The wait is finally over!
Earlier today, Samsung Mobile Malaysia announced that the much anticipated Samsung Galaxy S4 is on sale in Malaysia!
Samsung Galaxy S4 is the latest flagship Android superphone from Samsung, which was announced last March 2013 in a theatrical Broadway-esque event in New York, USA. As a quick recap, here’s a brief specs overview of the Samsung Galaxy S4:-
- 5″ Full HD Super AMOLED display (1920X1080)(441 ppi)
- 1.6 GHz octa core Exynnos 5 processor <– Malaysian version is non-LTE
- 16/32/64 GB internal storage (expandable microSD slot) + 2 GB RAM
- Powered by latest Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2 OS (with Samsung TouchWiz interface)
- 13 megapixel rear camera, 2 megapixel front facing camera
- 7.9 mm thin, weighing only 130 grams
- 2,600 mAH removable battery
- Connectivity : HSPA+/LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC, IR (infrared) Blaster
- Available in Black Mist and White Frost
The highlight of this flagship phone has to be the series of features that was introduced, which includes Dual Camera use, Air View using your fingers, Sound & Shot, Smart Pause, S Translator and more. For more information, do check out the Samsung Galaxy S4 microsite at http://www.samsung.com/my/galaxys4/
See Previous Post : Samsung Galaxy S4 announced & what the tech sites think
After releasing a Facebook Event invite HERE to the public yesterday, the launch consist of a moving roadshow from early morning of Saturday, 27 April 2013 until the afternoon in the following locations:-
- 9.30 – 10.00 at Blue cube Sunway Pyramid (ICONIC) Celcom Store
- 10.00 – 10.30 at Sunway Pyramid – Digi Store
- 10.45 – 11.00 at 3rd Floor The Gardens, Mid Valley – Maxis Store
- 11.30 – 12.00 at Berjaya Times Square – U Mobile Store
- 12.30 – 14.30 at Low Yat Plaza Main entrance
The launch this year was rather different from the usual Media / Partners Launch event, it’s a moving roadshow at all 4 major telcos (Celcom, DiGi, Maxis and U Mobile) ending at the consumer event at Low Yat Plaza in KL city. Additionally, all telcos also held their own roadshows at various nationwide.
Pricing and Mobile Telco Plans
The Samsung Galaxy S4 is on sale starting 10 am this morning of 27 April 2013, at the Recommended Retail Price (RRP) of RM 2,199 at all 4 telcos as well as authorised Samsung distributor / retailers.
All 4 telcos also announced their respective plans for the Samsung Galaxy S4.
Maxis – S4 Plans from RM 1,249 at RM 78/month
Check out Maxis’ Samsung Galaxy S4 plans at http://new.maxis.com.my/content/maxis/en/personal/devices/all-phones/samsung/samsung-galaxy-s4.html
Celcom – S4 Plans from RM 1,338 at RM 88/month
Check out Celcom’s’ Samsung Galaxy S4 plans at http://www.celcom.com.my/devices/smartphones/android/samsung-galaxy-s4.php
DiGi – S4 Plans from RM 1,199 at RM 148/month
Check out DiGi’s’ Samsung Galaxy S4 plans at http://www.digi.com.my/PhonesDevices/Samsung_GALAXYS4.do
U Mobile – S4 Plans from RM 899 at RM 159/month
Check out U Mobile’s’ Samsung Galaxy S4 plans at http://www.u.com.my/phone-deals/samsung-galaxy-s4
Are you excited? Or have you already got your hands on the Samsung Galaxy S4 already this morning?