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LG Optimus 2X from Celcom

LG recently launched the Optimus 2X with Celcom. The LG Optimus 2X is the world’s first android smartphone with a dual-core processor and it retails at RM1,899.

Celcom-LG Optimus 2X plans/packages below.

  • 12 & 18 months contract apply
  • RM500 penalty will be imposed in the event of early termination
  • RM300 upfront payment apply for customers that sign up for 88 & 118 package plan(upfront rebate RM25 x 12)
  • RM600 upfront payment apply for customers that sign up for 250 package plan(upfront rebate RM50 x 12)
  • Customers with credit card are encouraged to sign-up for auto billing and enjoy 5%discount on monthly bill every month.
  • Other Celcom Exec T&C apply

http://www.celcom.com.my/celcomexec/promotions/lgOptimus_package.php

Official Press Release below.

KUALA LUMPUR, 15 APRIL 2011 – Celcom Axiata Berhad, the first and foremost mobile telecommunications provider in the country, is proud to work hand in hand with LG Electronics to be the first telco to launch the LG Optimus 2X, the world’s first and fastest android smartphone with a dual-core processor.

“We are pleased to be partnering LG to be the first telco to offer our customers the experience of this world’s first dual-core smartphone. This partnership further cements our commitment to continuously introduce new products to our extensive range of smartphones, providing customers with more choices and ensuring that they find one that perfectly suits their usage and lifestyle. With the advent of this new Android smartphone by LG coupled with Celcom’s undisputed network coverage, this becomes a perfect combination for those living life in the fast lane, helping them maintain a successful work life and an exciting social lifestyle all at the same time,” said Chee Pok Jin, Chief Marketing Officer of Celcom Axiata Berhad.

LG is working exclusively with Celcom to offer attractive packages to the public. In conjunction with the launch of the LG Optimus 2X last Friday, Celcom offered the first 300 customers the chance to purchase this latest smartphone from LG, from as low as RM878, with savings up to RM1,021. The LG Optimus 2X retails at RM1,899.  This special early bird promotion was available from 8 to 10 April 2011 at four selected Celcom Blue Cube outlets namely Pavilion, Bangsar, Mid Valley and Sunway. Additionally, these lucky customers were also rewarded with RM100 discount and a free HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface) cable.

“As the first telco to introduce LG Optimus 2X, Celcom is relentlessly looking for opportunities to offer new, exciting and high quality products to ensure that our customers can enjoy the mobility and connectivity benefits of smartphones. On top of that, we also place significant focus in managing customer satisfaction and fulfillment, from corporate customers to the mass market,” he added.

Celcom has always understood its customers’ diverse telecommunication needs and Celcom’s competitive plans enable them to enjoy affordable yet consistent services such as voice, email, Instant Messaging and social networking, anytime and anywhere. Hence, to provide its customers firsthand experience of this dual-core Android smartphone from LG, Celcom has tailored several special packages exclusively for them. Under the Celcom Exec plans catering to the mass market, customers can save up to RM921 as they get to purchase the LG Optimus 2X from as low as RM978 instead of its retail price RM1,899.

The LG Optimus 2X dual-core Android smartphone is available at all participating Blue Cubes nationwide starting 8 April 2011.  To find out more about the LG Optimus 2X dual- core Android smartphone and our cost effective postpaid plans, please visit www.celcom.com.my or www.lg.com  or call 1-800-111-777.

The new LG Optimus 2X dual-core Android smartphone delivers high end features and performance in a compact and highly refined design. Along with more powerful multimedia features, the LG Optimus 2X’s high-performance Tegra 2 processor makes for faster, smoother web browsing and applications and lets users multitask with virtually no screen lag.  Moreover users will experience smoother game play compared with single-core processors running at the same speed as well as instantaneous touch response and seamless multitasking between applications.

“Dual-core technology is the next leap forward in mobile technology so this is no small achievement to be the first to offer a smartphone utilising this technology,” said HK Kwon, Managing Director of LG Electronics (M) Sdn Bhd. “With unique features such as content mirroring through HDMI interface (High Definition Multimedia Interface) and exceptional graphics performance, the LG Optimus 2X is proof of LG’s commitment to high-end smartphones in 2011.”

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