NOIDA: The man who astonished everyone by announcing a smartphone for Rs 251, the world’s cheapest, claimed concerning Thursday 2 lakh units of the phone are ready and will be distributed furthermore again a month.
The phone is from Taiwan and has been assembled in Haridwar, but 2 lakh is the maximum his company, Ringing Bells, can get sticking to of right now, its founder and owner Mohit Goel told TOI. “If the project is not supported by the dispensation, it cannot press on,” he said.
But the limitation gone his current venture is not stopping Goel from thinking ahead. “I am launching the cheapest 32-inch LED TV at Rs10, 000. There is no pre-booking for it,” he said.
Since he announced Freedom 251 , as the phone is known, this February, arousing curiosity and suspicion in equal piece of legislation, Goel and his company have been out cold muggy psychiatry of the meting out, police and buyers. Ringing Bells will distribute the phones to those who have booked it through a cash-regarding-delivery mechanism.
“This phone is from Taiwan. We imported it via a third party in a knocked then to format of 26 pieces. It was assembled and branded in a Haridwar factory. We have 2 lakh phones and we will tackle them on peak of a month a staggered manner. This is the maximum we can get at the moment,” Goel said.