2nd Batch of JiaYu G3 phones coming in 7 days!


Are you still waiting on your JiaYu G3 to arrive? Then we have great news as JiaYu are preparing 10,000 more units of their dual-core 4.5 inch to ship to customers in just 7 days.

According to this post on the JiaYu forum which was spotted by Gizchina reader Simon, JiaYu have 10,000 more phones in production which will be ready for delivery in just 7 days.

The post goes on to say that the majority of the 10,000 will be black unit again, with some of the phones being grey models. Those of you waiting for the white model JiaYu G3 will have to wait 9 days as materials are late arriving to the factory (possibly due to the current Chinese holiday).

Although the recent JiaYu G3 news has all been good, I can personally  say that I have yet to receive my order confirmation which I placed through JiaYu early last month! What’s more I chose the black version of the phone! Perhaps my message will come in the next few days and I’ll finally get one of these legendary phones in my hand once and for all.

Thanks to Simon again for the tip.

How about you guy’s any updates on your orders? Did you manage to receive one yet?

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19 Comments

  1. Koko
    October 5, 2012

    Stay calm, stay calm………whoaaaaaaa

    Can’t stand the pressure anymore 😀

  2. Ivann
    October 5, 2012

    Hey.
    Can someone tell me what colors of JY G3 will be available, i know only for black and white. Also I couldnt find any images of JY in white 🙁

    • Simon
      October 5, 2012

      Actually, there were at least 8 colors, but the most popular are black, grey and silver. That’s why the factory will be producing them as long as all the pre-orders are more or less fulfilled.

      Frankly speaking, the less paint you have, the more immaculate your phone will look for years cause there will be no visible difference between scratches and bare metal ^_o

      • October 5, 2012

        Only 3 are official production colours though.

        • patouki
          October 15, 2012

          What about grey or white model ?

  3. James
    October 5, 2012

    Thank you Andi for this post, much appreciated, Any idea where i can order this phone? Any help would be great
    Thanks guys

  4. Ivann
    October 5, 2012

    I have just found images of all the colors in jiayu’s forum, but i dont know how to upload them here so i will just post a link to theme. There is no white color.
    What color do you like most, i would like to get silver one, but I dont want to wait so may be i will choose black color.

    http://bbs.ejiayu.com/thread-179221-1-1.html

  5. Ramones
    October 5, 2012

    @ivann,

    i think andi means silver instead of white..

    the colors now:

    Black, Grey, Silver

  6. broli
    October 5, 2012

    Perhaps it would have been better if they also stated how many units they have in back order. It’s useless to excite people by stating you are preparing 10,000 more units when 100,000 units have been pre ordered already.

    But JiaYu already failed major monkey balls in PR and marketing so anything new they say won’t hurt their bloodied and battered image much more.

  7. Stefan
    October 5, 2012

    Hi, any Tipps / hints where to buy it now to get it as fast as possible to germany? Any special shop which gets them probably fast than others?

    Thank in advance! and greets from germany

    Stefan

  8. October 5, 2012

    Great news!

    10K in 7 days? well.. I think they already made that units and only was waiting the Network Licence. So.. I happy this was a real problem (the network licence) and was not a vaporware or a big bomb for know how many persons will buy it or not.

    This new happy me the weekend 😛

  9. Skeldave
    October 5, 2012

    Where would you recommend buying one of these from? I have never dealt with any Chinese sellers/Websites so I don’t know who is good and who isn’t.

    Any help is appreciated, thanks!

  10. Mark
    October 5, 2012

    Here’s some stuff I found on another website. If anybody could translate well it would be great. Google is patchy at best!

    Review:
    http://www.qfans.cc/pc/344.html

    Glass problems with first batch (Oh no!):
    http://www.qfans.cc/news/347.html

    Statement on glass problems. Says next batch will be delayed. Was this before the latest statement in this blog?:
    http://www.qfans.cc/news/348.html

    • October 5, 2012

      Great info but bad news thanks for that!

    • ivan_rs
      October 6, 2012

      It would be great if someone translate reviews, because google.translate from chinas is really bad idea 😀
      Are these problems serious, I can belive it. JiaYu is my dream phone and now, when we are so close to get it, some problems 🙁

  11. vladi78
    October 5, 2012

    Hi, I have read on several forums that G3 is dual SIM but only one module phone i.e. it has only one IMEI. Could anybody explain what that means or what problems may it cause ? Will it be problem if both sims are from one operator while no problems if SIMs are from different op’s ? What I have also read that same “feature” has also G2. Can anybody also confirm that’s its no problem at all ??

    • Frodo
      October 6, 2012

      maybe this is a big problem in Turkey. All imei numbers must recorded on communication department. any imei number that not recorded are treated as illegal phone. to catch this stituation, public system control all calls. if 2 different gsm number use one imei number than system say that this phones are clone and illegal. after 30 days all calls ended for this imei.

  12. Freeje
    October 5, 2012

    Poor quality control I guess. This happens when you rush production to meet orders. They did promise to do “rigorous quality inspection” for the second round.

  13. Plascoch
    October 14, 2012

    Did anyone get any of these phones yet. I have been waiting for six weeks now for a silver phone, anyone got a black one or a white one yet?