BENGALURU – The self proclaimed world’s cheapest smartphone, NamoTel Achhe Din Rs. 99 smartphone launched yesterday is actually a rebranded smartphone manufactured by a Chinese company named Leagoo. The promoter, Madhava Reddy said in the launch event that the company it is the part “Make in India” initiative, but it seems to be a false claim as of now.
According to our research, Achhe din smartphone is looks exactly similar to the Chinese smartphone Leagoo Z1 3G. Even the wallpaper of the phone is not changed, the phone just have the Achhe din logo and branding at the back of the phone. The NamoTel Achhe din smartphone have the same specs as Leagoo Z1 except the RAM capacity.
The Leagoo Z1 is available on Chinese ecommerce website gearbest.com for pre-orders. But the surprising part is that Leagoo Z1 is priced at $40 whereas the NamoTel Achhe Din is priced at Rs. 99 now, though initially it was priced at Rs. 2,999.
Achhe din smartphone specs are as follows:
- QUAD CORE PROCESSOR
- 1GB RAM+ 4GB ROM
- 3G smartphone
- 2MP REAR + .3MP FRONT
- DUAL SIM
- 4″ HD DISPLAY
- 1325 mAh BATTERY
- PLASTIC HOUSING
- WHITE, BLACK
- ANDROID LOLLIPOP
The Leagoo Z1 smartphone has 512 MB RAM whereas NamoTel Achhe Din comes with a gig of RAM and shipping with Android 5.1 Lollipop. The Achhe din started the booking of the smartphone online only by providing the aadhaar number.
The Ringing Bells also did the same thing with Freedom 251 where they rebranded the Adcom smartphone for their launch event. Adcom also registered a FIR against Ringing Bell for damaging the image of the company.
If you are planning to register for this Rs. 99 smartphone, wait for sometime and let the real truth come out before you’ll become a part of any scam.