Technology: World’s cheapest smartphone launches tomorrow
(From Hindustan Times)
Mark your calendar! July 7, 2016 is the day when you will finally be able to hold a smartphone in your palm that costs Rs 251. Yes! The famous or infamous Freedom 251.
Ringing Bells on Tuesday sent out invitations to media that they were holding the launch event on July 7 where it will unveil Freedom 251, its new HD LED TV and a range of smartphones which will come in higher prices than the 251.
Company sources also said that the 251 will start shipping to customers after the launch event which will be held at The Lalit in Barakhamba Road, New Delhi and presided over by Mohit Goel, managing director, Ringing Bells.
Earlier, the company has gone back and forth with the delivery dates of the Rs 251 smartphone. Goel had earlier said that the delivery will finally begin from July 6 and not June 30 as was announced earlier. He had also said that they are trying to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi for garnering his support under the Make in India initiative. Read more