If you talk a lot with an appetite for 1GB of mobile internet on the go, Maxis is now offering a special offer for the Samsung Galaxy S III and the iPhone 4 8GB model. With Maxis TalkMore 48 and bolt-on 1GB of mobile internet, the Galaxy S III can be yours for just RM799 with 12 months contract. Alternatively, you can get the iPhone 4 for free with 24 months contract. The TalkMore 48 offers 400 minutes of calls and 200 SMS for RM48/month, while the monthly 1GB mobile internet subscription is offered at RM48/month as well. This calculates to a total of RM96/month.
As usual, there’s a advance payment of RM1,000 required during registration which they will refund back to your account across 5 months. If you’re an active Maxis subscriber for at least a year, the upfront payment will be waived.
For more information, head over to Maxis Promo page.
If you’re looking for an iPhone for cheap and don’t really need to get the latest, Maxis is still offering the iPhone 4 8GB version from as low as RM499 with 24 months contract of TalkMore 48 + 3GB of data. Meanwhile, for those that want to commit less, it is going for RM699 with 24 months contract of TalkMore/TextMore 28 with 1GB of data. The iPhone 4 8GB version is priced at RM1,449 outright.
In terms of bundling, TalkMore 48 offers 400 minutes of voice calls and 200 SMS while TalkMore 28 offers 200 minutes and 100 SMS. The mobile data are actually bolt-on monthly data plans of RM48 for 1GB and RM68 for 3GB. During sign up, Maxis requires RM1,000 upfront payment which is rebated across 5 months. However for Maxis One Club customers, the upfront payment is waived as usual.
For those looking for something newer, the iPhone 4S 16GB is offered at RM1,049 on SurfMore 75 with 5GB data.
Head after the break for the TalkMore 28/48 + data bundling details.
Maxis introduces TalkMore 48 which is a new postpaid plan that comes pre-bundled with talktime minutes and SMS for just RM48/month. It comes with 400 minutes of calls and 200 SMS which can be used to all networks in Malaysia that’s valued at RM75.
Additional call usage is charged at 10 sen/min to Maxis numbers and 15 sen/min to others. Additional SMS are charged at 10 sen to Maxis and 15 sen to others. Once your usage hits RM110/month, calls and SMS within Maxis are charged at 5 sen/min and 5 sen per SMS.
Overall the call rates are cheaper than the standard Maxis Value Plus 50 offering. Maxis VP50 charges 12 sen/min to calls within Maxis and 18 sen/min to others. With that rate, it gives you about 416 minutes of calls within Maxis or 277 minutes to other networks, whereas for RM2/month less (RM48) on TalkMore 48, you’ll get 400 minutes and 200 SMS which is better value.
For more information, head over to TalkMore48 postpaid page.