Apple iPhone 5 Malaysia Release Date (26 October, 2012) and Price
Apple iPhone 5 Malaysia Release Date (26 Oct 2012 Delayed - Apple Confirmed on 14-December-2012) and Price!
Apple Press Info - iPhone 5 Arrives in Malaysia (14-12-2012) & More Than 50 Additional Countries in December!
CUPERTINO, California—December 3, 2012—Apple® today announced iPhone® 5 will be available in Malaysia on Friday, December 14 and 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 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 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.
# However, we foreseen the stock availability will be limited.
According to the sources, the iPhone 5 preorder date is updated again to 23rd of November and the launch date will likely come on the 30th November.
The forums are also speculating the date of 23rd November and 30th November is extremely likely too (hopefully this time will be confirm).
* Maxis iPhone 5 Promotion - 5th to 11th Nov 2012 @ Mid Valley Megamall's North Court.
According to the sources and Mid Valley Megamall's North Court Events Schedule, it shows that Maxis have had booked the space from November 5th to 11th of 2012 for "Maxis One Club Promotion" and it should be the Maxis iPhone 5 Promotions Event. Also, the iPhone 5 Malaysia release date will very likely be on Friday (9-11-2012). So, it is a good start for Maxis, or other telcos to do a pre-registration of interest or pre-order to beat the crowd one the 9th.
Maxis possibly will revamp its iPhone plans to offer more value and data. We also expect a special deal for One Club members as usual. In terms of iPhone 5 Malaysia price, we do expecting it to be approximately RM2200 for 16GB, RM2600 for 32GB and RM2900 for 64 GB.
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As promised by Apple at the iPhone 5 announcement event, Apple has made it available for pre-order from its official website today. However it is only open for users from US, UK, Canada, Australia, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, France, and Germany, with many more to follow once the iPhone 5 is released.
According to the sources - Malaysia will be getting the iPhone 5 on October 26 (Delayed). That is just more than a month away from now. However, the tentative launch date may get pushed if demand is high. If demands are within Apple’s projection, the October 26 launch date (Delayed) for Malaysia should remain unchanged.
In terms of iPhone 5 price in Malaysia, we don’t expect any big difference compared to the iPhone 4S that starts from RM2,199 for the 16GB. In Singapore, the iPhone 5 pricing on Apple Store is identical to last year. Anyway, the actual pricing may vary when it's launch.