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Rs 251 smartphones: Ringing Bells claims to have started delivery of 65000 units

India TV Tech Desk Noida 02 Aug 2016, 12:16:28 PM IST
India TV Tech Desk

Ringing Bells has announced that it has started with the delivery of  65,000 units of Rs 251 smartphones in the second phase to those who had booked the device in the cash on delivery (COD) mode. The smartphone maker has claimed that it has already delivered 5000 devices in the first phase.

The company in mid-February this year planned to deliver 25 lakh handsets before June 30. Ringing Bells received mammoth over seven crore registrations before the payment gateway crashed.

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.It runs on Android 5.1 (Lollipop).

"We started the process of lottery a 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," the company said in a statement.

The company started the deliveries in states like West Bengal, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Bihar, Uttarakhand, New Delhi, Punjab, Jammu & Kashmir, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh.

"We started the process of lottery a 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," the company said in a statement.

The company started the deliveries in states like West Bengal, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Bihar, Uttarakhand, New Delhi, Punjab, Jammu & Kashmir, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh.

With the delivery of 65,000 units, the overall delivery of Freedom 251 will stand at 70,000 units across the country.

According to Ringing Bells' founder and CEO Mohit Goel the company has been able to keep its promise to consumers.

"We are ready with nearly two lakh 'Freedom 251' handsets. We will start delivery from June 30," Goel had earlier told IANS, adding that once he is done with this first phase of delivery (of two lakh phones), he will open registration again for those who wish to buy the handset.