Freedom 251 maker Ringing Bells director Mohit Goel booked for fraud

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Mohit Goel, director of Freedom 251 maker Ringing Bells has been detained on fraud allegations by the Ghaziabad police. The Noida based company had launched India’s cheapest smartphone Freedom 251 for Rs. 251 in February last year. Continue reading “Freedom 251 maker Ringing Bells director Mohit Goel booked for fraud”

Freedom 251 pips iPhone 7 to become Google India’s top trending device in 2016

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Just yesterday, Google released Year in Search 2016 list for India. Now, the company has shared list of top trending devices in 2016 in the country on Google Search. The most searched mobile device in India was Freedom 251 smartphone which created a buzz this year for being the cheapest smartphone with a price tag of Rs. 251.

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Freedom 251 Review

Freedom 251-11A lot has been said and written about Ringing Bells, the company behind the infamous Freedom 251 handset. A phone that has almost reached mythical status due to the ambiguity around its availability. While the company says that they’ve started shipping the phones, large-scale availability still remains a concern. We got our hands on a review unit to bring you the low down on what makes the Freedom 251 tick.   Continue reading “Freedom 251 Review”

Ringing Bells Freedom 251 Unboxing

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When the Freedom 251 was announced a couple of months back, it was mostly debunked by all as vapourware. Now that Ringing Bells is getting ready to start shipping the phone to buyers, we’ve gotten on our hands on what is seemingly a final retail unit. Here’s an unboxing of the phone.  Continue reading “Ringing Bells Freedom 251 Unboxing”

Ringing Bells Freedom 251 Hands On

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As Ringing Bells, the company behind the controversial Freedom 251 smartphone gets ready to launch some new products, we finally got a chance to get some hands on time with the Freedom 251 handset that is all set to begin deliveries. Here’s what we thought of what is being termed as the most affordable smartphone around.  Continue reading “Ringing Bells Freedom 251 Hands On”

Ringing Bells Freedom HD LED TV and new smartphones to be announced on July 7

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Ringing Bells, the maker of Freedom 251 smartphone is all set to announce its foray into the growing television market. The company has sent out invites for an event where it will announce Freedom HD LED TV and new range of smartphones.

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Noida Police registers FIR against Ringing Bells for cheating

Ringing Bells, the maker of Freedom 251 smartphone is facing new troubles as Noida police has registered an FIR against the company for cheating its customers. The FIR was filed based on the complaint lodged by BJP MP Kirit Somaiya.

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Xiaomi launches Powerbank with USB Type-C, Upcoming phone launches and more – FoneArena Daily

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Check out the new FoneArena Daily video that gives you a quick roundup of today’s technology news. Continue reading “Xiaomi launches Powerbank with USB Type-C, Upcoming phone launches and more — FoneArena Daily”

Adcom to sue Ringing Bells over Freedom 251 smartphone

Ringing Bells, the maker of the Freedom 251 smartphone is continuing its fall in the pool of controversies. Advantage Computers (Adcom) has announced that it is planning to take a legal action against Ringing Bells.

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‘Make in India’ has nothing to do with Freedom 251: Amitabh Kant

It looks like Ringing Bells is not able to catch a break with new allegations and controversies arising almost every day. The maker of the cheapest smartphone in India, the Freedom 251 has been touted as being a part of Digital India and the ‘Make in India’ initiative. However, it seems that this is not the case.

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Ringing Bells accused of alleged fraud by Cyfuture call center

Ringing Bells, the maker of the world’s cheapest smartphone Freedom 251, is being accused of fraud and non-payment of dues and abrupt termination of contract by call center service provider Cyfuture.

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Ringing Bells announces cash on delivery for Freedom 251 orders

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Ringing Bells today announced that it will be accepting Cash on Delivery (COD) for the customers who ordered the Rs. 251 Freedom 251 smartphone last week. Earlier this week the company said that it received over 6.17 crore registrations (over 60 millions) for the smartphone in total, few days after the payment gateway crashed after 30,000 transactions in day 1. Now it said that is in the process of compiling emails and will be issuing this to first 25 lakh registrations soon.
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Over 60 million Freedom 251 registrations in 2 days, Company denies ‘Scam’ again and answers FAQ’s

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A day before, we reported some concerns about India’s cheapest Android smartphone Freedom 251 and why it seems like more of a ‘Publicity Stunt’. We reached out to Ringing Bells with some of your FAQ’s (frequently asked questions) and company’s President Ashok Chaddha has replied to many of them in an email statement. Continue reading “Over 60 million Freedom 251 registrations in 2 days, Company denies ‘Scam’ again and answers FAQ’s”

Weekly Roundup: Cheapest Android smartphone Freedom 251, LG X cam, Meizu PRO 5 Ubuntu and more

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This week was all about cheapest Android smartphone launched in India for Rs. 251. Ringing Bells – a Noida-based company – launched the Freedom 251 and the world went crazy. The company doesn’t have any history in making smartphones and anything else. All we know about the Ringing Bells is that it launched a very cheap 4G smartphone earlier this month, Smart 101 at Rs. 2,999.

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