The second phase of deliveries of smartphone “Freedom 251” has been started by the company “Ringing Bells”. Around 65,000 units of Rs 251 smartphones will be dispatched by the company.
This time around 7.5 crore registrations for ‘Freedom 251’ from about 18 states in India have been done by the company.
“We have got over 2.8 crore registrations from UP and close to 2 crore from Bihar,” said Ringing Bells CEO Mohit Goel. Users who booked Freedom 251 will have to pay cash on delivery.
The deliveries started with West Bengal, Haryana, Himachal, Bihar, Uttarakhand, New Delhi, Punjab, J&K, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh.
“We started the process of lottery few days back, and now are dispatching the units to the people. We are elated with the response that we have got for the delivered units. It gives us immense pleasure when we see the satisfied reactions of people who got more than they wished for in terms of quality of our low-cost product,” said spokesperson of Ringing Bells.
Ringing Bells Freedom 251 offers a 4-inch QHD IPS display. It is powered by a 1.3 Ghz quad-core processor, coupled with 1GB RAM and 8GB internal storage space (expandable up to 32GB). The battery is 1,450 mAh. It features a 3.2MP camera on the back and 0.3MP front camera. Freedom 251 s a dual SIM smartphone.
Goel said: “We will give away 10,000 units in every state. We decided to hold a lucky draw because many people had registered for multiple phones. We want to bring it down to one phone per person.”
Earlier, the company has claimed that they received huge registrations from across India. Goel confirmed the company may or may not continue the delivery of 2 lakh units they promised. Moreover, Ringing Bells is looking for support from the government to complete the delivery of 7.5 crore units of Freedom 251.