In case you’re wondering what the cheapest phone in the world is, the answer is Freedom 251, the device handled below by the guys of PhoneBunch. It’s a smartphone with dual SIM slots and Android, if you can believe it, priced at just $4.

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This model has a 4 inch IPS display with a 960 x 540 pixel resolution, a quad core 1.3 GHz processor and 1 GB of RAM, as well as 8 GB of storage. There’s Android 5.1 in the mix and 3G connectivity, plus a microSD card slot, a 3.2 megapixel back camera and a front 0.3 MP shooter. The battery is a 1450 mAh unit and in order to achieve the crazy good price, this project received financing from the Indian government.

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Reservations for the handset have started and deliveries will happen by the end of June. As shown in the video below, the device has pretty big bezels, a rounded design and a Home button with a metal ring around it. The Indian flag is engraved on its back. There are quite a few apps installed and the UI is pretty fluid, at least at first sight.

via phonebunch