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Freedom 251: Adcom Ready to Sue Maker; Ringing Bells Responds

In a yet another blow to Noida-based startup Ringing Bells Pvt. Ltd. that last month launched with much fanfare the world’s cheapest Rs. 251 (less that $4) smartphone, domestic feature phone brand Advantage Computers’ (Adcom) on Friday announced it may consider legal action against Ringing Bells. During the launch last month in the presence of veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read More »

Freedom 251: Adcom Says It Sold Phones to Ringing Bells at Rs. 3,600 a Unit

The controversy surrounding Freedom 251, the Rs. 251 smartphone that captured the world’s attention, doesn’t seem to be dying down. After Ringing Bells, the Noida-based maker of the smartphone, earlier this week tried to reassure users by promising to refund the first phase’s 30,000 customers, now Adcom has issued a statement to dissociate itself from the company. In an emailed ... Read More »