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The facts you should know about Ringing Bells before Booking Freedom 251

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Freedom 251, World’s cheapest Smartphone is being sold at a price Tag of Rs 251 / $ 3.66. The Smartphone can be booked from the Company’s Website ” www.freedom251.c0m ”

But Before Booking This Smartphone, The facts you should be aware of are :

  • You will be paying the full amount (Rs.251) for Pre-booking Freedom 251.
  • The Pre-booking is available only on (Offical website of Ringing Bells Ltd)
  • The Delivery will be within 4 Months i.e by June 30th 2016
  • Ringing Bells is a new company in this industry. The company is not even one year old.
  • Companies Promoters background is from Agriculture
  • As per Company’s return policy, they have a no questions asked return policy, you have to get in touch with Ringing Bells Ltd at +0120 4313097 or write to us at within 2 days of receiving your order. You shall then have to post the ordered products back to the following address within 10 days of receiving the order. An additional handling charge of INR 50 shall be charged as a handling charge.
  • If the Phone is not delivered then you can request for the Refund. So there are chances that you may get back your money in June but not the mobile.
  • The Quality of the make is still unknown
  • We are not sure the Phone is a Chinese clone or its really a Made in India phone.
  • Even if Company mention about 600+ Service centers, there is no details available.
  • Customer Care numbers are not reachable most of the time.
  • Though Indian Government may not interfere, but keeping an eye on Ringing Bells
  • Company claimed 8 lac hits / sec, but claimed only 30k Smartphones booked ? ?
  • Ringing Bells’ president Ashok Chaddha said manufacturing cost of the phone is about Rs 2,500, which will be recovered through a series of measures like economies of scale, innovative marketing, reduction in duties and creating an e-commerce marketplace.
  • The company is yet to set-up Manufacturing facility in Noida, Than how come it’s ” Make in India “
  • Most important point, The Smartphone is having apps like ” Fisherman ” / ” Farmers “, than why it’s promoted among general Public.
  • As per the specifications mentioned in their website, this smartphone will be pre-loaded with several apps such as Swatch Bharat, Women Safety App, Facebook, Whatsapp and more. But the review unit didn’t had any such app.Why the Smartphone is not directly Distributed to farmers ?? Do you expect a poor farmer / fisherman to carry Credit Card / Debit Card / Net Banking ??
  • We cross-checked Domain Name ” ” , It’s Registered in name of Mohit Goyal ” ” with contact number as ” +91 – 8535077777 ” and address given as ” Mandi Gandhi ganj, Shamli, UP “
  • We also cross-checked ” “, first it was showing Registrant as Ringingbells Pvt. Ltd, but the details are updated on 19th Feb, and all details are hidden ?? Why company hide all the details ??
  • As reported by Hindustand Time, Most built-in app icons appear direct copies of iPhone icons. Even the web browser app looks like Apple’s Safari browser. Also, the phone in real doesn’t look anything like the pictures on the company’s website.
  • A Whitener was used to cover the Real Logo , which is apparently Adcom


Source : The Hindustan Times

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