Apple's latest iPhone 4 Malaysia - Price & Review



The new Apple iPhone 4.

Apple Inc unveiled the new iPhone 4 in San Francisco yesterday. And Malaysian iPhone fans are raving about it already.

According to news reports, the redesigned iPhone costing US$199 (RM663) is 4 times slimmer than the current iPhone 3GS. The iPhone 4 apparently has a higher quality screen and longer battery life, video chat via Wi-Fi, and a gyroscope sensor for better gaming.

Apple CEO Steve Jobs said that the iPhone 4 will be available by June 24 in five countries, expanding to 18 by July and 88 by September this year.

Apple is staying a step ahead of rivals like Google Inc in the competitive smartphone market.

Google’s Android operating system used by many brands such as Motorola, HTC, Samsung and Dell poses the biggest threat to Apple's iPhone.

Features
  • with the "face time" feature in the iPhone 4 you can make free video calls using Wi-Fi to other iPhone 4 users.
  • iPhone 4 has two cameras: One on the front, which focuses on you. And one on the back, which focuses on everything else.
  • "retina display" technology on iPhone 4 makes it the sharpest, most vibrant, highest-resolution phone screen ever; four times the pixel count of previous iPhone models.
  • iPhone 4 makes multitasking faster - you can switch between 3rd-party apps without slowing down the performance of the foreground app or draining the battery unnecessarily.
  • you can take pictures and shoot your own movies in high definition even in low-light environment because of the latest backside illumination sensor and built-in LED light in the iPhone 4
Price

The 16GB model is $199 (RM666) and the 32GB model is $299 (RM1001). Both price are tied to a 2 year contract with AT&T. We do not know what the price will be for the Malaysian market as yet.

The iPhone 4 is currently only available in either Black or White.

Availability

By June 24 - US, France, Germany, UK and Japan

By July - Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland.

By September - 88 other countries, including Malaysia, I presume.

Please read about iPhone 4 in Malaysia here.

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10 comments:

Soul_Bladder said...

I heard that the price for iPhone 4 16GB cost $599 (RM1968) & the 32GB model costs $699 (RM2296) without contract from AT&T as in, selling individually...

Anonymous said...

lol, when it comes to Malaysia, it won't be a direct conversion. New iPhone prices always hover around RM 2,5k+ to RM 2,9k+.

Anonymous said...

bladder;whoooaaaa..thats expensive.more money for more advanced stuff i guess

Erin said...

That's true, 599 and 699 is without contract, but it's still locked to AT&T, regardless contract or no-contract.

Anonymous said...

Is this the real price?

Dominic said...

Can't you just jail break the AT&T lock and use it locally in Malaysia ?

Anonymous said...

HI bro no use even Jail break
because it is with micro sim,we dont know wether Maxis /degi will give the without contract

Mohd. said...

Maxis distributes microsimcards, just got it for my iPad. Just have to ask them.

Mohd. said...

U can get micro simcard from maxis. Just got it for my iPad. Just ask them.

Anonymous said...

now jus around 2.6k for 32gb in apple store machines..

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