U Mobile is also offering the Galaxy S8 and S8+ on pre-order starting today 11 April until 13 April 2017. However, when it comes to freebies, the special RM900+ pre-order bundle is only applicable for the first 100 customers. This consists of a starter kit, a 5,100mAh battery pack and Samsung’s Protection Plus plan which extends your warranty to 2 years along with 1 year screen crack protection.
Both the Galaxy S8/S8+ are bundled with U Mobile’s Ultimate Device Plan instead of their popular Hero Postpaid offering. The Galaxy S8 is going from RM1,819 (without GST) while the bigger S8+ is offered from RM2,159 (without GST). The bundled pricing are as follows:
Ultimate Device Plan 60 – RM2,419
Ultimate Device Plan 90 – RM2,179
Ultimate Device Plan 130 – RM1,819
Ultimate Device Plan 60 – RM2,759
Ultimate Device Plan 90 – RM2,519
Ultimate Device Plan 130 – RM2,159
All bundles are tied with a 24-month contract and there’s an upfront payment of RM360 (UD60), RM600 (UD90) and RM960 (UD130) which will be rebated back to your bill over 24 months.
To recap on the plans, the entry-level Ultimate Device 60 plan (RM60/month), comes with 5GB of data, 3GB of Video-Onz, Unlimited Music-Onz and App-Onz usage along with a bundle of 60 minutes of phone calls. Meanwhile, the mid-tier Ultimate Device 90 plan (RM90/month) gives you 7GB of data, 5GB of Video Onz, unlimited music-onz, unlimited app-onz and unlimited voice calls to all networks.
The highest Ultimate Device 130 plan offering comes with 10GB of data, unlimited Video-onz, unlimited Music-onz, unlimited App-onz plus unlimited calls and 65 SMS to all networks. For excess usage, U Mobile Ultimate Device Plan charges 9 sen/30 sec for calls to U Mobile and 15 sen/30 sec to other networks. Meanwhile, SMS are charged at 3 sen to U Mobile and 8 sen each to others.
Only 3 colours are available namely Midnight Black, Maple Gold and Orchid Gray. Looking at the pre-order page, it appears that U Mobile is only catering for new subscribers only as the page requires you to pick a new number. Payment can only be done via credit card and they accept Visa, Mastercard and American Express.
If you’re interested, head over to U Mobile’s Galaxy S8 Pre-order page.
UPDATE: Which Malaysian telco has the better Galaxy S8 deal? Check out our Galaxy S8 telco plan comparison.