Gadgets In 2016: Reminiscing The Delightful And Looking Forward To Surprises

The cheapest one came for just Rs 251 while another made global headlines for catching fire.Year 2016 has indeed been the year of smartphones -- for right reasons or wrong -- as these powerful-yet-affordable devices pushed India ahead of the…

Docoss X1 Android phone at Rs 888: Why the price is hard to believe

Docoss X1 and Freedom 251 by Ringing Bells are two really cheap smartphones — at least on paper — that have managed to grab attention in India. Docoss X1 costs Rs 888 and offers 4-inch display with 1GB RAM with 4GB storage (32GB…

Seven things to know before you book Freedom 251

While the world kept asking questions and Indians remained puzzled, a Noida-based startup, promising a Rs. 251 smartphone, on Friday claimed to have received nearly five crore registrations in just two days. Sanchit Vir Gogia, Chief Analyst at Greyhound Research,…

Freedom 251: Why the phone at Rs 251 is not ringing a bell for everyone

Ringing Bells Freedom 251 could be the real democratisation of the smartphone. At this price, there should be no one in India who doesn’t own a smartphone and everyone should be online within a couple of years. That is the…