Thursday, 18 February 2016

Rs. 251 Smartphone Bookings Stopped as Company Servers are 'Overloaded'

Planning to buy the Rs. 251 smartphone? You might have missed your chance. The world's cheapest smartphone went on sale this morning via but people were already having problems booking the phone. Now however, the option to buy the phone seems to have disappeared completely, as the company claims that its servers have been overloaded. When you visit the Freedom 251 website you will see the site, but clicking on the buy now button takes you to an error page now.
On the website, the Ringing Bells team claims that it was seeing six lakh hits per second on the webpage, which overloaded its servers. For this reason, the company has decided to take a pause and upgrade the service, which will return within 24 hours. You can see the full text in the screenshot below.