The new iPad Air & iPad mini (2), both comes with retina display will soon be available in Malaysia early next month.
The new iPads feature the new and powerful Apple-designed A7 chip with 64-bit desktop-class architecture, ultrafast wireless with faster built-in Wi-Fi and expanded LTE cellular connectivity, and the newly-designed iOS 7 featuring hundreds of new features.
Below are the expected pricing of the iPad Air & iPad mini (2) in Malaysia according to our sources.
Apple iPad Air (LTE) pricing in Malaysia:
- iPad Air 16GB- RM2099
- iPad Air 32GB- RM2299
- iPad Air 64GB- RM2699
Apple iPad mini with Retina Display (LTE) pricing in Malaysia:
- iPad mini with Retina Display 16GB- RM1799
- iPad mini with Retina Display 32GB- RM2099
We have yet to receive pricing for the 128GB models.
To date, Celcom, DiGi & Maxis have started accepting Registration of Interest(ROI) for the iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina Display.
- Celcom ROI page: iPad Air[link], iPad mini[Link]
- DiGi ROI page: iPad Air[link], iPad mini[Link]
- Maxis (yet to accept ROI): iPad Air[link], iPad mini[Link]
In a statement, Celcom said that it will offer the iPad Air with Wi-Fi + Cellular in Malaysia starting on Monday, 9 December 2013. The new iPad with a range of attractive data plans from Celcom that will allow customers to connect to its “lightning-fast LTE network with speeds up to 10 times that of normal 3G.
MalaysianWireless believes that the iPad mini with Retina Display will also be available in Malaysia starting Dec 9.
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[Update 1, 5 December 8pm]- Maxis has started offering the iPad Air at its centres in the Klang Valley today and nationwide next week. Package and plan details here. The iPad Air from Maxis starts from RM1449.
Celcom is expected to offer the iPad Air and iPad mini Retina Display starting Monday on December 9.
[Update 2, 9 December 5.30am]- Celcom now offers the iPad Air from RM1248.Full details here.
Looks they made last minutes changes to the iPad Air pricing. The 16GB at RM2089, no changes on the 32GB at RM2299 and RM2669 for the 64GB.