Quite a lot of Chinese OEMs are currently struggling with Lollipop updates. Its not that they haven’t released the OTAs, however; it is more a case of the update going wrong.
It was believed that the JiaYu S3 would skip this update. The current JiaYu flagship (which might soon be replaced by the JiaYu S4) will, however, get Lollipop, something which JiaYu Germany confirmed earlier today.
The S3 is a very well put together smartphone that doesn’t sell for a lot of money, something that naturally makes the device very popular. You can read our review of the JiaYu S3 here. The MT6752 processor, 2/3GB RAM and decent optics still make the S3 a favourite among Chinese tech fans.
The phone also carries the IMX214 from Sony. If you’ve been reading GizChina lately, you will have realized this is the same sensor unit that has been making a lot of fuss for OEMs in the past, including China’s own Elephone.
Coming back to the JiaYu S3, the Lollipop update should make the device even snappier, and the added features that come along with Lollipop will be a welcome addition!