JiaYu G4 Advanced also gets updated camera hardware!


The JiaYu G4 Advanced will go on sale tomorrow, and along with the updated processor and additional RAM, this new version will also receive better camera hardware!

While we have been impressed with the JiaYu G4’s 13 mega-pixel camera for general use, the inner photographer inside us has wanted a little more clarity now and then for more reliable point and shoot action.

It seems JiaYu have been listing too, as the JiaYu G4 Advanced will receive updated camera hardware! The Advanced version of the G4 will sport a 13 mega-pixel rear sensor, but JiaYu have swapped manufactures for the Advanced to offer higher performance image processing to their flagship phone. JiaYu claim the new camera comes from the same supplier as the camera from the iPhone 5 (Sony ?) and the updated includes a move to F/2.2 Aperture size over the standard F/2.4.

JiaYu G4 Advanced photo samples

Below are parts of a photo taken with the new JiaYu G4 Advanced, enlarged to see the update in clarity and contrast. The images on the left come from the JiaYu G4 Advanced white the ones on the right are from the Standard G4.

As well as the updated camera the JiaYu G4 Advanced will have a faster 1.5Ghz quad-core MT6589T processor, 2GB RAM and OTG support.

Thanks to 2PointOBoy for the tip!

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14 Comments

  1. Ashish
    July 5, 2013

    i hope its Sony and not Sunny optical technology

  2. July 5, 2013

    hmm …everything updating …but….

    • Patrick
      July 5, 2013

      ……still no 900 MHz WCDMA support.

      • July 5, 2013

        yes what a shame. These phones would have such more universal appeal if they supported extra frequency bands. There’s a lot of upset neighbouring Australians!

      • Chav
        July 5, 2013

        huh?
        I thought G4 does support wcdma 900…
        http://img27.imageshack.us/img27/5408/i3cs.jpg – from G4 standart

        • July 5, 2013

          That image means nothing other than that the handset is capable of supporting those bands IF it has a radio chip fitted and tuned to the right band. I can tell you the G4 does not support any 900MHz 3G. I own one and believe me I have tested it!

  3. July 5, 2013

    why can’t they just add MHL like Neo N003 is going to feature?

    it’s the only sinle high end spec jiayu phone don’t havem i prefer it over the neo only due to 720p and a tad smaller size.

    but mhl is a real deal breaker for me…

    • Jan Bouvrie
      July 5, 2013

      Same for me, which is why I’m now considering the Samsung S4 Mini (Duo). I’m looking for a small phone that has OTG and MHL, and seeing Samsung offers the 11-pin MHL connector I’m betting their phones will allow for more functionality than other Android phones, perhaps even simultaneous MHL and OTG.

      • July 5, 2013

        my 3 years old Nokia N8 had both OTG and miniHDMI out. so he could read from a usb stick and play to the tv.

        early rumors of jiayu G4 said he will have MHL, even Andy wrote it here somewhere…

        with mhl and a new 13MP possibly sony Exmor sensor it could be a great replacement for my N8.

  4. AL
    July 5, 2013

    What a horrible place to live.

    • Qrious
      July 5, 2013

      Ha ha! That’s what I was also thinking! 🙂

  5. Cartmanotfat
    July 7, 2013

    Hi Andy,
    I have a friend in china who can buy it for me. Where can he find a shop that has the advanced version ? (When it will be released) Maybe in an official Jiayu shop ? (if yes, what are the addresses ?)
    Thanks by advance

    • July 7, 2013

      Only in Shenzhen

  6. July 8, 2013

    Well … isn’t it that EXMOR sensor is a 13.2 (13.18) Mega pixels, as advertised for xperia, just 13M might be Omnivision sensor instead … Oh I wish sooo strongly for this exmor senor in jiayu phone!!! are we getting there yet ? I am affraid to be disappointed. no where says can do 120fps video recording nor HDR pictues …
    Please Jiayu, hear this prayer !