You can pre-order the iPhone 8 in Malaysia beginning tomorrow, 13 October 2017 and it will be released officially next week on 20 October 2017. Ahead of its pre-order day, Celcom has revealed its full postpaid contract plans and also the full retail price for the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus.
iPhone 8 Malaysian Pricing
The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are offered from as low as RM1,748 and RM2,188 with its FIRST Postpaid contract plans. Based on Celcom’s listed iPhone 8 RRP before GST and a RM660 price difference between the 64GB and 256GB models, it appears that the Malaysian full retail price with 6% GST would be as follows:
iPhone 8/8 Plus Malaysian Pricing
iPhone 8 64GB – RM3,599
iPhone 8 256GB – RM4,299
iPhone 8 Plus 64GB – RM4,099
iPhone 8 Plus 256GB – RM4,799
Overall, that’s RM100 more than our initial iPhone 8 Malaysian price prediction. Compared to Singapore, the retail price is slightly higher by about RM20-35 if converted directly. Take note that these figures are based on Celcom’s listed RRP and there’s a possibility it could be different from Apple Malaysia’s official pricing.
UPDATE: iPhone 8/8 Plus official Malaysian pricing revealed.
iPhone 8 on FIRST Postpaid Plans
On Celcom, the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are bundled with an option of 4 postpaid plans ranging from RM98/month to RM188/month. You can learn more about their new FIRST Postpaid plans over here.
The bundled iPhone 8/iPhone 8 Plus contract pricing with 24-month contract are as follows:
FIRST Platinum Plus (100GB) – RM188/month
iPhone 8 64GB – RM1,748
iPhone 8 256GB – RM2,408
iPhone 8 Plus 64GB – RM2,188
iPhone 8 Plus 256GB – RM2,848
FIRST Platinum (30GB+30GB) – RM148/month
iPhone 8 64GB – RM2,038
iPhone 8 256GB – RM2,698
iPhone 8 Plus 64GB – RM2,468
iPhone 8 Plus 256GB – RM3,128
FIRST Gold Supreme (25GB+25GB) – RM128/month
iPhone 8 64GB – RM2,178
iPhone 8 256GB – RM2,838
iPhone 8 Plus 64GB – RM2,618
iPhone 8 Plus 256GB – RM3,278
FIRST Gold Plus (20GB+20GB) – RM98/month
iPhone 8 64GB – RM2,398
iPhone 8 256GB – RM3,058
iPhone 8 Plus 64GB – RM2,828
iPhone 8 Plus 256GB – RM3,488
During registration, there’s an upfront payment required which ranges between RM700-RM1,300 depending on which plan you pick. The iPhone 8 will be available for pre-order on Celcom’s Online store as well as their Blue Cube and Celcom outlets nationwide beginning tomorrow. Alternatively, you can own the iPhone 8 on Celcom’s EasyPhone program.
For more info, you can check out Celcom’s iPhone 8 page.