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Samsung ATIV Smart PC with 3G Price as low as RM1,758 from Celcom

Celcom Axiata Berhad is partnering with Samsung Malaysia Electronics to be the first exclusive service provider to offer the new Samsung ATIV Smart PC with 3G through selected dealers and Blue Cube stores nationwide from 25 January 2013.

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Combining the powerful functionality of notebook PCs and tablet, the Samsung’s ATIV Smart PC with 3G comes with Windows 8 will be bundled together with Celcom First Data plans. It is priced as low as RM1,758 depending on the plan and length of commitment, representing more than RM700 off the recommended retail price.

Commenting on the new offering, Zalman Aefendy Zainal Abidin, Chief Marketing Officer of Celcom Axiata Berhad, said, “We are proud to partner with Samsung – a global leader in mobile devices and personal computing – to offer the Samsung ATIV Smart PC as the perfect complement to our widest, fastest, and stable nationwide mobile network. This partnership further cements our commitment to continuously expand our extensive range of cellular device choices so our customers can find a device that perfectly suits their ever-evolving digital lifestyles.”

In a statement, Celcom & Samsung said that the Samsung ATIV Smart PC features a fast Intel Atom processor and a USB port, microSD card slot, micro HDMI port, and a headphone socket that gives users a well-rounded notebook experience. However, its versatile form factor that seamlessly transforms it into a notebook or tablet also makes it easy to switch between work and leisure while giving users more media interactivity through a five-finger touch screen, a battery life of up to 13.5 hours, front and rear integrated cameras, and Samsung’s proprietary S Pen and S Note technology.

The first 200 customers who purchase the Samsung ATIV Smart PC at Celcom’s flagship Blue Cube Sunway Pyramid outlet on 25 January 2013 will receive a Liquipel liquid-resistant coating treatment service voucher for only RM90, which has an original price of RM239. The first 30 customers will each also receive a free Samsung keyboard dock and pouch worth RM550.

The Samsung ATIV Smart PC will be available from selected Celcom dealers and Blue Cube stores nationwide with bundled Celcom First Data plans starting from a monthly commitment of RM48.

More info on the Celcom website.

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