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U Mobile offers the Samsung Galaxy S5 from as low as RM555 with Standard Chartered

U Mobile is partnering with Standard Chartered bank to offer the newly launched Samsung Galaxy S5 from as low as RM555.

From left to right: Wong Heang Tuck, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of U Mobile, Jasmine Lee, Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) from U Mobile, Lai Shu Wei, Head of Brand & Marketing from Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia, Ahmad Ridzuan Samsudin, Head of Business Communications & Corporate Affairs from Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia, and Ng Loong Shyang, Vice President of IT and Mobile Communications from Samsung Malaysia Electronics

From left to right: Wong Heang Tuck, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of U Mobile, Jasmine Lee, Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) from U Mobile, Lai Shu Wei, Head of Brand & Marketing from Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia, Ahmad Ridzuan Samsudin, Head of Business Communications & Corporate Affairs from Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia, and Ng Loong Shyang, Vice President of IT and Mobile Communications from Samsung Malaysia Electronics

With the aim of appealing to youths and first jobbers, as well as expanding business and market share, U Mobile and Standard Chartered said the Samsung Galaxy S5 deal comes with amazing value-for-money benefits to make it an ideal choice for many.

Customers who sign up for a Standard Chartered JustOne Platinum MasterCard credit card will be able to purchased the Samsung Galaxy S5 at RM555, if approved. For those who do not wish to apply for the credit card, the Samsung GALAXY S5 can still be purchased at RM999.

Standard Chartered JustOne Platinum Master Credit Card:

  • Minimum Income- RM24,000 p.a.
  • Petrol Rebate- Enjoy up to RM840 savings p.a. at all petrol stations for life.
  • Dining Privileges- Enjoy more than 1,000 dining deals nationwide.

This exclusive deal with Standard Chartered will run for a limited time only, ending on 30 June 2014 or while stocks last.

The offer is only applicable for new credit card applicants who do not hold any of Standard Chartered Bank credit cards before or has terminated in the last six months. The application for the Standard Chartered JustOne Platinum MasterCard is also subject to the bank’s approval. Successful applicants will be given a rebate of RM444 which will be reflected in the customer’s monthly bill.

U Mobile- Samsung Galaxy S5 postpaid plans with contract:

 24 months contract U58 U88 U Plus
Phone price RM1,699 RM1,499 RM999
Upfront payment RM348 (58x6m) RM0 RM0
Total payment upon registration RM 2,047 RM1,499* RM999*
Special rate upon sign up of Standard Chartered credit card RM555
Monthly fee RM58 RM88 RM138
Bundled Services      
Mobile Internet 2GB 3GB 5GB
Voice call to U Mobile 100 mins 100 mins 350 mins
Voice call to other operators 200 mins 200 mins 350 mins
SMS to U Mobile N/A 100 SMS 250 SMS
SMS to other operators N/A 200 SMS 250 SMS
Contract   24 months  
Pay-As-You-Use tariffs      
Mobile Internet   No extra charges after exceeding limit  
Voice call to U Mobile 18 sen 18 sen 18 sen
Voice call to other operators 20 sen 20 sen 18 sen
SMS to U Mobile 5 sen 5 sen 5 sen
SMS to other operators 12 sen 12 sen 12 sen
*Upfront payment waiver applicable to customers who purchase the phone via credit card and subscribe to auto debit for monthly access fee. Other customers are required to pay upfront payment. Terms and conditions apply. While stock lasts.

“U Mobile’s partnership with Standard Chartered reflects a strong, shared objective in reaching out to the youth segment. Majority of first-jobbers and millennials enjoy being up-to-date with the finest technological offerings.  This deal comes at the right time as youths can now have the choice of benefiting from our value-for-money joint proposition. With Standard Chartered, we believe that we are able to help complement the lifestyle of youths today better. Without breaking their budget, youths can now enjoy the sleek Samsung Galaxy S5 paired with U Mobile’s high quality mobile internet services,” said Jasmine Lee, Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) of U Mobile Sdn Bhd.

“U Mobile’s staunch leadership and experience in mobile data packages set us apart from our competitors, giving consumers high speed, high quality data services at market-best rates. It is in our interest to help bundle great products and services and make them available for our customers, especially in today’s fast changing world of technology. We are committed to continuously provide best-value products and services through great offerings for the long run,” she added.

“Standard Chartered recognises the huge potential of the working professional segment and the opportunity to tap into this market to reach existing as well as new customers, while riding on the expanding smartphone penetration in the country. Going forward, we will continue to look at new ways and collaborations with industry partners like U Mobile to increase our presence with the working professionals demographic and grow our customer base,” said Lai Shu Wei, Head of Brand & Marketing, Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia.

Interested customers may visit U Mobile stores nationwide to enquire about the promotion or to make a purchase.

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