Yes Brings You The Acer Iconia One 7
KUALA LUMPUR (21 August 2014) – Yes, a mobile service brand under YTL Communications has today in a joint media briefing with Intel Malaysia and Acer Malaysia announced the availability of the latest Acer Iconia One 7 tablet through a bundle plan exclusively available from all Yes Stores and Yes Exclusive Retail Partners nationwide. As an early bird promotion, the Acer Iconia One 7 Super Postpaid Bundle Plan offers the Acer tablet running on the Intel® Atom™ Z2560 processor (1.6GHz), free with a Yes 4G Internet plan subscription for a limited time only.
“Having built the largest nationwide 4G footprint in Malaysia, we provide one of the most advanced converged mobile services to over 85% of the population across the country. With our 4G devices such as the Huddle XS as well as our innovative YesLife telephony application, Yes subscribers can easily connect not only their tablets but also their smartphones and laptops to our Yes network and enjoy 4G speeds of up to 20Mbps with voice and SMS all in one single plan. Following our MoU collaboration with Intel Malaysia last year, today we are proud to be the first and only Internet service provider in Malaysia to offer the latest Acer Iconia One 7 tablet powered by the Intel® Atom™ Z2560 processor, free to every new Yes subscriber in an exclusive early bird bundle plan,” said Wing K. Lee, CEO, YTL Communications.
“We want to drive mobile Internet uptake so that consumers are able to have seamless and instant access to information anytime, anywhere. This early bird bundle plan is a continuation of our efforts to make the benefits of mobile 4G Internet available and more affordable to everyone. We are excited for our new subscribers to experience true 4G Internet mobility via their Huddle XS on their brand new Acer Iconia One 7 tablet,” Wing added.
Consumers who sign up with the bundle plan during the early bird promotion will receive a Huddle XS and the 7-inch Acer tablet for free, which is uniquely personalised with a Yes wallpaper and preloaded with the Yes Life app for them to make free voice calls and SMS with their Internet plan.
“The Acer Iconia One 7 is an incredibly portable and slim design 7-inch tablet powered by Intel® Atom™ Z2560 processor at 1.6Ghz and runs on Android 4.4 KitKat. Measuring in at a sleek 9mm with a vivid 7” HD IPS display screen for true-to-life image and video viewing experience, the Acer Iconia One 7 also features Bluetooth 3.0 connectivity, WiFi capability and a generous 16GB Flash Memory. With 40% more battery life1, it is an ideal companion for everyday web browsing, emailing and social media interactions. The tablet also comes with dual cameras and a textured panel back available in four colour variants – namely black, blue, red and white,” said Ricky Tan, General Manager of Acer Sales & Services Sdn Bhd.
“The Acer Iconia One 7 tablet has received positive reviews internationally for its performance and value. Acer Malaysia is very pleased to work together with Intel to come up with ever more innovative and cutting edge devices as well as service providers like YTL in bringing these great devices into market with the best LTE connectivity available today,” Ricky added.
“Intel research tells us consumers in Malaysia are willing to pay more for higher quality tablets, and the Acer Iconia One 7 tablet does fall into that category. The Intel Atom processor is designed to address the growing needs of consumers for a high performing tablet that supports processor-intensive applications like gaming, while providing great1 battery life that caters to their mobile lifestyle. We are very happy to see the Acer Iconia One 7 finally arrive here and we look forward to working closely with Acer to bring more innovative mobile devices to market in the future,” said Prakash Mallya, Managing Director Sales and Marketing Intel South East Asia.
The Acer Iconia One 7 Super Postpaid Bundle Plan will be available beginning 28 August 2014. For more information, consumers can visit any Yes Store or Yes Exclusive Retail Partners, or log onto the Yes website at http://www.yes.my
Actual battery life varies depending on hardware, software, operating conditions and system configuration.