The newly launched Samsung Galaxy S5 is now available for pre-orders on both Maxis and DiGi. Both telcos offer the Galaxy S5 with 16GB storage capacity priced outright at RM2,399. Only Charcoal Black and Shimmery White are available from the two telcos, you might want to wait for the Electric Blue or Copper Gold to reach the Malaysian shore.
The device can be yours as low as RM1,399 from Maxis and RM1,199 from DiGi with a 24 months contract. Now that the two telcos have announced their plans, it comes to us as consumers to choose what is the best value for us in the long run. I have made a comparison using the official released plan options from Maxis and DiGi. Maxis offers 3 SurfMore plans and 3 TalkMore plans, however since SurfMore30 is a supplementary plan so I shall exclude it in the comparison. On the other DiGi only offers 3 SmartPlan plans. While Maxis offers 12 months and 24 months contract tenure options, DiGi only offers a single contract tenure option of 24 months.