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Apple iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max telco price plans compared

By Vijay Anand - 28 Sep 2019

Apple iPhone 11 telco price plans

Apple iPhone 11 Price Plans Compared
 

Value plans compared (~S$30/month)

Data Plan M1
Name Base Plan with Device
Monthly Subscription S$30
Local Outgoing Mins 100
Local SMS 100
Local Data Bundle 12GB
Other Notes
  • Free registration and delivery for online sign-up.
  • 3 months free Caller ID and Weekend Data (or 6 months if switching telco)
Device price 64GB: S$770
128GB: S$835
256GB: S$990
Total Cost Over Two Years

64GB: S$1,490
128GB: S$1,555
256GB: S$1,710


 

Basic plans compared (~S$50/month)

Data Plan M1 Singtel Singtel StarHub
Name Base Plan with Device + $20 Add-on Combo 2 XO 48 S$50 2-year plan
Monthly Subscription S$50 S$42.90 S$48 S$50
Local Outgoing Mins 200 200 100 100
Local SMS 200 1,000 100 Pay per use at 5.35 cents/SMS OR purchase 500 SMS for S$3
Local Data Bundle 17GB 2GB + 2GB Singtel WiFi 5GB
+ 5GB + Free weekend data

5GB + 10GB + Free weekend data

Other Notes
  • Free registration and delivery for online sign-up.
  • 3 months free Caller ID and Weekend Data (or 6 months if switching telco)
  • No activation, and SIM card fees.
  • Free Caller ID and International Roaming
Device Price 64GB: S$575
128GB: S$640
256GB: S$795
64GB: S$658
128GB: S$718
256GB: S$878

64GB: S$608
128GB: S$678
256GB: S$828

64GB: S$587
128GB: S$651
256GB: S$806
Total Cost Over Two Years 64GB: S$1,775
128GB: S$1,840
256GB: S$1,995
64GB: S$1687.60
128GB: S$1,747.60
256GB: S$1,907.60

(+ S$48.15 for admin fees)
64GB: S$1,760
128GB: S$1,830
256GB: S$1,980

(+ S$48.15 for admin fees)
64GB: S$1,787
128GB: S$1,851
256GB: S$2,006

 

Mid-tier plans compared (~S$75/month)

Data Plan M1 Singtel Singtel StarHub
Name Base Plan with Device + $48 Add-on Combo 3 XO 78 S$75 2-year plan
Monthly Subscription S$78 S$68.90 S$78 S$75
Local Outgoing Mins 300 Unlimited* (10,000) 300 300
Local SMS 300 Unlimited* (10,000) 300 Pay per use at 5.35 cents/SMS OR purchase 500 SMS for S$3
Local Data Bundle 42GB 3GB + 2GB Singtel WiFi 30GB + 10GB + Free weekend data 30GB + 10GB + Free weekend data
Other Notes
  • Free registration and delivery for online sign-up.
  • 3 months free Caller ID and Weekend Data (or 6 months if switching telco)
  • No activation, and SIM card fees.
  • Free Caller ID and International Roaming.
Device Price

64GB: S$315
128GB: S$380
256GB: S$535

64GB: S$428
128GB: S$488
256GB: S$638
64GB: S$338
128GB: S$408
256GB: S$558
64GB: S$359
128GB: S$423
256GB: S$578
Total Cost Over Two Years 64GB: S$2,187
128GB: S$2,252
256GB: S$2,407
64GB: S$2,081.60
128GB: S$2,141.60
256GB: S$2,291.60

(+ S$48.15 for admin fees)
64GB: S$2,210
128GB: S$2,280
256GB: S$2,430

(+ S$48.15 for admin fees)
64GB: S$2,159
128GB: S$2,223
256GB: S$2,378

 

 

High-tier plans compared (~S$100/month)

