The company Ringing Bell has announced on their website Freedom251.com that Bookings of Freedom 251 for what it mentions as “Phase 1” has been closed. The company has promised that they will start delivering the smartphone to those who booked it starting last part of April month. This gives hope for a Phase 2 of bookings that can start again after company will deliver devices booked in first phase by June 2016, but company has to first deliver 2.5 million smartphones to existing buyers first, which is a huge task.
Bookings of Freedom 251, the cheapest smartphone ever at Freedom251.com website has been mired in controversies, confusion and chaos. There have been many raised fingers and also huge number of buyers trying their luck to get as many as possible making the sever crash with 6 lacs hits per second on the first day. On second day company made it one device per user and many were able to book one while many faced issues too. Read all the details about the device by clicking here. Ultimately company announced 2.5 million bookings and 72 crore in payments from buyers.
We tried to answer some most important queries about the device. We have also compared it against some smartphone with similar specs but all of those were priced around Rs. 35-00-4000 in India. So this is still a mystery how the company is providing this phone for just Rs. 251. You can also check how the device looks in real-life by clicking here.