would be done by Shri Manohar Parrikkar, Hon’ble Union minister, Ministry of Defense, Govt. of India in the presence of Shri Murali Manohar Joshi, Hon’ble Member of Parliament,” the company said in a press release.
Established in 2015, Ringing Bells is headquartered in Noida, Uttar Pradesh and has a complete in-house product testing set-up in Noida.
The launch event is scheduled for February 17, 2016 and will be held from 7 PM onwards at Nehru Park, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi.
In addition, the company also has two feature phones and a power bank. The feature phones, Master and 4u, are priced at Rs. 999 and Rs. 799 respectively, while the 5,600 mAh power bank, called Kiwi, is priced at just Rs. 399.
In terms of specs, the Bell Smart 101 offers a 5 inch IPS display with QHD (540 x 960 pixels) resolution, a 1.3 GHz quad-core processor, 1 GB RAM, 8GB of internal memory, which can be expandable up to 32GB using a microSD card. It also has 8 megapixel rear auto focus camera and a 3.2 megapixel front camera. The handset has a 2,800 mAh battery. It comes with smart wake and hot knot features. It is available in white body and golden rim, and black body with grey rim colours.
Ringing Bells has offered its products to be booked first by making the entire price of the product, which will then be delivered to the customer free of cost.