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iPhone 4 now selling in Singapore, Hong Kong

So the Apple iPhone 4 came to the shores of Singapore and Hong Kong yesterday, along with several other countries like Australia and Canada.

In Singapore, the starting price of the iPhone 4 16GB is SG$888 (around Php29,700) while the 32GB is SG$1048 (~Php35,100). All 3 telcos in Singapore (StarHub, M1 and SingTel) offered the iPhone 4 at varying price plans.

In Hong Kong, the iPhone 4 16GB is a bit cheaper at HK$4988 or about Php29,200 while the 32GB is HK$5,888 (or about Php34,500). These prices are the contract-free prices and are listed on the Apple Online Store.

If you’re too eager to get your hands won one, might as well book a flight to HK for Php3k and get one. However, there’s an ongoing 3-week shipping delay from the time you order it today. The white model is also nowhere to be found.

Of course, we also need to consider sales tax, shipping cost and customs fees if we want one shipped to the Philippines.

Updated: The Php24k price posted earlier was for the iPhone 3GS.

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Abe is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of YugaTech with over 20 years of experience in the technology industry. He is one of the pioneers of blogging in the country and considered by many as the Father of Tech Blogging in the Philippines. He is also a technology consultant, a tech columnist with several national publications, resource speaker and mentor/advisor to several start-up companies.

50 Responses

  1. Avatar for offender registries offender registries says:

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  2. Avatar for michann michann says:

    hello Im selling iphone4s inquiries can be send thru mail : disand****@****.***

  3. Avatar for mel mel says:

    can i ship from phillipines to canada or us from phillipines

  4. Avatar for Christal Nabity Christal Nabity says:

    What a very helpful post! I am so excited I stumbled your site. Keep up the exceptional work. Have a great day!mail forwarders

  5. Avatar for milton milton says:

    hi, can i ask if there is a shop/mall in singapore who swaps unlocked and no contract iphone 4, im willing to swap my nokia e71x and SE satio i can also add cash if needed, can i have the location of the place? THANKS

    pls rep on my mail or here :)

  6. Avatar for david david says:

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  7. Avatar for abdul alharthi abdul alharthi says:

    I’m from Kuwait. Apple Online Singapour don’t ship out of county. But I use a company called pomaildrop.com in singapour. They supply me with a Singapour addres for USD28 and charge a resonable handling fee and they ship my iPhone 4 and iPad to my county Kuwait. I pay Apple by bank transfer cause they don’t accept outside Singapour credit card. Very good service. Excuze my English couse still learning.

  8. Avatar for Josh G Josh G says:

    In Singapore u can only buy if you’re citizen.
    here in Brunei dito na mura sa iba over priced.

  9. Avatar for kekeyo kekeyo says:

    tulong po, ayaw pong gumana nung 3g s iphone4 using a smart sim card(post paid), ano kya ang dpt gwin?
    thanks in advance.

  10. Avatar for denzy denzy says:

    OUT OF STOCK!!!!

  11. Avatar for Demetrio Cochon Demetrio Cochon says:

    @kwonggl – i think hindi kasi pwede basta kumuha ka ng kahit anong mail forwarder lang kasi nabasa ko yung restriction ng apple store kaya i was asking if they ever know something that is working since nakalagay sa apple store restriction na bawal ang mail forwarders eh.. anyway i already found a supplier those who want one baka makapagbenta ako :)

  12. Avatar for kwonggl kwonggl says:

    come on, use google and search for maildrop singapore and maybe you can find a firm that can provide you a singapore address.

  13. Avatar for clyde clyde says:

    @kinny – kahit gano ka katagal maghintay, the prices will remain for a whole year. ganyan ang pricing strategy ng apple. kahit one day na lang at lalabas na ung bagong version, the price will still be the same when it was launched so kung gusto mo then better get one na. i live here in singapore and yes, the deathgrip was proven here. talagang design flaw ng apple ang cause ng signal loss. the new iphone is pleasing to the eyes kasi refreshed ung design pero for me i would wait next year pa pag wala nang signal loss issue kasi i dont like calls that would suddenly be cut-off.

