Celcom reveals iPhone 8 plans and pricing ahead of Malaysian launch

Pre-orders of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus officially start tomorrow, 13 October 2017. The new generation smartphone from Apple is set to hit retail channels starting 20 October 2017. This hasn’t stopped telco Celcom in revealing its contract plans and retail pricing of the devices ahead of time.

As expected, the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are offered together with Celcom’s FIRST Postpaid contract plans. The iPhone 8 goes from as low as MYR1,748 while the iPhone 8 Plus starts from MYR2,188. Celcom has inadvertently revealed full retail pricing of the iPhone models (before GST), even before any official Apple announcement.

Based on 6% GST, the iPhone 8 line-up should be priced as follows:

  • iPhone 8 64GB – MYR3,599
  • iPhone 8 256GB – MYR4,299
  • iPhone 8 Plus 64GB – MYR4,099
  • iPhone 8 Plus 256GB – MYR4,799

It’s slightly more than the iPhone 8 Malaysian pricing as predicted by our friends at Soyacincau, but it’s close nonetheless.

Do take note that this could be different from Apple Malaysia’s official pricing, which should be revealed tomorrow.

In terms of contract plans, Celcom is bundling the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus with various plans ranging from MYR98 to MYR188 per month.

Celcom iPhone 8 pre-order

FIRST Platinum Plus (100GB) – MYR188/month
iPhone 8 64GB – MYR1,748
iPhone 8 256GB – MYR 2,408
iPhone 8 Plus 64GB – MYR 2,188
iPhone 8 Plus 256GB – MYR 2,848

FIRST Platinum (30GB+30GB) – RM148/month
iPhone 8 64GB – MYR 2,038
iPhone 8 256GB – MYR 2,698
iPhone 8 Plus 64GB – MYR 2,468
iPhone 8 Plus 256GB – MYR 3,128

FIRST Gold Supreme (25GB+25GB) – RM128/month
iPhone 8 64GB – MYR 2,178
iPhone 8 256GB – MYR 2,838
iPhone 8 Plus 64GB – MYR 2,618
iPhone 8 Plus 256GB – MYR 3,278

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FIRST Gold Plus (20GB+20GB) – RM98/month
iPhone 8 64GB – MYR 2,398
iPhone 8 256GB – MYR 3,058
iPhone 8 Plus 64GB – MYR 2,828
iPhone 8 Plus 256GB – MYR 3,488

You can place your pre-order at Celcom’s Online Store, as well as head to their physical Blue Cube and Celcom outlets nationwide, starting tomorrow.

Celcom also has bundles for the older iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus and iPhone 6.

Head over to Celcom for more information.

Source: Soyacincau.com


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