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 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”

Weekly Roundup: Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016), Galaxy J Max, Notion Ink Able 10, TCL 650, Panasonic Eluga Note and more

Samsung Galaxy J Max

This week Samsung launched its budget large screen phablet Galaxy J Max, and its latest budget Galaxy J2 (2016) smartphone with new Smart Glow and features and Turbo Speed Technology (TST) in India. Continue reading “Weekly Roundup: Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016), Galaxy J Max, Notion Ink Able 10, TCL 650, Panasonic Eluga Note and more”

Ringing Bells Elegant Hands On

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Alongside the Freedom 251, Ringing Bells is all set to launch a couple more smartphones. The Ringing Bells Elegant is one of two new Android powered smartphones announced. We spent some time with the phone at the launch event and here’s what we thought. Continue reading “Ringing Bells Elegant Hands On”

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”

Samsung UFS cards unveiled, Google making its own smartwatches? – FoneArena Daily

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Ringing Bells launches 31.5-inch HD LED TV for Rs. 9990, 6 new phones and 3 power banks

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Ringing Bells, makers of the most affordable and controversial Freedom 251 smartphone today launched its 31.5-inch HD TV, 6 new phones, including 4 feature phones and 2 smartphones, and 3 power banks, as it had promised. It also said the it will start shipping the Freedom 251 phones for 5000 orders starting from July 8th. It will ship the rest 2 lakh units after tracking feedback from these orders. The company claims that the final retail unit of the Freedom 251 will be better than the prototype that was shown off during the launch. Continue reading “Ringing Bells launches 31.5-inch HD LED TV for Rs. 9990, 6 new phones and 3 power banks”

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

Ringing Bells Freedom LED TV and smartphones July 7 invite

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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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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