Surprisingly we also noticed from the site that Samsung Galaxy Tab is now offered at a much reduced price from only RM668 with 18 months contract of Celcom Exec 250. For those who wish to get something lower, the Galaxy Tab goes for RM1188 with Celcom Exec 50 + mBasic 38 which comes with 1GB of data at only RM88/month commitment. You can check this out over at Celcom’s new smartphone site.
In fact with the coming of the iPad 2 and other newer Android devices such as the HTC Flyer, the RRP for the Samsung Galaxy Tab has been reduced to RM1599. That’s a massive RM1100 drop from its original RM2699 price tag during launch.
UPDATE: Celcom revises Samsung Galaxy Tab bundled pricing from RM1118.
Celcom is doing a special sale from now till 31st March 2011 with 3 notable devices – Samsung Galaxy Tab, LG Optimus One and a Huawei MiFi device. This makes Celcom the 2nd telco to offer the Galaxy tablet while the Optimus One finally made its appearance as speculated earlier thanks to our tipster Panda. The Huawei MiFi device shown looks similar to U Mobile’s offering which now makes all 4 Malaysian 3G players offering MiFi products.
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UPDATE: Tab pricing slashed additional RM80 with RM1748 with 12 months contract of Celcom Exec 50+Celcom Broadband mLite or as low as RM1288 with 24 months contract of Celcom Exec 250+Celcom Broadband mPro. Thanks to Applied Gizmo for the heads up at the comments.
UPDATE 2: Galaxy Tab pricing slashed again. From RM1118 with 18 months contract of Celcom Exec 250 + Broadband mPro or RM1568 with 12 months contract of Celcom Exec 50 + Broadband mBasic. Thanks to RB for the heads up via email.
Original Post: For the Samsung Galaxy Tab, it is offered on contract at RM1828 for 12 months and RM1768 for 18 months with Celcom Exec 50+Celcom Broadband mLite package of RM78/month commitment. If you’re a high spender, the Galaxy Tab can be yours at RM1368 over 18 months contract with Celcom Exec 250. As comparison, Maxis now offers the Galaxy Tab at RM1699 over 24 months contract for its Christmas promo.
The Android 2.2 Froyo running LG Optimus One finally showed up on Celcom with the RRP of RM899. On the RM78/month contract of Celcom Exec 50 + Celcom Broadband mLite, it goes for RM508 for 12 months and RM448 for 18 months which is rather affordable. The LG Optimus One is even offered as low as RM48 if you go on Celcom Exec 250 over 18 months contract.
On the broadband segment, they are giving special deals on HP netbook, laptop and a Huawei MiFi device with a 12 month contract. What’s worth mentioning is that the MiFi device is offered at RM250 which is slightly more than U Mobile’s offering.