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If you talk a lot with an appetite for 1GB of mobile internet on the go, Maxis is now offering a special offer for the Samsung Galaxy S III and the iPhone 4 8GB model. With Maxis TalkMore 48 and bolt-on 1GB of mobile internet, the Galaxy S III can be yours for just RM799 with 12 months contract. Alternatively, you can get the iPhone 4 for free with 24 months contract. The TalkMore 48 offers 400 minutes of calls and 200 SMS for RM48/month, while the monthly 1GB mobile internet subscription is offered at RM48/month as well. This calculates to a total of RM96/month.
As usual, there’s a advance payment of RM1,000 required during registration which they will refund back to your account across 5 months. If you’re an active Maxis subscriber for at least a year, the upfront payment will be waived.
For more information, head over to Maxis Promo page.
With dual subscription of DG Smart Plan 88 and DG SmartPlan which comes with 8GB data respectively, 2 units of HTC One X can be yours for just RM1,499 (RM750 each). You could also sign up 2 units of Samsung Galaxy S III for just RM1,899 (RM950 each). Normally DG Smart Plan 88 comes with 5GB/month but with the Jualan Internet 2X promo, they have given extra 3GB. The total monthly subscription is RM168/month.
For full details, head to DiGi Jualan Internet 2X Ganda page.
The upcoming Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for the Samsung Galaxy S III comes with extra surprises. It is reported that the new update will bring the welcomed Multi-View feature that offers split-screen functionality which was first introduced on the Samsung Galaxy Note II.
This was spotted on the Japan version of Galaxy S III α which runs on the latest OS version. According to Sammobile, multi-view will be available with Android 4.1.2 update but so far no availability dates for Malaysian units. Once this is available, it will definitely boost multi-tasking and make full use of the Galaxy S III’s 4.8″ display.
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DiGi is offering the HTC One X, Samsung Galaxy S III, Note and Note 10.1 from as low as RM699 with a special bundling with RM148/month commitment. The new DG Smart Plan special bundling of RM148/month offers 3GB of data and RM80 worth of calls/sms/mms each month which is tied to 24 months contract. In way, this bundling is actually a DG Smart Plan 68 (3GB) that’s bolt on with RM80 of extra credit.
During sign up, the special offer requires RM1,000 advance payment which is quite a lot. However if you’re a DiGi Corporate Employee Program customer with Auto Billing payment, the Advance payment is waived. On top of that, DiGi is offering extended warranty to Corporate customers which gives it a total of 2 years, except for HTC One X that’s already covered with 2 years warranty. For normal customers, the warranty can be extended at RM90 for Galaxy Note, RM115 for Galaxy S III and RM170 for Galaxy Note 10.1.
For more information, head over to DiGi Smart Specials promo page.
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This is also the first time ever an Android device is being blended in the series. Are the Blendtec blades any match for the aluminium clad iPhone 5? Watch the video to find out.
The iPhone 5 is officially available yesterday in the first wave countries. While most owners will be treating their new gadgets with utmost care, Android Authority has taken the honours of giving it a drop test together with the Samsung Galaxy S III.
Will the iPhone 5 with its supposed sturdier build withstand more impact than the iPhone 4? Is the Galaxy S III tougher than a iPhone 5? Watch the video above to find out.
The next question is, will it blend?
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The Samsung Galaxy S III might have a funny “designed for humans” tagline but Samsung insists that there’s a lot of thought process involved when designing its current flagship smart phone. They have just released a design story video which explain its key inspirations behind the design and how they integrated nature elements on the Galaxy S III.
It shares how they got inspiration of creating a natural curved body where the back cover mimics a pebble with water flowing over it. In terms of software, Samsung aims to make the experience as natural as possible with gestures and realistic sounds of nature. They have played around with various liquid sounds and the video revealed that the sound of dripping orange juice was used for the phone dialer. Watch the 5 over minute video above.
Just like the iPhone 4S and HTC One X offer, the Samsung Galaxy S III can be yours for only RM799 with 24 months contract of Maxis Value Plus 50 postpaid voice + 1GB data plan (RM98/month). An upfront payment of RM1050 is required which will be rebated back to your monthly bill. This offer is valid until 20th August 2012.
For more information, head over to Maxis.
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Update: Samsung Malaysia provided additional information on the one-day promo. The discount is valid for devices purchased at Samsung Elite Partners and is limited to one device per customer while stocks are available at the outlets. Hope this helps.
Lee Chong Wei might not win gold but he’s a champion in our hearts, that’s for sure. In celebration of him bagging Malaysia’s first medal in the 2012 Olympics Samsung Malaysia will be taking 10% off the RRP of Galaxy S III purchased on August 8. The special offer is for one day only presumably for unit purchased at authorized Samsung retailers. We’ll provide more details as they become available.
The Samsung Galaxy S III is finally available on contract with U Mobile from as low as RM588 at all U Mobile stores nationwide. The Galaxy S III which retails for RM2,199 is now offered on 4 contract plan options with 24 months period.
In past bundling, there’s U28, U58 & U88 which comes bundled with 1GB, 2GB and 3GB respectively. Now they are bundling the device with U Premium, which offers 5GB of data, 800 minutes of call & 800 SMS for RM168/month. A major thing to note is that U Premium’s bundled minutes are split 50-50 for calls/SMS made to numbers within U Mobile network and other domestic networks. Obviously the RM588 price offered is tied with U Premium plan for 24 months. If U Premium’s subscription of RM168/month is too much to commit, the Galaxy S III can be yours at RM1,099 on 24 months contract of U88.
For more information, head over to U Mobile’s Galaxy S III page.
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