Monday, December 31, 2012

RM200 Smartphone Rebate Details (Malaysia Budget 2013)

Update (3rd Jan'13): The Government had today decided to remove the RM500 cap for the mobile phone purchase price.

The Malaysian Government had recently released the details of the Pakej Komunikasi Belia which is the RM200 rebate for the purchase of smartphones under the Malaysian Budget 2013 which was announced back in September 2013.

The details are as below:

  • Malaysian with the age between 21 and 30 years
  • Gross income of RM3000 and below
  • 3G Smartphones must be below the maximum of RM500
  • Only valid per person
  • Broadband service to be applied with either Maxis, Celcom, DiGi, U Mobile, YES, TuneTalk, Clixster
Registration begins as early as 7am on January 2013. Application could be done between Jan 1st to Dec 31st 2013 or the quota of RM300 million is met, whichever comes first.

Further details could be done as below:

Sunday, December 30, 2012

Fake Samsung Galaxy Note II

The fake has now finally surfaced. Behold, the fake Samsung Galaxy Note II. The fake comes in a display size of 5.3-inch and with the screen resolution of only 854 x 480. It had dual-core processor with 1GB of RAM. Nevertheless, it has only 4GB internal memory.

It comes directly with the latest Android Jelly Bean 4.1.1 as similar to the original. As the chinese manufacturer always like it, this fake device comes with dual-sim capability as well.

Battery capacity is written as 2800mAh.

Source: taobao

Monday, December 24, 2012

Apple Malaysia Online Store Ships iPhone 5 Within 1 Business Day

Apple Online Store currently shows that the iPhone 5 shipping duration had been reduced to only 1 business day.

iPhone 5 16GB - RM2199
iPhone 5 32GB - RM2499
iPhone 5 64GB - RM2799

Source: Apple Online Store iPhone 5

Maxis One Club iPhone 5 Offer

As usual, maxis one club members do get slightly some privilege whenever there are new offer of devices. This time around it's iPhone 5. You will get to purchase the next generation iPhone 5 for RM999 (16GB version) when you sign up for iValue 2, 3 or 4 plans with 24 months contract. Minimum monthly commitment for iValue 2 would be RM155/month. On top of this when you register within this year, advance payment would be waived as well.
Of course you got to be a Maxis One Club member to enjoy this offer.

Source: Maxis One Club iPhone 5

Saturday, December 8, 2012

iPad mini & iPad 4th Gen Now in Malaysia

Finally, the iPad mini and the iPad 4th generation have landed in Malaysia. It is available in all Apple Retailers nationwide as well as the Apple Online Store starting today.

Prices of iPad mini

Prices of new iPad 4th Gen

Source: iPad mini, iPad

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

iPhone 5 ROI (Registration of Interest) Begins

From the announcement of the availability of iPhone 5 in Malaysia yesterday, the major 3 telcos are already at work. Maxis, DiGi and Celcom released ROI (registration of interest) for the upcoming iPhone 5 launching in Malaysia on 14th December.

Source: MaxisCelcomDiGi

Monday, December 3, 2012

iPhone 5 - Officially in Malaysia on 14th Dec

Finally... iPhone 5 to be on Malaysian shore 14th December 2012.
This comes officially from Apple.

Source: iPhone 5 Malaysia