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Samsung Galaxy Note II Price Plans Comparison

Samsung Galaxy Note II Price Plans Comparison


Samsung Galaxy Note II Price Plans Comparison

Samsung Galaxy Note II Contract Prices in Singapore

 

The Samsung Galaxy Note II is one of the most anticipated smartphones this year after the Galaxy S III and Apple iPhone 5. All three telcos will be holding official launch events later today at 6 pm at their respective flagship stores. As usual, we have compiled the contract pricing across the board for your easy reference. 

 

Basic Plans Comparison

 

Data Plan M1 SingTel StarHub
Name ValueSurf+ Flexi Lite SmartSurf Lite
Contract Price $568 $568 $568
Monthly Subscription $39 $39.90 $38
Local Outgoing Mins 120 100 100
Local SMS 600 800 800
Local Data Bundle 2GB 2GB 2GB
Excess Data Charges $5.35/GB, capped at $94.16 $5.35 per GB, capped at $94
*4G subscribers pay $10.70/GB
from 1st Jan 2013
Upsize your local bundle with
1GB extra per month for $2.14
$6.42 per GB
Maximum data charge of $64.20 per month
Total Cost Over Two Years 

$1,504

$1,525.60

$1,480

 

Mid-Tier Plans Comparison

 

Data Plan M1 SingTel StarHub
Name LiteSurf+ Flexi Value SmartSurf Value
Contract Prices $398 $288 $298
Monthly Subscription $59 $59.90 $58
Local Outgoing Mins 300 200 300
Local SMS 800 900 900
Local Data Bundle 3GB 3GB 4GB
Excess Data Charges $5.35/GB, capped at $94.16 $5.35 per GB, capped at $94
*4G subscribers pay $10.70/GB
from 1st Jan 2013
Upsize your local bundle with
1GB extra per month for $2.14
$6.42 per GB
Maximum data charge of $64.20 per month
Total Cost Over Two Years

$1,814

$1,725.60

$1,690

 

High-Tier Plans Comparison

 

Data Plan M1 SingTel StarHub
Name ExtremeSurf+ Flexi Plus SmartSurf Premium
Contract Prices

$298

$98 $98
Monthly Subscription $98 $99.90 $98
Local Outgoing Mins 700 500 700
Local SMS 1,000 1,000 1000
Local Data Bundle 5GB 4GB 6GB
Excess Data Charges $5.35/GB, capped at $94.16 $5.35 per GB, capped at $94
*4G subscribers pay $10.70/GB
from 1st Jan 2013
Upsize your local bundle with
1GB extra per month for $2.14
$6.42 per GB
Maximum data charge of $64.20 per month
Total Cost Over Two Years

$2,650

$2,495.60

$2,450

 

Premium Plans Comparison

 

Data Plan  M1 SingTel StarHub
Name MaxSurf+ Flexi Premium SmartSurf Elite
Contract Prices

$298 

$0 $98
Monthly Subscription $198 $205 $205
Local Outgoing Mins Unlimited 2,000 2,000
Local SMS 2000 2,500 2500
Local Data Bundle 12GB 12GB 12GB
Excess Data Charges $5.35/GB, capped at $94.16 $5.35 per GB, capped at $94
*4G subscribers pay $10.70/GB
from 1st Jan 2013
Upsize your local bundle with
1GB extra per month for $2.14
$6.42 per GB
Maximum data charge of $64.20 per month
Total Cost Over Two Years 

$5,050

$4,920

$5,018

 

Price Comparison Analysis

If you are considering the basic plan across the three telcos, StarHub will offer the best value over two years at $1,480. However, if you need more than 100 minutes of talk time, M1's ValueSurf+ will offer you an extra 20 minutes of outgoing local talk time every month (additional charge of $24 over two years).

For both mid and high-tier plans, StarHub gives you a better deal by having the lowest total costs over a two-year period and offering more data bundle. 

SingTel will provide the best deal in the premium plan category with the lowest total cost over two years at $4,920, which is $130 and $98 cheaper than M1 and StarHub respectively. However, if you tend to use more than 2,000 minutes of local talk time per month, M1's MaxSurf+ will be better as it offers unlimited outgoing local talk time.

 

Getting the Samsung Galaxy Note II without Line Contract 

Alternatively, you can purchase the Samsung Galaxy Note II without line contract at $998 at authorized Samsung retailers from 20th October.