The iPhone 6s goes official in Malaysia at midnight tonight (16th October). So if you’re planning to get one, we’ve compiled all the essential things that you should know for the big day. Whether it is buying on contract, or outright from retailers, we’ve got them covered. Read on for our iPhone 6s/iPhone 6s Plus Buyers’ Guide.
Price and models
The latest iPhone 6s is the most expensive yet, due to our weakening Malaysian Ringgit against the US Dollar. The iPhone 6s is priced from RM3,199 for the base 16GB model, while the phablet sized iPhone 6s Plus is priced from RM3,699 (both including GST). In terms of colours, the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus are offered in Space Grey, Silver, Gold and Rose Gold. Stocks for Rose Gold are very limited and it is expected to be a hot selling item.
iPhone 6s Telco Offers
This time, Malaysians have a total of 22 plans to choose from the big 4 telcos namely Celcom, Digi, Maxis and U Mobile. Majority of such plans come with 24 months contract but for those who prefer to commit to shorter duration, both Maxis and Digi are also offering 12 months duration with selected plans. To learn more about the plans and how much it will cost in the long run, do check out our iPhone 6s Telco Comparison Guide.
For those that pre-ordered from the telcos since 9th October, you should be able to receive or collect your units starting from midnight (16th October). Below are the telco iPhone 6s midnight venues:
iPhone 6s mid-night venues
Blue Cube@Sunway Pyramid
Blue Cube Publika,
Celcom Centre, Taman Molek, Johor Bahru
Blue Cube Elit Avenue Bayan Baru, Penang.
Digi Store SS2, Petaling Jaya
Digi Store Jalan Tun Ismail, Kuantan
Digi Store Jalan Tikus, Penang
Digi Store Danga Bay, Johor Bahru
Digi Store Api Api, Kota Kinabalu
Digi Store Jalan Kulas Tengah, Kuching
Digi is giving out vouchers up to RM1,000 plus additional goodies at their midnight iPhone 6s event.
Maxis (Pre-order collection only)
Maxis Centre KLCC, Kuala Lumpur
Maxis Centre Danga Bay, Johor Bahru
Maxis Centre All Seasons Place, Penang
Full collection details here.
Berjaya Times Square, Kuala Lumpur
There are mystery gifts for the first 300 where the lucky 50 could walk away with a free phone.
Buying without Contract
For those wanting to buy an iPhone 6s/iPhone 6s Plus without contract, you can get it at the following authorised resellers starting tomorrow (16th October) during normal business hours:
SenQ -Leisure Mall Kuala Lumpur, 1 Utama Kuala Lumpur, Queensbay Mall Penang, Sunway Carnival Mall Penang, Sutera Mall Johor Bahru, Karamunsing Kota Kinabalu and Boulevard Kuching.
SenQ will be accepting trade-ins of older iPhones up to RM900 for an iPhone 5S. More details here.
Alternatively you can order from the official Apple Store online that comes with free delivery. Online sales are expected to open starting tomorrow.
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