After launching the first 4G LTE service in Malaysia on 1st January 2013, Maxis now offer two 4G LTE smartphones with contract, Nokia Lumia 920 and HTC One XL, in Malaysia.
The two 4G LTE smartphones are available at Maxis Centres in KLCC and Taman Tun Dr Ismail. With Maxis SurfMore 75 24-month contract (RM75/month), you can buy Nokia Lumia 920 at RM1099 (RRP: RM1999) and HTC One XL at RM1199 (RRP: RM2099).
Here are the screenshots of the Maxis 4G device offer for Nokia Lumia 920 and HTC One XL:
Maxis SurfMore plans includes monthly Internet quota only, you pay calls & SMS as-you-use. SurfMore 75 is RM75/month with 5GB data quota; SurfMore 50 is RM50/month with 2GB data quota.
Nokia Lumia 920 & HTC One XL
Nokia Lumia 920 is Nokiaâ€™s flagship Windows Phone with great features such as Carl Zeiss lens, PureView technology with Optical Image Stabilization and a 4.5â€ PureMotion HD+ display. HTC One XL is the first 4G LTE smartphone in HTCâ€™s One series, the polycarbonate body is less than 9mm thick, 4.7-inch HD display, Beats Audio and a camera with low light excellence.
Maxis 4G LTE speed and coverage area
Generally, 4G LTE speed is 10 to 30Mbps, which is about 5 to 10 times faster than 3G connection.
Maxis 4G LTE service is now available in selected parts of the Klang Valley including Taman Tun Dr Ismail, Damansara Utama, Desa Sri Hartamas, Bandar Puchong Jaya, Bandar Sunway and Cyberjaya.
When you are out of 4G LTE coverage areas, the 4G smartphones will switch seamlessly onto 3G network.
More 4G smartphones coming soon
As mentioned earlier, Maxis will launch more smartphones and tablets on its 4G LTE network, both LTE 1800 and LTE 2600, in year 2013. See the list of 4G LTE smartphones to be launched by Maxis at here.