This Android smartphone will cost you just $4

Just when we thought we’ve seen the cheapest of smartphones, we get shocked with something better. Truly, it is fascinating the lengths OEMs can go, the unseen wonders, and the possibilities yet to be explored in this our world of mobile. Here’s the Freedom 251, a smartphone as cheap as $4!!

Freedom 251

The phone is named Freedom 251, and it was manufactured in partnership with the government of India, with the ultimate goal of putting a smartphone in every hand. The phone will come pre-loaded with apps such as : Women Safety, Framers, Fishermen, then the likes of WhatsApp and Facebook. Below is a breif rundown of specs for this phone:

Ringing Bells Freedom 251

Freedom 251 Quick Specs

  • 4-inch (960 x 540 pixels) qHD IPS display
  • 1.3 GHz quad-core processor
  • 1 GB RAM, 8 GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 32GB
  • Android 5.1 (Lollipop)
  • Dual SIM
  • 3.2MP / 0.3MP camera combo with rear LED flash
  • 3G,WiFi 802.11 b/g/n and Bluetooth, GPS
  • 1450 mAh battery

There’s a promise of after sale services, plus 1 year warranty. Pre-orders are starting today on the official website, Freedom251.com/. The Freedom 251 is expected to start shipping by June 30th 2016.

Etoniru Chibueze

Chibueze is an award-winning gadget reviewer and geek. He loves research, while living and breathing tech. You can reach him on Facebook, Twitter ,OR LinkedIn

4 thoughts on “This Android smartphone will cost you just $4

  • February 18, 2016 at 8:19 pm
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    For that price – working on the premise that they’re trying to get those lower on the economic ladder to buy – I wonder how durable it is and how long it will last?

    And exactly how much of the phone is the Indian government subsidising? I’m waiting to see when the first grey import will appear.

  • February 19, 2016 at 7:03 pm
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    Seems the whole thing is a scam based on recent developments,somebody’s trying to swindle unsuspecting customers and for cheap publicity,there’s no Indian government subsidy,a review unit was found to be another OEM’s device with the logo covered up..#Phonearena

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