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[Insider] Malaysia Apple iPhone 4S in Nov

The latest iPhone 4S from Apple will soon be available in Malaysia. Mobile operators including Celcom, Maxis and DiGi are believed to be making preparation to offer the iPhone 4S sometime end November or by second week of December.

(Maxis launched the iPhone 4 in Malaysia on 24 September 2010)

Sources close to MalaysianWireless believes that the launch of iPhone 4S in Malaysia could take place as early as few weeks after Singapore make available the new device. The target date is most probably 18 or 25 November.

Another source claims that DiGi and Celcom Axiata both have stocks on the iPhone 4 that have to be cleared to make way for the new iPhone. If the iPhone 4S is offered too soon in Malaysia, these operators could be selling the current iPhone 4 models at loss or cost price. The launch date of the iPhone 4S in Malaysia depends on how soon can these operators clear the existing iPhone 4 stocks sitting at their at service centers.

If you want an iPhone 4S quick, support the Telcos by getting an iPhone 4 from operators such as DiGi now..:P

MalaysianWireless believes that the operators would soon offer the iPhone 4 at discounted price to clear all existing iPhone 4 stocks. This could happen early November. Would you still buy an iPhone 4 at a discounted price instead waiting for the iPhone 4S?

The iPhone 4S without contract cost $649/RM2044(16GB), $749/RM2358(32GB), $849/RM2671(64GB). We are still trying to confirm pricing of the iPhone 4S in Malaysia, stay tuned for that!

In the mean time, we’ve also heard that 2 of the operators would offer the iPhone 4 8GB, as low as RM200 with contract.

Would you get an iPhone 4S? Talk to us in the comments section below so that we know that you want more scoops about the iPhone 4S in Malaysia.

[UPDATED:] Malaysia iPhone 4S Launch on December 16

Kugan is the co-founder of MalaysianWireless. He has been observing the mobile industry since 2003. Connect with him on Twitter: @scamboy

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