DiGi iPhone 4S plans explained
By Tan Ming Sin
12 December 2011 - DiGi had just announced their plans and packages coming along with their recommended retail price for iPhone 4S in Malaysia. Be reminded that at this moment DiGi has not announced any iPhone 4S launching event. Any pre-order will have their devices delivered to their house-door from 16 December 2011 onwards.
The recommended retail price for iPhone 4S in Malaysia are:
- iPhone 4S 16GB Black/White - RM2290
- iPhone 4S 32GB Black/White - RM2590
- iPhone 4S 64GB Black/White - RM2890
DiGi has come out with their three usual iPlans for iPhone 4S - iDiGi 88, iDiGi138 and iDiGi 238. There are only 24-months packages available at this moment.
DiGi is having a rebate of RM 200 off the RRP for every iPhone 4S. However, the upfront payment will be the same as the RRP deducting RM 200. The different iDiGi plans will not affect the upfront payment and DiGi is wavering registration fees.
However, the savings you can get from DiGi is through the reduction of their monthly commitment. Previously, iDiGi 88 has a monthly commitment of RM88. It has now reduce to RM55 (with Auto-Billing). The discount will be RM88 - RM55=RM33. Do the maths; RM33 x 24-months you save up to RM 792. However, DiGi is giving extra RM80 off (unexplained) together with the total saving from monthly commitment (RM792 + RM80=RM872). The extra RM80 off works on all iDiGi plans.
Thus, if you add the total saving from monthly commitment (RM 872) and the rebate of RM 200, the total you save is RM872 + RM200=RM1072 from the RRP under iDiGi 88 plan.
Same concept as before, no adjustment to the upfront payment. iDiGi 138 provide you with additional 3GB data.
On concept of saving, the iDiGi 138 previously was RM 138/month. With the new montly commitment RM 88, the reduction will beRM138 - RM88=RM50. Then, RM 50 x 24-months =RM 1200. Bundle with the additional RM80, you save RM 1280. Thus, summing the rebate of RM200 with RM 1280, you save RM 1480 from the RRP under iDiGi 138 plan.
Same as before, no adjustment on upfront payment. iDiGi provide additional 5GB data.
On concept of saving, iDiGi 238 previously was RM 238/month. With the new monthly commitment RM 156, the reduction will be RM 238 - RM 156=RM82. Then, RM 82 x 24-months=RM 1968. Bundle with the additional RM80, you save RM 2048. Thus, summing the rebate of RM200 with RM 2048, you save RM 2248 from the RRP under iDiGi 238 plan.
In this case, the RRP of iPhone 4S 16GB White/Black from DiGi; RM 2290, minus out the savings of RM 2248 will amount you RM 42 for the device.
"DiGi baru sahaja mengumumkan pelan dan pakej mereka disertakan dengan harga penjualan untuk iPhone 4S di Malaysia. Harus diingat bahawa DiGi belum lagi mengumumkan apa-apa majlis pelancaran bagi iPhone 4S ini. Bagi yang membuat tempahan awal,telefon mereka akan dihantar terus ke rumah dari 16 Disember. "
Register now at DiGi website, click here.
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