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Samsung Galaxy Note7 telco price plan comparison
By Liu Hongzuo - 20 Aug 2016,9:15am

Samsung Galaxy Note7 telco price plan comparison

Note: This article was first published on August 15, 2016.

With all three telcos announcing their price plans for the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note7, now's the time to find out who offers the best deal.

But before that, for more info on the Samsung Galaxy Note7, check out the following articles:

Without contract, the Galaxy Note7 will retail for S$1,168. The 64GB phone goes on sale on 20th August 2016 in Black Onyx, Gold Platinum and Silver Titanium. No word yet on when the blue option might be available locally.

Value plans comparison

  M1 Singtel StarHub
Plan name Lite Combo 1 4G 300M
Note7 prices S$848   S$868  S$849
Monthly subscription S$28   S$27.90  S$27.90
Local outgoing mins  100 100  100 
Local SMS  500 500   500
Local data bundle  300MB  100MB  300MB
Total cost over two years S$1,520  S$1,537.60 S$1518.60 

 

Basic plans comparison

  M1 Singtel StarHub
Plan name Lite+ Combo 2 4G 3
Note7 prices

S$718

S$718 S$719
Monthly subscription S$42 S$42.90 S$42.90
Local outgoing mins 200 200 150
Local SMS 1,000 1,000 1,000
Local data bundle 3GB 2GB 3GB
Total cost over two years S$1,726 S$1,747.60 S$1,748.60

 

Mid-tier plans comparison 

  M1 Singtel StarHub
Plan name Reg Combo 3 4G 4
Note7 prices

S$378

S$398  S$399 
Monthly subscription S$62 S$62.90 S$62.90
Local outgoing mins 300 300 350
Local SMS 1,200 1,200 1,200
Local data bundle 4GB 3GB 4GB
Total cost over two years

 S$1,866

 S$1,907.60 S$1,908.60 

 

Mid-high tier plans comparison

  M1 Singtel StarHub
Plan name Reg+ Combo 4 4G 5
Note7 prices

 S$298

 S$268 S$319 
Monthly subscription S$82 S$82.90 S$82.90
Local outgoing mins 400 400 450
Local SMS 1,500 1,300 1,300
Local data bundle 5GB 4GB 5GB
Total cost over two years

 S$2,266

 S$2,257.60 S$2,308.60 

 

High-tier plans comparison

  M1 Singtel StarHub
Plan name Max Combo 6 4G 6
Note7 prices

S$148 

 S$148  S$149
Monthly subscription $102 $102.90 $102.90
Local outgoing mins 800 700 700
Local SMS 2,000 1,500 1,500
Local data bundle 7GB 6GB 6GB
Total cost over two years

S$2,596

 S$2,617.60 S$2,618.60 

 

Premium plans comparison

  M1 Singtel StarHub
Plan name Max+ Combo 12 4G 12
Note7 prices

S$98 

 S$0  S$99
Monthly subscription S$228 S$239.90 S$220
Local outgoing mins Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Local SMS 5,000 Unlimited Unlimited
Local data bundle 13GB 12GB 12GB
Total cost over two years

S$5,570 

 S$5,757.60  S$5,379

 

Quick analysis

The three telcos have their own pricing advantages across different categories. StarHub has the best pricing for its most affordable and most expensive plans. The other categories are dominated by M1, with the exception of the mid-high tier plan (Singtel lords over that category with an S$8.40 price difference at the end of two years). 

While Singtel's monthly plans are on par with StarHub's prices, you generally get less data each month. StarHub has the most expensive phone pricing across the board in categories where it doesn't stand out, but it's typically a dollar away from Singtel's offerings. M1's options are more wallet-conscious across the board, if you aren't getting the cheapest or the priciest plans available.

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