Ringing Bells pauses Freedom 251 booking due to 'overwhelming response'

By Digit NewsDesk | Published on 18 Feb 2016

Doesn't seem surprising for the cheapest smartphone in the world, does it?

Ringing Bells pauses Freedom 251 booking due to 'overwhelming response'

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Bookings for the Freedom 251 smartphone have been paused due to overwhelming demand for the product. According to a notice put on the company’s website, its servers have been overloaded due to high demand. Hence, the company has paused bookings for the moment and writes that it will resume in 24 hours. “We received approx 6 lac hits per second, as a result of which, due to your kind overwhelming response, servers are over loaded.” Read the notice below.

Dear friends, we are very grateful for your enormous response and your kind patronage and would submit that as of now we received approx. 6 Lacs hits per second as a result of your kind overwhelming response, servers are over loaded.
We humbly submit that we are therefore taking a pause and upgrading the service and will revert within or before 24 hours.
Once again our respectful thanks and gratitude for your support and patience. We look forward your return as soon as we are back online well within 24 hours.

The Freedom 251 smartphone is the world’s cheapest smartphone, which costs only Rs. 251. It translates to roughly USD 3.60 and many have shown interest for the device. You can check our hands on videos for the same in the video below.

You can check the website here.

Ringing Bells Freedom 251 Key Specs, Price and Launch Date

Price: ₹251
Release Date: 15 May 2017
Variant: 4GB
Market Status: Launched

Key Specs

  • Screen Size Screen Size
    4" (480x800)
  • Camera Camera
    2 | .3 MP
  • Memory Memory
    4 GB/1 GB
  • Battery Battery
    1450 mAh
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