Pre-orders for the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus officially kick off today, 13 October 2017. Telcos and authorised Apple retailers have revealed pricing and contract plans (with Celcom being first off the bat). The new Apple devices will hit stores next Friday, 20 October 2017.
Based on what has been revealed by Apple Premium Resellers Switch and Machines, the official iPhone 8 prices are a tad more expensive than expected. Yes, more expensive than both the estimated prices by Soyacincau, and Celcom’s RRP revealed yesterday.
As a comparison, the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus were priced at MYR3,199 and MYR3,799 when they were first launched in Malaysia.
Based on the current pricing, the much-awaited iPhone X base model with 64GB of storage may be priced at an excruciating MYR5,239 when it reaches Malaysian shores. Holy smokes.
Here’s the official pricing of the full iPhone line-up in Malaysia:
- iPhone X 64GB – MYR5,149
- iPhone X 256GB – MYR5,899
- iPhone 8 64GB – MYR3,649
- iPhone 8 256GB – MYR4,399
iPhone 8 Plus
- iPhone 8 Plus 64GB – MYR4,149
- iPhone 8 Plus 256GB – MYR4,899
- iPhone 7 32GB – MYR2,749
- iPhone 7 128GB – MYR3,249
- iPhone 7 Plus 32GB – MYR3,349
- iPhone 7 Plus 128GB – MYR3,849
- iPhone 6s 32GB – MYR2,249
- iPhone 6s 128GB – MYR2,749
- iPhone 6s Plus 32GB – MYR2,749
- iPhone 6s Plus 128GB – MYR3,249
- iPhone SE 32GB – MYR1,749
- iPhone SE 128GB – MYR2,249
To pre-order the iPhone 8 without contract, you have several options:
If you’re looking for the iPhone 8 with a telco contract, you have these options:
As an added note, retailer Senheng has listed the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus in its online store but is not offering any pre-order facility. The iPhone 8 64GB is listed at MYR3,657 (member price), while the base iPhone 8 Plus 64GB is priced at MYR4,907.
We’ll be updating this post later in the morning as we’re expecting Apple and other partners to reveal pricing and plans before noon.
Will you be pre-ordering the iPhone 8?