If you’re not already aware, all three major telcos in Malaysia started their pre-order campaigns for the brand new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus at 12.01 am today. If you were one of the many who stayed up late to get your pre-order in, you might have been a little disappointed unless you were trying to get your pre-order purchase made from Celcom.
Both the Maxis online store, as well as the DiGi online store grinded to a halt as soon as the iPhone packages went up. Celcom’s online store remained operational, but we can’t really say if they stole the thunder from their rivals and were better prepared, or if there was just less interest in the Celcom iPhone 6 packages compared to the packages offered by Maxis and DiGi.
At time of posting, both Maxis and DiGi online stores remain inaccessible, or painfully slow to load. We can confirm from one of our failed attempts to access the store that both the entry level packages for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus on the Maxis Store has been marked as sold out.
The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus preorders for Malaysia will be starting later tonight (12am, 31 October 2014 to be precise), but it looks like the pricing has been unveiled by Maxis. The telco has just updated its website to show the full pricing and plans for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.
[UPDATE @ 8:03pm] The Maxis Midnight Express is now live. More below.
[ORIGINAL ARTICLE @ 7:43pm]
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