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Old 18-09-2018, 11:00 AM   #16
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Singtel Combo 1
64GB $1,248.00 + $669.6($27.90 X 24) = $1917.6
256GB $1,468.00 + $669.6($27.90 X 24) = $2137.6
512GB $1,748.00 + $669.6($27.90 X 24) = $2417.6

Unless you have a CIS plan.. Telco pricing will be higher.
Yup that's what I notice too. I did my math and the Combo plan end up more than sim-only. Even with telco handset discount voucher sim-only plans will still be cheaper across 2 years. My contract just ended and I jumped from Combo2 to sim-only.
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Old 18-09-2018, 11:05 AM   #17
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Did you factor in the combo plan discount even as a non CIS customer?

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Yup that's what I notice too. I did my math and the Combo plan end up more than sim-only. Even with telco handset discount voucher sim-only plans will still be cheaper across 2 years. My contract just ended and I jumped from Combo2 to sim-only.
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Old 18-09-2018, 12:45 PM   #18
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Did you factor in the combo plan discount even as a non CIS customer?

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Nope I'm only interested with the postpaid mobile combo plan as other family members have their own preferences/existing plans.

i have been with Singtel postpaid mobile for 10 years and every 2 years I recontract their combo plans. I already noticed combo plan pricing is only slightly cheaper than sim+phone 2 years ago when I recontracted my iPhone7 Plus but this year sim-only end up being cheaper by $200 on a 2-years TCO.
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Old 18-09-2018, 12:49 PM   #19
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Nope I'm only interested with the postpaid mobile combo plan as other family members have their own preferences/existing plans.

i have been with Singtel postpaid mobile for 10 years and every 2 years I recontract their combo plans. I already noticed combo plan pricing is only slightly cheaper than sim+phone 2 years ago when I recontracted my iPhone7 Plus but this year sim-only end up being cheaper by $200 on a 2-years TCO.
nice good for you. pays to not be lazy and do your own math
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Old 18-09-2018, 03:24 PM   #20
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combo plans still have its crowd even if one is not under CIS/Circle. the upfront payment is lesser
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Old 18-09-2018, 03:32 PM   #21
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In most case, combo plans with CIS/CES or bundle discount will be cheaper than paying Retail Price for the phone and sim-only plans...Some company even pay for the employee phone plans by giving phone allowance...So end of the day, you have to look at your own situation and see which is more worth it for you as someone else might enjoy a different benefit which you may not get...
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Old 18-09-2018, 03:33 PM   #22
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Cheaper to get green telco XS and plus 3GB

Or Just go with Apple store bought phone and use green telco SIM plus 3GB?
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Old 18-09-2018, 03:36 PM   #23
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Cheaper to get green telco XS and plus 3GB

Or Just go with Apple store bought phone and use green telco SIM plus 3GB?
You can enjoy CIS benefits or not? If not CIS, how about hub club?If you can get CIS or student discount or NS discount or whatever discount, you can make your own calculations to decide which will be better for you...
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Old 18-09-2018, 03:37 PM   #24
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calculate yourself lah. how we know your own circumstances. So easy to compare just divide upfront fees by 24 plus monthly contract payment and you will get your answer.

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Old 18-09-2018, 05:06 PM   #25
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calculate yourself lah. how we know your own circumstances. So easy to compare just divide upfront fees by 24 plus monthly contract payment and you will get your answer.
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Old 18-09-2018, 08:37 PM   #26
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To me, I only sign for those $40plus kind of plan and top up for more data which is still cheaper than mid tier plan. My previous company CIS offer damn pathetic, only 10% discount. I don’t have Singtel circle kind of discount either, so I bought iPhone X without contract and go for sim only plan. Much cheaper monthly sub with a lot more data.

I feel that I made the right choice during iPhone X launch.

Note: for Singtel sim only plan can have 1 year contract for better price and bundle data, but you can upgrade to any other combo plan anytime during the 1 year contract and get a new phone without penalty.

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Old 03-10-2018, 11:44 AM   #27
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To me, I only sign for those $40plus kind of plan and top up for more data which is still cheaper than mid tier plan. My previous company CIS offer damn pathetic, only 10% discount. I donít have Singtel circle kind of discount either, so I bought iPhone X without contract and go for sim only plan. Much cheaper monthly sub with a lot more data.

I feel that I made the right choice during iPhone X launch.

Note: for Singtel sim only plan can have 1 year contract for better price and bundle data, but you can upgrade to any other combo plan anytime during the 1 year contract and get a new phone without penalty.
yeah, i sign 1 year SIM only contract then even can early upgrade to combo 2 to get XS this year
++i have CIS discount 30% and free caller ID, good enough
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Old 03-10-2018, 01:41 PM   #28
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yeah, i sign 1 year SIM only contract then even can early upgrade to combo 2 to get XS this year
++i have CIS discount 30% and free caller ID, good enough
Combo 2 for XS? isn't it also cost more than $1k already?
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