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Update: Added pictures and videos from the event as well as press pictures and press release.
On contract, DiGi is offering RM550 subsidy for 1 year contract and RM800 for 2 years, making the device priced at RM1449 and RM1199 respectively. If you’re an existing contracted DG Smart Plan customer, unfortunately there’s no upgrade or contract extension plans at the moment. HTC Malaysia has also mentioned that the Android 2.3 Gingerbread for the Incredible S will be coming in June.
More updates coming soon! Pictures and videos from the launch plus press release and press pictures of the HTC Incredible S right after the jump.
In terms of availability, the HTC Incredible S will be exclusively available from DiGi from next week onwards. Non-contract availability of the device will be at the end of April.
HTC INTRODUCES HTC INCREDIBLE S IN MALAYSIA
New smartphone combines cutting-edge design with a premium mobile experience
MALAYSIA – 18 March, 2011 – HTC Corporation, a global leader in mobile innovation and design, today unveiled a new version of one of its most popular and advanced smartphones – HTC Incredible S – as part of its commitment to expanding the market for advanced smartphones while providing distinct choices in design, power and value. The HTC Incredible S includes HTC Sense, HTC’s unique customer-focused user experience that puts people at the center by making phones work in a more simple and natural way.
“HTC developed the HTC Sense experience to bring cutting-edge innovation to our customers in simple and natural ways that just make sense – this is what HTC Incredible S represents best,” said Peter Chou, CEO of HTC Corporation. “These new phones offer an exhilarating mix of style, innovation and features that extend people’s mobile experience in ways that feel personal and completely original.”
The alluring HTC Incredible S smartphone combines cutting-edge design with a premium mobile experience for those who dare to be different. Showing what can be achieved when engineers and designers work together to raise the bar for mobile phone design, the HTC Incredible S smartphone features a stunning, contoured body that highlights the internal hardware components of the device. Capturing and viewing video in crystal clear High-Definition has never been so easy and a bright 4-inch WVGA Super LCD display and stereo surround sound bring a vibrant cinematic experience to the palm of your hand.
HTC Incredible S also takes high quality pictures with its 8-megapixel camera with dual flash, and it easily enables videos, photos and music to be shared from the handset direct to a TV using DLNA® technology. Thanks to the HTC Incredible S’s front facing camera and video call functionality, users will constantly be able to chat with their friends face-to-face.
The HTC Incredible S will be available exclusively at all DiGi Centres and DiGi Specialised stores at a subsidized price with contract. For more details, visit the DiGi website.
Retail units will be available at all HTC authorized resellers at a suggested retail price of RM 1,999.00 from the end April onwards.