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World’s cheapest smartphone Namotel Acche Din launched at Rs 99

Written by Rohit Salve

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Here’s another attempt at offering cheap smartphone — and this time, it’s really cheap. Bengaluru-based Namotel is marketing Namotel Acche Din at an insanely low price of Rs 99, calling it India’s most affordable smartphone.
At a press conference, the company’s promoter Madhav Reddy said that the smartphone is available for pre-booking from May 17 to May 25 on the company’s website namotel.com. However, the website did not open when we tried to book the smartphone.

Also, there’s a rider for all those planning to buy the smartphone. Propspective buyers are required to register on bemybanker.com website and get a user ID and password, which is required to book the smartphone on namotel.com. For registration on bemybanker.com website, users need to pay a one-time lifetime membership fee of Rs 199.

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However, bemybanker.com too showed database error when we tried to access it.
As for the specifications, Namotel Acche Din sports a 4-inch display with 480×800 pixels WVGA resolution. It runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop OS and packs 1GB RAM. There’s 4GB of internal storage which is expandable up to 32GB via microSD card. There’s a 2MP camera at the back and a VGA selfie camera for those who plan on using this thing for taking photos. Connectivity options include 3G and dual-SIM.

The website of the company, namotel.com, shows that the price has been slashed from Rs 2,999 to Rs 99 and that the smartphone is available on cash-on-delivery basis. The company also adds that nominal delivery charges will be levied.

The company has also added a note on its site that says, ‘Pictures shown on website is for illustration purposes only’.

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