Malaysia pre-orders for Samsung Galaxy S6 edge in Gold Platinum exceed expectations
Kuala Lumpur (17 April 2015) — The global demand for the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge was much higher than initially anticipated as both phones had already snagged around 20 million preorders over the past few weeks.¹ Pre-orders for both the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge have been brisk since its launch on the 2nd of April, with the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge in Gold Platinum being the more popular choice among Malaysians. Samsung Malaysia Electronics today announced that it will be restocking the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge in Gold Platinum to meet the overwhelming response from Malaysian consumers.
“We are pleased to announce the availability of the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge in Malaysia nationwide starting from today. We are confident that Malaysians love the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge as we received a high number of participants for the “I want #myGalaxyS6” hunt that concluded recently. In addition to that, we launched the first ever pre-order sales for the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge and we were amazed at the reception for these two revolutionary smartphones. We are excited to announce that the Gold Platinum Galaxy S6 edge is sold out but we are restocking quickly to meet the demand from our consumers,” said Lee Jui Siang, Vice President, Mobile, IT and Digital Imaging, Samsung Malaysia Electronics.
“Samsung’s devices are built around what matters most to our consumers. The Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge have redefined what it means to have function that meets beauty. As a leader in the mobile industry, we are in constant pursuit of technological breakthroughs that will benefit our consumers as much as possible. Blending purposeful design with powerful features, the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge deliver true value and that is why we believe it has been receiving positive responses globally and also here in Malaysia,” continued Lee.
Brand ambassador Dato’ Lee Chong Wei was also present at the Samsung Electronics Store at The Gardens Mall, Mid Valley to mark the exciting official arrival and availability of the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge in all Samsung Electronics Stores and authorised dealers nationwide. There was a meet and greet session with Dato’ Lee where he gave away exclusive signed racquets much to the delight of Samsung fans.
To gear up for the arrival of these two revolutionary smartphones, Samsung Malaysia Electronics had earlier organised the well-received “I want #myGalaxyS6” hunt that concluded recently. Lucky winners received their Galaxy S6 and S6 edge today, who are officially one of the first few Malaysians to own these coveted smartphones.
Entirely redefined and carefully crafted from metal and glass, the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge create a new standard for design, craftsmanship and performance. The thin (6.8 mm/7.0mm edge) and lightweight (138g /132g edge) Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge integrate the most advanced, cutting-edge, Samsung core technology available today for a refined and fully optimized user experience. The Galaxy S6 edge, particularly, shows unique and outstanding beauty while also providing a solid grip and an immersive viewing experience with the world’s first curved display on both sides.
The Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge will be retailing at RM2,599 and RM3,099 (prices are inclusive of 6% GST) respectively. The smartphones are available in Malaysia from today onwards which comes in the 32GB storage option. Choose from a beautiful range of colours such as the White Pearl, Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum, Blue Topaz (Galaxy S6 only) and Green Emerald (Galaxy S6 edge only).
Malaysians can purchase their Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge at all Samsung Experience Stores and Samsung authorised dealers.
For more detailed device information, please visit www.samsung.com/my.