For those of you who have been waiting to see what U Mobile has got to offer for its iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus bundle, the plans are finally out. Available for both prepaid and postpaid subscribers, U Mobile is offering the new iPhones with brand new iPlans from as low as RM40/month. If you sign up for the new U MicroCredit installment plan, you can bring home an iPhone 6 from as low as RM98 per month!
U Mobile is now offering the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5s as well as the iPhone 5c with its new iPlan – i40, i60, i90 and i130. The plans starts from as low as RM40 a month, and as a promotion, the telco is offering truly unlimited data for those who sign up before 30 June 2015 – valid until 31 July 2015 (i60 and i90 Plan), and 30 September 2015 (i130 plan).
The iPhone prices are the same for both U Mobile postpaid and prepaid subscribers. This makes U Mobile the first telco in Malaysia to offer an iPhone with a subsidised price for prepaid users.
For those who are wondering, the truly unlimited data is a real deal however, only for a limited period of time. Sign up during the consumer launch this Friday and you will enjoy truly unlimited data for i60 plan and i90 plan until 31 July 2015. If you sign up for i130 plan, you can enjoy unlimited data until 30 September 2015. After the dates, your data will be capped to the quota as shown before (3GB, 5GB and 7GB respectively).
U Mobile’s iPlans are actually very attractive. It comes bundled with plenty of data catered to today’s smartphone user, and still comes with some free talktime and SMS. Should you exceed the limit, U Mobile is also offering the same low pay-per-use call rates at 5sen for every 30 seconds – that’s one of the lowest rates available in the market right now, and yes, it’s applicable for prepaid users too.
The iPhone prices shown above are only valid during the promotion period and while stocks last. After that, U Mobile’s iPhone bundles will be based on the recently revised iPhone prices as shown below.
So, how is U Mobile different from all the other telcos in Malaysia? U Mobile’s iPhone bundle boasts several benefits like lower selling price compared to the official retail price, zero upfront payment, and total contract freedom.
First up, U Mobile is offering the iPhone at a lower price compared with Apple’s retail price. This means that even without a plan subsidy, you can already get the iPhones at a cheaper price.
During promotion period
- 16GB iPhone 6 – RM2,165 (RRP RM2,399)
- 64GB iPhone 6 – RM2,500 (RRP RM2,749)
- 128GB iPhone 6 – RM2,835 (RRP RM3,149)
- 16GB iPhone 6 Plus – RM2,500 (RP RM2,749)
- 64GB iPhone 6 Plus – RM2,835 (RRP RM3,149)
- 128GB iPhone 6 Plus – RM3,170 (RRP RM3,549)
After promotion period
- 16GB iPhone 6 – RM2,310 (RRP RM2,549)
- 64GB iPhone 6 – RM2,670 (RRP RM2,949)
- 128GB iPhone 6 – RM3,030 (RRP RM3,349)
- 16GB iPhone 6 Plus – RM2,670 (RRP RM2,949)
- 64GB iPhone 6 Plus – RM3,030 (RRP RM3,349)
- 128GB iPhone 6 Plus – RM3,390 (RRP RM3,749)
For those of you who have a credit card, just sign up for U Mobile’s iPhone bundle, pay with your credit card and subscribe to auto debit, and the telco will waive the upfront payment. This means that for example, you will only need to pay RM1,805 to buy a 16GB iPhone 6 on i60 plan. If you don’t have a credit card, and for prepaid subscribers, you will need to pay an upfront payment as shown on the table above. Upfront payment will be rebated over 24 months.
U Mobile also boasts a total contract freedom for its iPhone plans. Each of these plans are tied to a 24 months contract however, should you wish to terminate your contract, you will not be subjected to any penalty. U Mobile however, will require you to refund the phone subsidy price for the number of months you have left on your contract. The example shown below is taken from U Mobile:
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