Tag Archives: 2.5

Freedom 251: 30,000 Units Sold, Components for Up to 2.5 Million Will Be Imported

Ringing Bells, the makers of the Rs. 251 smartphone – the Freedom 251 – confirmed to Gadgets 360 on Tuesday that it has still only accepted payments for 30,000 units of the phone. It also added that the components for these phones will be imported, and only assembled in India, not made here. Ringing Bells stopped accepting orders on February ... Read More »

Freedom 251 Maker Claims 50 Million Registrations, Promises 2.5 Million Units

While the world kept asking questions and Indians remained puzzled, the Noida-based startup, promising a Rs. 251 (less than $4) “Make in India” smartphone, on Friday claimed to have received nearly 50 million registrations in just two days of opening up for online pre-orders. In a chat with IANS over phone, Ringing Bells Pvt Ltd president Ashok Chadha said that ... Read More »