Apple iPhone 5 finally here in Malaysia on 14th Dec 2012 [Not Rumor!!]

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For those who are waiting for the iPhone 5 to reach Malaysia, its been a very very long suffering wait. But guess what? Apple finally announces that the iPhone 5 will officially (not the one brought in and sold with a ridiculously high price) available in Malaysia on the 14th December 2012. Which is a Friday. We will have our very own black Friday! YAY!! Together with us, a list of other countries will also be getting the iPhone 5 on the 14th. South Korea will be getting it on the 7th.

This is how the Apple press info looks like:

iPhone 5 Arrives in South Korea & More Than 50 Additional Countries in December

CUPERTINO, California—December 3, 2012—Apple® today announced iPhone® 5 will be available in South Korea on Friday, December 7, with more than 50 additional countries being added in December, including Brazil, Russia and Taiwan. iPhone 5 is the thinnest and lightest iPhone ever, completely redesigned to feature a stunning new 4-inch Retina™ display; an Apple-designed A6 chip for blazing fast performance; and ultrafast wireless*—all while delivering even better battery life.**

iPhone 5 is currently available in 47 countries around the world including the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan and the UK. iPhone 5 comes with iOS 6, the world’s most advanced mobile operating system with over 200 new features including: Shared Photo Streams, Facebook integration, all-new Maps app, Passbook® organization and even more Siri® features and languages.

iPhone 5 comes in either black & slate or white & silver for a suggested retail price of $199 (US) for the 16GB model, $299 (US) for the 32GB model and $399 (US) for the 64GB model. iPhone 5 will be available through the Apple Online Store (www.apple.com), Apple’s retail stores and select Apple Authorized Resellers.

iPhone 4S is available for just $99 (US) and iPhone 4 is available for free with a two-year contract from participating carriers.

iPhone 5 will be available in South Korea on Friday, December 7 and on Friday, December 14 in Albania, Antigua and Barbuda, Armenia, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Ecuador, Grenada, Indonesia, Israel, Jamaica, Jordan, Kuwait, Macedonia, Malaysia, Moldova, Montenegro, Panama, Paraguay, Philippines, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates and Venezuela. iPhone 5 will also be available on Friday, December 21 in Barbados, Botswana, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Egypt, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritius, Morocco, Niger, Senegal, St. Kitts, St. Lucia, St.Vincent & the Grenadines, Tunisia, Uganda and Vietnam.

*Network speeds are dependent on carrier networks. Check with your carrier for details.
**Battery life depends on device settings, usage and other factors. Actual results vary.

Apple designs Macs, the best personal computers in the world, along with OS X, iLife, iWork and professional software. Apple leads the digital music revolution with its iPods and iTunes online store. Apple has reinvented the mobile phone with its revolutionary iPhone and App Store, and is defining the future of mobile media and computing devices with iPad.

Press Contacts:
Natalie Harrison
Apple
harri@apple.com
(408) 862-0565

Teresa Brewer
Apple
tbrewer@apple.com
(408) 974-6851

We are expecting the iPhone 5 to be priced at the same price as the iPhone 4S when it first launch in Malaysia which it RM2199 for the cheapest model. If you want to be on a telco contract to utilize the bundled package, Maxis, Celcom and Digi will all 3 be selling it simultaneously. And do expect the register your interest for the iPhone 5 soon. If you want the contract free/outright iPhone 5, Apple will be selling it in the Apple online store.

So rejoice for all who are waiting for the iPhone 5! The wait is finally over!!!! I cant wait for it!

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Apple Online Store Chinese New Year 1-day offer: 6th January 2012

Happy New Year to everyone!!! Everyone is just starting to take off the year 2012, with the Chinese New Year just around the corner. And Apple is making 2012 more interesting with a 1-day Chinese New Year offer on the 6th of January.

If you are going to buy any Apple products, just hang on for a few days and get them on a slashed price. No news on how much cheaper Apple will be pricing its products this year but the following last year’s offer, Apple slashed up to RM141 on iPods, RM131 on iPads  and additional RM331 discounts on its MacBooks and iMacs. Check this year’s offer this 6th January to find out this year’s offer. If you are lucky, we might also see price slashed on the new iPhone 4S! That’s a little bit too impossible.

See you all on the 6th, here! Anything in mind?

Contract Free iPhone 4S from Apple Online Store

So you really want to get the iPhone 4S but you just don’t want to be tied on a contract with Maxis, Celcom or Digi? You can buy an iPhone 4S outright from the Apple Online Store now!

iPhone 4S is now available in the Apple Online Store with the pricing of:

  • iPhone 4S 16GB – RM2199
  • iPhone 4S 32GB – RM2499
  • iPhone 4S 64GB – RM2799

This is actually cheaper than the RRP (recommended retail price) from the Malaysian telcos.

If you order now, you will get your iPhone 4S in 1-2 weeks time! Hurry and click here to place your order if contracts are not for you! But it is only limited to two unit per customer!

Apple Store Malaysia will sell contract free iPhone 4S

Click here to head to the Apple Online Store Malaysia!

It seems that iPhone 4S will be available contract free from Apple online store Malaysia like the iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS. Just some time ago, the iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS is available contract free from Apple online store with the price of RM1799 and Rm1199 respectively. Both models are available in 8GB version.

And now, the iPhone 4S will join the rest and this will be great new for people who wants to buy an iPhone 4S but do not want to be tied up with contracts and telco. And this will be a very good way to avoid all the long long queues for the iPhone 4S during it’s launch also.

Price is still unavailable but it will be available very soon! So would you buy the iPhone 4S with contract or contract free?