JiaYu pricing for thick and thin JiaYu G4 plus quad-core G3!

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JiaYu have finally made an announcement on pricing for the quad-core JiaYu G4 and updated MT6589 version of the G3.

Although the full specification for the JiaYu G4 Premium and Youth have been known for months, JiaYu have been coy with the pricing details with just hints that the phones will start at around the 999 Yuan ($160) mark for Chinese customers.

JiaYu have announced today that pricing will in fact start at a slightly lower 949 Yuan ($152) for the 1GB Youth model with 1850mAh battery, rising to 999 Yuan ($160) for the 10mm thick model with larger 3000mAh battery.

The quad-core JiaYu G3 which will go on sale mid April and offers very similar features to the Youth G4 will cost just 839 Yuan ($135).

Those of you who are after the Premium 2GB RAM version of the JiaYu G4 are going to have to wait a little longer for price details. We also will have to wait and see what international resellers are going to be charging for the new G4 and G3 phones.

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  • mannie

    so there will be a 3000 mah youth phone? thought it would just be youth 1800 mah and Premium 3000

    • lukis

      mannie,
      Jiayu never said that!
      There are many versions – (Standard Edition + High Edition) x (1850mAh+3000mAh) x (black+white) = 8 versions :)

  • giuseppe

    Does anybody know the name of Chinese retailers which sell these phones at the producer recommended price in street shops?

    • Eli

      you can check jiayu’s official site for a list of stores:

      http://ejiayu.com/Shop.html

    • lukis

      Jiayu has offline-shops in China.

    • lukis

      Andi, “The quad-core JiaYu G3… will cost just 839 Yuan ($135)”

      Jiayu doesn’t say about the price of NEW JiaYu G3. 839 Yuan ($135) – is likely the price of OLD JiaYu G3 (MT6577).

      In addition, on April 20 Jiayu promises to provide “live phones” – G4, G5, G6, S1, S2(!) !

      • Norman Zakaria

        I’m sorry but OLD Jiayu G3 is dual core so if the price they are showing is for quad core Jiayu G3 then it must be for the NEW Jiayu G3

        • lukis

          Norman Zakaria,
          I repeat once again (imho): Jiayu did not say that it was the price for a quad-core G3.

          • Norman Zakaria

            Dude, did u even go to the Official Chinese Jiayu Forum? They said that the Jiayu G3 quad core version will be listed for 839 Yuan while the dual core version will be discontinued. I’m telling u this price is for the NEW Jiayu G3.

  • gaborgabor2

    I really hope that GPS functionality will be better than in G2S

  • XrainX

    JiaYu are desperate to keep the soup warm and not lose some possible buyers because of their neverending delays.
    After the USB-OTG support now the offered the good prices.
    I am afraid they will finish all ideas to keep the people interest until… june (?) when maybe they will releasing the… G3 (?) or the G4(?)?
    I like they are so inventive. Is something like a cheating husband or cheating wife with so many “good” ideas. ;-)

  • http://gravatar.com/endriu1987 Endriu

    Andi, which phone to choose and why ;)
    New quad G3 VS THL W8 ?

  • Camaman

    How will the new G3 look?
    The same?

    • mannie

      yes, the new g3 that does not look the same is called the g4 xD

  • http://www.alemdegeek.blogspot.com.br Bruno

    yes. will be the same looking.

    the only difference will be the quad core processor.

  • http://www.cubetablet-discounts.com ace

    Hello Andi,

    Hope you reply. I am really tired of waiting for my favorite quadcore phones. Now I want your expert advice. If you were to choose between G4 and ZTE V987, which one will you pick? Please help. I’ve seen camera samples of V987 and it”s really cool as it’s BSI and has HDR feature.

  • oni

    Still waiting for the official android 4.1.2 update for G3

  • Jerry

    Hi Andi,

    Any informations about Jiayu G4 WCDMA frequences?

  • http://gravatar.com/windir999 -Carlos-

    Please Jiayu add the 850 frequency to the G4 pls pls <3

  • sakiyh

    Does anyone know if it’s possible to install Google Play on these phones. I was under the impression that you get no Google Apps on Chinese phones.

    • http://www.gizchina.com Andi

      Pretty sure you will get Google Play on JiaYu phones as standard

  • http://gravatar.com/windir999 -Carlos-

    850/1900

    • Arigatox

      I second Carlos!! 850/1900 Please!!!

  • Indraneel

    Any idea about India release Andi??? Plz

  • Indraneel

    Andi I have a friend visiting China (Shanghai) next month. Suppose I buy a Jiayu G4 there , what are the possible difficulties I can face in India???

    • http://www.gizchina.com Andi

      Not a chance in Shanghai, but you could in Shenzhen

  • Jerry

    Hi Andi,

    From where to find informations of WCDMA frequencies? There is no informations on Jiayu website. Could You help me? Need WCDMA 900/2100Mhz.

    • Jan M

      900 / 2100 is the frequency used in China, so it would be commercial suicide by Jiayu NOT to support those bands ;)

      • Jerry

        I could not find any operator in China who is using 900Mhz 3G frequency and in Hong Kong there is only one operator (Hutchison (HK) Ltd 3), who is using 900Mhz 3G frequency. I think that it is not normal 3G frequency in Chinese phones! You can check it here: http://maps.mobileworldlive.com/

  • johnnyboy4711

    why are they charing so much more for these phones outside of PRC?
    $215.99 for g3s for Ireland.