The big day is here for the official launch of the HTC One (M8) in
HTC One M8 Arriving In
For those looking to get a One (M8) on a plan from either of these telcommunication heavyweights, here is a brief summary of what they have to offer:
Maxis was originally thought to be the exclusive provider of telco plans for the smartphone, yet a quick look at uMobile’s website revealed they have affordable plans for it as well. The Maxis offerings are split into two types: TalkMore which emphasises call talk time and SMS rates, and SurfMore which is more data-centric and highlights more towards internet packages.
Contracts are either 12 or 24 month durations, with the device price starting from as low as
Taking a look at TalkMore, there are 3 packages starting from
The two internet focused plans are SurfMore30 and Surfmore50 which supply 1Gb and 2GB of data respectively, with call and SMS charges to be applied as per the chart.
The first 1000 Maxis subscribers who take advantage of this offer will further get the HTC Dot View casing accessory for free, which is worth
Maxis might have been the first to announce their plans, but uMobile has joined the party as well with their lowest device prive valued at
Users who go for the cheapest U58 plan with 1GB data will however be required to make an upfront payment of RM348, which will of course be deducted from their monthly billing. There are two other plans, the U88 and U138, with full payment details included in the chart.
As part of their promotional efforts, uMobile is offering smartphone insurance known as U Care 8 6-month subscription for free, which is actually worth
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