JiaYu S1 officially the most affordable Snapdragon, 1080 Android phone!

JiaYu have finally announced pricing and rough launch details of their Snapdragon powered JiaYu S1!

JiaYu have upped their game with the JiaYu S1. The handset is their first 5-inch FHD 1920 x 1080 phone to date, and the first JiaYu model to use a Qualcomm processor instead of a Mediatek SoC.

Full specifications of the JiaYu S1 include a 1.7Ghz Snapdragon 600 processor, 2GB RAM, 5-inch OGS 1080 display, 13 mega-pixel rear camera, NFC and wireless charging! Below is a short hands on video we made with the S1 last week.

JiaYu S1 hands on Video

So when can we expect JiaYu (who are famously late to market) to launch this beast of a phone? Well according to today’s news next week is looking likely for preorders with early customers likely to get their S1’s before the end of the month.

So what about the price? Well JiaYu have informed us that the first batch of phones will be sold at a special promotional price of 1899 Yuan ($310) making it the cheapest 1080, Snapdragon phone on the market! However there is still no news of an international launch or international pricing.

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