Data Plan M1 Singtel Singtel StarHub
Name Base Plan with Device + $80 Add-on Combo 6 XO 108 S$105 2-year plan
Monthly Subscription S$110 S$95.90 S$108 $105
Local Outgoing Mins 500 Unlimited* (10,000) 500 500
Local SMS 500 Unlimited* (10,000) 500 Pay per use at 5.35 cents/SMS
Local Data Bundle 78GB 6GB
+ 2GB Singtel WiFi
50GB
+ 20GB+ Free weekend data
60GB + 10GB + Free weekend data
Other Notes
  • Free registration and delivery for online sign-up.
  • 3 months free Caller ID and Weekend Data (or 6 months if switching telco) 
  • No activation, and SIM card fees.
  • Free Caller ID and International Roaming.
Device Price 64GB: S$70
128GB: S$130
256GB: S$285
64GB: S$178
128GB: S$248
256GB: S$398
64GB: S$78
128GB: S$138
256GB: S$298
64GB: S$110
128GB: S$175
256GB: S$330
Total Cost Over Two Years 64GB: S$2,710
128GB: S$2,770
256GB: S$2,925
64GB: S$2,479.60
128GB: S$2,549.60
256GB: S$2,699.60

(+ S$48.15 for admin fees)
64GB: S$2,670
128GB: S$2,730
256GB: S$2,890

(+ S$48.15 for admin fees)
64GB: S$2,630
128GB: S$2,695
256GB: S$2,850

 

Premium plans compared

Data Plan  M1 Singtel StarHub
Name Base Plan with Device + $205 Add-on Combo 12 S$238 2-year plan
Monthly Subscription S$235 S$239.90 S$238
Local Outgoing Mins Unlimited Unlimited* (10,000) 10,000
Local SMS 1,000 Unlimited* (10,000) 10,000
Local Data Bundle 112GB 12GB
+ 2GB Singtel WiFi
100GB + 10GB + Free weekend data
Other Notes
  • Free registration and delivery for online sign-up.
  • 3 months free Caller ID and Weekend Data (or 6 months if switching telco) 
  • No activation, and SIM card fees.
  • Free Caller Number Display (Caller ID) and International Roaming.
  • $500 yearly phone voucher
Device Price 64GB: S$0
128GB: S$0
256GB: S$0
64GB: S$0
128GB: S$0
256GB: S$0
64GB: S$0
128GB: S$0
256GB: S$120
Total Cost Over Two Years

S$5,640

S$5,757.60

(+ S$48.15 for admin fees)

64GB: S$5,712
128GB: S$5,712
256GB: S$5,832

 

Quick Analysis

Value Plans tier: Unlike the iPhone 11 Pro phones, an iPhone 11 with M1's Base Plan costs much less than the next tier and it's well recommended if you need the lowest cost entry to Apple's latest phone.

Basic Plans tier: Once again, StarHub's S$50 base plan is the best overall offer with the most amount of data offered - especially when you consider the generous free weekend data. Not to mention, there's free Caller ID and international roaming fee.

Mid-tier Plans:  M1 offers a nice big 42GB data plan for the month, whereas the competitors offer 40GB + free weekend data. So the net amount of data you can consume per month on Singtel and StarHub is higher. Singtel's XO 78 plan throws in CAST Entertainment Plus and even HBO Go subscriptions. Meanwhile, StarHub's S$75 plan counters that with free Caller ID and international roaming fee. In essence, it's a tie between Singtel and StarHub and you can't go wrong with either.

High-tier Plans:  For the same reasons as above, Singtel and StarHub come up equally recommended. Singtel's Combo 6 comes out the cheapest and is the ideal option if a modest amount of data is sufficient, but you prefer unlimited talk time.

Premium Plan tier: If you've been a subscriber of Combo 12 or StarHub's S$238 plan,  it would be a waste to get the iPhone 11 as you can't use your yearly S$500 phone voucher to offset the cost of the handset. As such, it would be more worthwhile to get the iPhone 11 Pro devices. That said, M1's offer is the 'cheapest' entry to owning a top tier plan with the top iPhone 11 capacity point.