Singaporeans will finally be getting the much-awaited iPhone X starting Friday, November 3. Apple has announced that both retail variants and carrier-locked versions are arriving simultaneously. However, there will only be limited stocks available for walk-in customers who wish to get their phones from the Apple Store at Orchard Road.
For the record, Singapore has one of the most expensive prices for Apple 2017 flagship smartphones. The iPhone 8 64GB retail price drops to S$1,148 and the iPhone X 64GB retail price is at S$1,648.
Also read: Cheaper iPhone X variants coming in 2018?
Mobile network operators, on the other hand, have varying price plans iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone 8. Newcomer Circles.Life has the cheapest plan as part of its bid to lure more subscribers, offering zero upfront payment for those who wish to make a switch from rivals. At S$47.84 per month for a two-year contract, new subscribers with credit cards can avail of Circles' iPhone 8 device with no prior payment at all.
Singtel's most basic iPhone X plan is available at S$33 per month with S$1,468 upfront payment. A one-time payment plan is also available for the device at S$239.90 on top of the monthly data plan.
All pricing plans of telcos included here are the most basic per month. Singtel, StarHub and M1 all offer no-upfront payment plans.
Below is the iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone 8 price comparison between Apple and mobile operators:
|iPhone X 64GB||S$1,648||S$1,248 at S$33/month||S$1,225 at S$30/month||S$1,135 at S$40/month||S$0 at S$68.67/month|
|iPhone X 256GB||S$1,888||S$1,468 at S$33/month||S$1,450 at S$30/month||S$1,360 at S$40/month||S$0 at S$78.67/month|
|iPhone 8 Plus 64GB||S$1,308||S$893 at S$33/month||S$915 at S$30/month||S$825 at S$40/month||S$0 at S$64.50/month|
|iPhone 8 Plus 256GB||S$1,548||S$1,018 at S$33/month||S$1,139 at S$30/month||S$1,050 at S$40/month||S$0 at S$64.50/month|
|iPhone 8 64GB||S$1,148||S$749 at S$33/month||S$770 at S$30/month||S$680 at S$40/month||S$0 at S$47.84/month|
|iPhone 8 256GB||S$1,388||S$973 at S$33/month||S$995 at S$30/month||S$905 at S$40/month||S$0 at S$57.84/month|