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Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ now available for pre-order from Maxis

The Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ are now open for pre-orders in Malaysia. If you prefer to get the latest Galaxy flagship on contract, Maxis is offering both models on its normal MaxisONE postpaid contract plans and on Zerolution.

The Galaxy S8 which retails at RM3,299 can be yours from RM1,799 (before GST) while the Galaxy S8+ that is selling for RM3,699 is offered from RM2,099 (before GST). Similar to Samsung Malaysia’s pre-order promo, you also get over RM900 worth of freebies which includes a starter pack, 5,100mAh power bank and extended warranty with screen protection.

The Galaxy S8/S8+ bundled pricing from Maxis are as follows:

Galaxy S8

Normal Contract
MaxisONE 128 – RM2,399 (24 months)
MaxisONE 158 – RM1,999 (24 months)
MaxisONE 188 – RM1,799 (24 months)

MaxisONE 128 – RM128/month (24 months)
MaxisONE 158 – RM113/month (24 months)
MaxisONE 188 – RM98/month (24 months)

Galaxy S8+

Normal Contract
MaxisONE 128 – RM2,699 (24 months)
MaxisONE 158 – RM2,299 (24 months)
MaxisONE 188 – RM2,099 (24 months)

MaxisONE 128 – RM145/month (24 months)
MaxisONE 158 – RM130/month (24 months)
MaxisONE 188 – RM115/month (24 months)

Note that the device price shown above are before 6% GST and the Maxis Zerolution monthly instalments do not include the monthly plan subscription. The Zerolution Upgrade fee of RM44/month and Device protection plan of RM23/month are not included as well.

For Zerolution, there’s no upfront payment required however those opting for the normal contract plan are required to pay 4 months subscription fee as advance payment. Existing Maxis subscribers with good payment history can waive this payment and you can check if you’re eligible by signing in to the Maxis Online store with your Maxis ID.

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To recap, all MaxisONE postpaid plans comes with unlimited calls, unlimited SMS and bundled data that’s split between weekday and weekend use. The MaxisONE 128 at RM128/month comes with 15GB all-day and 15GB weekend, while MaxisONE 158 gives you 20GB all-day and 20GB weekend. The highest MaxisONE 188 offering at RM188/month comes with a whopping 25GB of all-day data and 25GB for weekends.

The pre-order promotion is available starting today 11 April until 13 April 2017 with stocks expected to be available nationwide on 5th May 2017. If you’re interested, head over to the Galaxy S8 page on the Maxis website.

UPDATE: Which Malaysian telco has the better Galaxy S8 deal? Check out our Galaxy S8 telco plan comparison.

Alexander Wong