Samsung Galaxy SIII (S3) was released in Malaysia on 31st May 2012. LiewCF Tech Blog has been invited to the launch event held by Celcom at Mid Valley Megamall, Kuala Lumpur in the morning of the day. The response was overwhelming. Celcom had exclusive offers to customers, as well as entertaining performances.
Pic: Celcom crew busy set up the venue while there’s already 100+ early birds.
I was there early (8:30am), while Celcom crew were busy setting up the venue, there’s already over 100 people queuing up for Celcom Samsung Galaxy S3.
As reported earlier, Celcom has special promotion for customers who wear in blue:
- RM 888 only for Samsung Galaxy SIII
- RM 1000 off retail price
- RM 100 rebate on package price
- Free concert tickets
Pic: Spin the wheel
Customers in blue get a chance to spin the wheel to get one of the 4 offers. The response was overwhelming. Many customers come in blue.
Pic: the blue crowd
Pic: Celcom customers wait patiently in queue
As an early bird award, Celcom gave the first 3 customers the RM888 Samsung Galaxy S3 offer, without need to spin the wheel. As far as we know, the first in the queue were there since 6:00am.
Pic: First three Celcom Samsung Galaxy S3 customers (3rd to 5th from the right)
Celcom has prepared several entertainments for customers: singing performance, blue flash mob and Celcom cube dance.
Pic: singing performance
Video: Celcom Blue Flash Mob
Video: Celcom Cube Dance
Celcom also gave away free beverages to customers in the queue.
Pic: free beverage to Celcom customers
For customers who did online booking stand a chance for lucky draw in the afternoon to win a Samsung Galaxy S3 unit, without any contract.
Customers who would like to give up the Celcom S3 exclusive offers and want to get the smartphone fast may skip the long queue and buy Samsung Galaxy S3 with normal price and Celcom plans.
Pic: Buy Celcom Samsung Galaxy S3 with cash
I left at 2PM and my friend told me that all the Celcom Samsung Galaxy S3 units sold out in the afternoon. It was a successful launch event indeed.
More event photos
*This post is sponsored by Celcom.