Sunday, April 2, 2023

Samsung Galaxy SIII as low as RM999 from Maxis

Maxis Berhad (Maxis) is offering the Samsung Galaxy SIII with a 3GB X 24 months Maxis plan for just RM999 from 31 May to 3 June at all Maxis Centres and Maxis Exclusive Partner stores nationwide. The Samsung Galaxy SIII is priced RM2199 in Malaysia.

[A Maxis customer with the newly launched Samsung Galaxy SIII]

As a value-add, Maxis customers will also receive a Loker account with 25GB of storage space for free with the Samsung Galaxy SIII.

Maxis Price Plan Options for the Samsung Galaxy SIII below:

Customers will have to subscribe to Maxis postpaid(existing or new) and select a data plan to buy the Galaxy SIII from Maxis at lower price, with contract. Apart from the RM999 promotion, the Galaxy SIII from Maxis cost from as low as RM1399 up to RM1799 depending on contract and data plan. An advance payment is also required for customers who have been with Maxis for less than a year, please refer the table(image) above for details.

“Maxis has always been the leader in data enabled devices and with the addition of the Galaxy SIII in our stable of offerings, we are strengthening our device ecosystem and providing our customers with the most enriching Android experience in the market todate. Backed by the widest data network and highest network speeds in the country, customers will be able to fully appreciate the Galaxy SIII’s many unique features, making the most out of its capabilities in providing lightning fast browsing with enhanced connectivity, enjoying rich media such as music and videos and staying up-to-date on social networks,” said T Kugan, Maxis’ Head of Product, Device, Innovation & Roaming.

“Today, smartphones have the capability to change lives – to make it simpler, more efficient in many more ways beyond our imagination. And we are ensuring that even the latest devices are affordable so that we can continue to enrich our customers’ lives,” he said.

The Samsung Galaxy SIII features a powerful 1.4GHz quad-core processor, a large and vivid 4.8-inch 720p Super AMOLED display, and measures in at a razor-thin 8.6mm. It also comes with the latest Android OS 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich platform incorporating the latest advancements in Android software technology to offer cutting-edge multi-tasking capabilities, high speed data transfer speeds for video, audio and photo files, along with Samsung’s own intuitive TouchWiz interface enhancement. The device includes the new Pop Up Play feature that allows users to watch high definition videos while emailing or messaging; a welcome feature for video-watching multi-taskers.

Furthermore, it also has intuitive intelligent features such as Smart Stay that keeps the smartphone’s display bright so long as users are looking at the screen, Smart Alert, an alert feature that notifies users of missed calls or messages with vibration when picking up the phone, S Voice, a responsive voice command feature and Direct Call, which lets users switch from messaging to calling the same contact by dialling the contact automatically when the device is lifted to their ears.

Users are also able to share their content in a bevy of ways on their Samsung Galaxy SIII with sharing features like S Beam, which enables close-proximity sharing of large files between two Samsung Galaxy SIII devices, Allshare Play, that gives wireless access to registered Samsung  laptops, tablets and TVs for users to play multimedia files, Allshare Cast, that allows users to view the same screen as your phone on a big screen TV and Buddy Photo Share, which helps users automatically recognise friends’ faces in photos and lets them send the pictures with a simple touch.

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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