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Freedom 251 handset maker under probe for forex violation

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 | More »

The Directorate of Enforcement is investigating Ringing Bells, the company which has launched smartphone for Rs 251, for alleged contravention of FEMA. Besides, the Corporate Affairs Ministry has ordered scrutiny of the company’s books, while the Department of Electronics and IT (Deity) is rev...


Freedom 251 maker starts refunding pre-booking payments

Noida-based Ringing Bells, which has promised to sell smartphones for Rs 251 apiece, has started refunding money to customers due to negative speculation around its claim. “There was a lot of negativity around us so we have decided to take money from customers only after delivering phones to them....

29 February, 2016 | More »


At Rs 251, this ‘smartphone’ is cheaper than a memory card, iPhone cover

A little-known NCR-based company claims to have launched the world’s cheapest smartphone. Priced at Rs 251, the Freedom 251 is cheaper than a 16GB micro SD card (costs around Rs 300) or an iPhone cover (over Rs 400). Specifications Ringing Bells, the Noida-headquartered company behind Freedom ...

17 February, 2016 | More »