Ringing bells’ smartphone is priced at Rs. 251 or U.S. $4 – possibly the cheapest android smartphone in the world.
Ringing bells will deliver 5,000 phones in the first batch with customers having to pay additional Rs. 40 as delivery charge. Most Indians still buy cheap smartphones that cost less than U.S. $200.
Freedom 251 hopes to get support from the Indian government to support its initiative. India is Asia’s fastest growing smartphone market with 103.6 million smartphones with a potential to grow till 300 million.