Fake In India: Makers of Freedom 251 justify copying Apple’s designs


The Freedom 251 released by Noida-based company Ringing Bells, is the world’s cheapest smartphone. It costs Rs 251 — approximately $4 — and raises more questions than answers.

The phone, which, the company says will be pre-loaded with Government of India apps like Swacch Bharat, blatantly violates Apple copyright. All the icons of the built-in app are a pixel-to-pixel copy of Apple’s iOS icons. Here’s a screenshot below for comparison.

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