The Huawei Mate 8 is now available on Maxis. They are offering the Premium spec version that comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of on-board storage. On their standard 24 month contract plan, it can be yours from as low as RM1,599 with their MaxisONE Plan. Alternatively, you can opt for Zerolution which gives you the option to swap phones every year.
For both options, Maxis won’t be charging any upfront payment for the device. Below are the bundled pricing for the Huawei Mate 8 and note that it doesn’t include 6% GST:
Standard 24 month contract
MaxisONE Plan 98 – RM1,799
MaxisONE Plan 128/158/188 – RM1,599
Zerolution 24 month
Device only – RM80/month
Device + Upgrade – RM124/month
Device + Upgrade + Protection – RM147/month
To recap on the specs, the Huawei Mate 8 is 6″ premium phablet. It gets a full HD screen upfront and it runs on their top of the line Kirin 950 processor with 4GB of RAM. On-board it gets an expandable 64GB storage and for imaging, it gets a 16MP main camera with OIS plus a front facing 8MP camera. Powering the device is a 4,000mAh battery that is rated to last 1.5 days with heavy use. Out of the box, it runs on Android Marshmallow and it features a quick fingerprint scanner at the rear.
Outright, the Huawei Mate 8 is priced at RM2,399 for the premium version. A more affordable standard version is also available at RM2,099 and that comes with 3GB RAM along with 32GB of on-board storage. You can read up more about the Mate 8 in our announcement post.