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Nano Sim Card for iPhone 5 – Celcom, DiGi, Maxis, U Mobile

Tomorrow iPhone 5 will be official launched in Malaysia by Celcom, DiGi and Maxis. And tonight thousands of peoples will go to queue at SoHoKL (DiGi), Capsquare Centre (Maxis) or selected Celcom Blue Cube for being the first to own the long waited Apple iPhone 5.

For those who have already owned an iPhone 5 regardless purchased from Singapore or anywhere from the world or those who will buy 1 extra iPhone 5 from Maxis during the launch event (Maxis allow to buy 1 extra iPhone 5 without contract after 1st contract signed), you definitely need a nano sim card.

Although there are plenty of tutorials guiding you on how to cut your current normal or micro sim card into nano sim card as well as some phone shops began to offer the cutting service, but you must take into consideration that it may broke your current sim card.

U Mobile Nano Sim Card

Therefore I’ve gathered the information for 4 main telcos on the cost of a new nano sim card replacement. Although U Mobile haven’t offer iPhone 5, but they still offer the nano sim card. It’s a good marketing strategy to gain new customer and retain the current customer.

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Best 24 Months Contracted iPhone 5 Plan – Celcom vs DiGi vs Maxis

Since the Celcom iPhone 5 packages has been revealed yesterday evening, everyone are not concern on which iPhone 5 plan is the best. However, there is no such thing, the best.

I’ve prepared a few comparison chart to compare the current 3 telecommunication providers’ (Celcom, DiGi and Maxis) Apple iPhone 5 plans as a reference guide for you to choose the affordable and suitable iPhone 5 plan.

If you’ve read my previous post ‘Contracted iPhone 5 – DiGi vs Maxis‘, you probably wonder why I compared the plans by their actual monthly commitment but not what the telco stated, for example iDiGi 138, I compare it together with Maxis iValue 1 but not compare the iDiGi 88 with iValue 1.

But if you compare carefully, you will found that actually their bundle usage are close similar, but the total payment for 24 months commitment + iPhone 5 device price will shock you. I hope by using this new idea to compare will give you a new idea and experience on how to choose a best plan for you.

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Celcom iPhone 5 Plans Revealed

Finally Celcom has revealed their iPhone 5 plans this evening. Although it’s very late, but still better than reveal it on the day of launching. I believed some of you who had paid RM 200 for pre-ordering it start to feel regret, but actually how Celcom plans are?


Plan Prime Premier Elite
First Voice Commitment RM 40 RM 80 RM 150
Data Plan mAdvance mPro mPro mPro
Mobile Internet Commitment RM 58 RM 88
Total Monthly Commitment RM 98 RM 128 RM 168 RM 238
Bundled Usage
Calls/SMS/MMS all networks
267 667 1500
Data Usage 3 GB 5 GB
First Voice Free Data 50 MB 100 MB 200 MB
Extra Data* 1 GB
First WiFi** 1 GB
Total Data 3.05 GB +
1 GB + 1 GB
5.05 GB +
1 GB + 1 GB
5.1 GB +
1 GB + 1 GB
5.2 GB +
1 GB + 1 GB
Extra Usages
Calls to all networks RM 0.15/minute RM 0.12/minute RM 0.10/minute
SMS to all networks RM 0.15/SMS RM 0.12/SMS RM 0.10/SMS
MMS to all networks RM 0.15/MMS RM 0.12/MMS RM 0.10/MMS
Charging Block 30 seconds
12 months iPhone 5 Price
Total Payment
During Registration

RM 2,038 – 16GB

RM 2,338 – 32 GB

RM 2,638 – 64 GB

Total Rebate
(over 10 months)
RM 230 – 16 GB

RM 220 – 32 GB

RM 210 – 64 GB

RM 240 – 16 GB

RM 230 – 32 GB

RM 220 – 64 GB

RM 290 – 16 GB

RM 280 – 32 GB

RM 270 – 64 GB

RM 440 – 16 GB

RM 430 – 32 GB

RM 420 – 64 GB

Actual Price
for 16 GB
RM 1,658 RM 1,548 RM 1,398 RM 1,148
Actual Price
for 32 GB
RM 1,968 RM 1,858 RM 1,708 RM 1,458
Actual Price
for 64 GB
RM 2,278 RM 2,168 RM 2,18 RM 1,768
24 months iPhone 5 Price
Total Payment
During Registration

RM 2,038 – 16GB

RM 2,338 – 32 GB

RM 2,638 – 64 GB

Total Rebate
(over 10 months)
RM 490 – 16 GB

RM 480 – 32 GB

RM 370 – 64 GB

RM 610 – 16 GB

RM 600 – 32 GB

RM 490 – 64 GB

RM 800 – 16 GB

RM 790 – 32 GB

RM 680 – 64 GB

RM 1,210 – 16 GB

RM 1,200 – 32 GB

RM 1,090 – 64 GB

Actual Price
for 16 GB
RM 1,298 RM 1,078 RM 788 RM 278
Actual Price
for 32 GB
RM 1,608 RM 1,388 RM 1,098 RM 588
Actual Price
for 64 GB
RM 1,918 RM 1,698 RM 1,408 RM 898

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