Singtel officially launched the Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus to a healthy crowd this morning. Expectedly, the larger crowd seen in previous years points to the split of launches between the iPhone 8 and iPhone X. Check out the video from the launch to the reception of the first ten owners of the brand new iPhone devices.
Singtel recently announced a network upgrade to their 4G LTE network to 500Mbps. Owners of the new iPhone devices will definitely get to enjoy faster connectivity, as the iPhone 8/8Plus is on LTE-A (4CA) which comes with 600Mbps, while the older iPhone 7 /7Plusruns on LTE-A (3CA) is at 450Mbps.
Singapore, 22 September 2017 – Singtel this morning launched the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus with great fanfare at its exclusive event at Marina Bay Sands Exhibition Hall C. Mr Eng Guan Theng, 30, was the first in line at 6am, waiting eagerly to purchase two iPhone Plus phones, one for himself and the other for his mother.
A Singtel customer since 2008, Mr Eng’s first iPhone was the iPhone 3G. “I’m very excited to be the first Singtel customer in Singapore to get the new iPhone 8 Plus. I got one in Space Grey and another in Gold – I’ll let mom choose which colour she wants!”
Ms Gan Siok Hoon, Vice President, Retail & Channel Sales, Consumer Singapore, Singtel, said, “With our recent network upgrade to offer 500Mbps speeds and the launch of our new Combo and DATA X INFINITY plans, we are pleased to offer our customers the ultimate iPhone 8, 8 Plus experience in Singapore.”
An annual highlight on Singtel’s calendar, iPhone launches are always an exciting time for the telco. This year’s two-day event features 40 sales counters, and an entertainment, connectivity and family zone where customers can explore services such as Singtel Circle, Singtel Dash and MobileSwop Unlimited. Customers will also be entertained with live streaming of Singtel TV while they wait for their appointments.
Singtel recently unveiled Singapore’s first truly unlimited mobile experience featuring unlimited voice, SMS and data, with the launch of new Combo plans and data add-on, DATA X INFINITY. It also offers Singapore’s fastest and widest mobile network at 500Mbps speeds.