The latest entry-level 9.7″ iPad for 2018 is finally here in Malaysia and it’s probably all you ever need from an iOS tablet. It gets a newer Apple A10 Fusion chip from the iPhone 7 and it also supports the Apple Pencil which was previously exclusive to the iPad Pro series. On top of that, it’s also RM100-RM250 cheaper compared last year’s model at the time of launch.
If you’re looking for some great deals on Apple products, you might want to check out the Switch Warehouse Clearance sale happening from 2nd to 4th March.
Of course some of the units on offer are ex-demo units or end-of-life (EOL) units and some are just plain old models but hey where can you get an iPhone 6S for RM800. Yes, the iPhone 6S is already three years but it’s still a capable phone for the price of a basic Android phone today.
And if you check Apple’s website, a brand new iPhone 6S retails for RM2,249. So the demo unit being offered at the Switch Warehouse Clearance is RM1,449 cheaper – that’s almost 3 times cheaper.
There are other products on offer at the clearance as well, if you’re looking for the iPad or iPad Pro (both 9.7 and 12-inch models are available). There are deals on Macs and MacBooks. Check out the full list of Apple products on offer below.
The Switch Warehouse Clearance Sale is happening at Switch, MyTown Shopping Mall, KL from 2nd to 4th March 2018. As with these things most of the time, terms and conditions apply.
UPDATE: The new iPad Pro models are now available in Malaysia.
Apple has just updated its high-end tablet offering with its new 2nd generation iPad Pro. Like the current version, it also comes in two sizes and the smallest one now comes with a 10.5″ display. Apart from the usual hardware upgrades, the new iPad Pro also features the most advanced display with ProMotion.
Apple’s WWDC (World Wide Developers Conference) event is happening next month where they would reveal its latest iteration for MacOS, iOS, WatchOS and tvOS. Apart from software, the Cupertino-based company could be launching a brand new iPad that would replace its current iPad Pro.
Planning to get a brand new iPad with 4G LTE support? Celcom is now offering the latest iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 cellular versions on contract, starting from RM998. All 3 storage options (16GB, 64GB and 128GB) are available and you have a choice to subscribe to one of 3 iPad data plans ranging between 2.5GB to 10GB per month.
Its Celcom First iPad Lite at RM50/month comes with 2.5GB a month, while its First iPad Basic at RM70/month comes with 4.5GB data quota. For heavy data usage, its First iPad Advance of RM100/month comes with 10GB of data, which is equivalent to just RM10/GB.
View the full iPad bundled pricing with 24 months contract after the break.
With its SurfMore 50 plan that offers 2GB data at RM50/month, the iPad Air 2 (Cellular version) is offered from RM1,689 while the iPad mini 3 (Cellular version) is offered from RM1,389. The full bundled pricing are as follows:
iPad Air 2
16GB – (RRP: RM2,029) – RM1,689
64GB – (RRP: RM2,349) – RM1,929
128GB – (RRP: RM2,679) – RM2,229
iPad mini 3
16GB – (RRP: RM1,699) – RM1,349
64GB – (RRP: RM2,029) – RM1,709
128GB – (RRP: RM2,349) -RM1,999
During sign up, you would need to put a 3 month advance subscription fee as advance payment, which will be refunded over 5 months. However it is waived for Maxis subscribers that have been active for the past 1 year with good payment records. All contracts are tied with 24 months duration.
The latest iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 are now ready for purchase on Apple’s official online store. The new models were listed online over the weekend and its stocks are now available with shipping estimated within 2-4 business days.
The 6.1mm thin iPad Air 2 is priced from RM1,599 while its compact 7.9″ iPad mini 3 is priced from RM1,279.
Correction: While the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 is listed on the Malaysia Apple online store with, these devices are not yet available for shipping but expect them to be available soon. Apologies for the confusion.
UPDATE: iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 are now available for online orders. Estimated 2-4 days time to ship.
In terms of pricing, the iPad Air 2 starts from RM1,599 for the 16GB WiFi and RM2,029 for the 16GB LTE version. While the iPad mini 3 starts from RM1,279 for the 16GB WiFi and RM1,699 for the 16GB LTE.
The iPad Air 2 sells for the same price as the iPad air that it replaces, which is a good thing. Also, the 32GB iPad Air variant has been discontinued, as a result, the 64GB and 128GB pricing is more affordable than it was in the previous gen. If you want a cheaper iPad, the pricing for the iPad mini and original iPad Air have been reduced recently.
If you’re in the market for an iPad and don’t mind not having the latest, Apple has slashed its iPad Air and iPad mini pricing in Malaysia where you can pick one up from as low as RM1,279 and RM799 respectively.
The latest iPad pricing in Malaysia are as follows:
WiFi 16GB – RM1,279
WiFi 32GB – RM1,449
WiFi + Cellular 16GB – RM1,699
WiFi + Cellular 32GB – RM1,869
iPad mini 2 (Retina Display)
WiFi 16GB – RM969
WiFi 32GB – RM1,139
WiFi + Cellular 16GB – RM1,399
WiFi + Cellular 32GB – RM1,569
WiFi 16GB – RM799
WiFi + Cellular 16GB – RM1,229
The iPad Air 2 and the iPad mini 3 were just announced a few moments ago. While the iPad Air 2 gets improved hardware in an ulta-thin 6.1mm body, there’s hardly any changes on the iPad mini 3 except for its Touch ID sensor. For those prefer a smaller iPad, it is better to save the money and get the iPad mini 2 instead.
If you’re interested, head over to Apple Malaysia’s Online Store.