The $4 Freedom 251 smartphone’s launch has been an utter trainwreck


The Ringing Bells Freedom 251 surprised many with its dimunitive price tag of just $ 4, causing plenty of ruckus in its India homeland and tech circles worldwide. The device, or more likely, a pre-production prototype is already in the hands of journalists, and their impressions are nothing short of controversial. Little over a day after its online launch, the Freedom 251 seems both real, and also too good to be true. Surreal is the word, just like its price tag. Read on!

My name is what?Unexpectedly, the Freedom 251 is emblazoned not with an original logo, but that of …