  14. Avatar for MArk MArk says:

    3 weeks waitlist onlline apple retail,
    kelan naman kaya sila magbenta sa mga authorized retailer nila sa HK or SIngapore? haaaaaaaayyyyy


    cheapest sa HK at SG sabi CNN kaya fly na tayo kung available na wag lang tayo fly sa PAL wlang pilot, haha

  15. Avatar for Demetrio Cochon Demetrio Cochon says:

    @arnold – sir meron ka bang alam na mail forwarding like jony air para sa SG or HK wala kasi ako kakilala dun eh..

  16. Avatar for arnold arnold says:

    @MarkAnt – some people are ordering online from both HK and SG Apple Online Store using Phil. CC and then having it shipped to friends who reside in those countries. Then arrange na lang to bring the phone here. Shipping of online orders takes 3 weeks.

  17. Avatar for Adrian Adrian says:

    sold out agad iPhone and iPad dto sa SG. Two months pa daw yung dating ng bagong stock ng iPad. For iPhone hindi nila masabi.

  18. Avatar for yesoj yesoj says:

    sir abe, any word from globe to when they’re going to release it here? their pricing as well?? thanks.

  19. Avatar for junulrk junulrk says:

    Sir yuga, for the pricing you mentioned I maybe wrong, but I think it is good only if you are resident of Hongkong or Singapore. I mean you must have a proof that you are a resident, otherwise Apple Shops in HK or Singapore would not allow you to purchase one. Im pointing that simply visiting HK or Singapore as tourist is not that easy to get an Iphone at Appple Store.. again Im not sure about it..

  20. Avatar for Demetrio Cochon Demetrio Cochon says:

    @arnold – oo nga sir pa share naman po ng work around

  21. Avatar for MarkAnt MarkAnt says:

    @arnold Can you please share a work around?

  22. Avatar for android_fanboi android_fanboi says:

    angdaming pila saka na lang…hehe

    crazy people @ HK iPhone Store

  23. Avatar for android_fanboi android_fanboi says:

    just to make sure – this comes with a free case right?

  24. Avatar for android_fanboi android_fanboi says:

    im getting one this month….andthe signal problem – nothing to worry about

    some users posted this

    Stephen Fenech, reviewing the iPhone 4 for The Daily Telegraph in Australia:

    I’ve been using the iPhone 4 for nearly a week to make calls, send and receive emails and surf the web from various places around the city and suburbs.

    Is the antenna an issue? No it’s not. Have I dropped calls? No, I have not.

    Have I noticed an impact on the device’s performance? No.

  25. Avatar for Kinny Kinny says:

    I refuse to buy this soon! I always jinx gadgets I buy. The month after I decide to get, prices always drop by at least 30% because a new one is about to be launched. Will wait for a 64GB iPhone.

  26. Avatar for PICTUREISTA PICTUREISTA says:

    What’s the update regarding the signal problem? I guess I’d just enjoy my 3GS for now.

  27. Avatar for arnold arnold says:

    Unfortunately, both Hong Kong and Singapore Apple Online Store do not deliver outside of their respective countries. But there is always a walk around…:-)

  28. Avatar for Demetrio Cochon Demetrio Cochon says:

    sir yuga wala bang magagamit na mail forwarder (yung trusted) from singapore like johnyair or usmail box? thanks

  29. Avatar for xtian1986 xtian1986 says:

    if you’re gonna get one be sure to not forget your free iPhone bumpers.


  30. Avatar for DomainsPH DomainsPH says:

    WOW this is cheap

  31. Avatar for Marvin Paul Catalan Marvin Paul Catalan says:

    ppnta ako ng hongkong this wed. sana meron ung binibilihan ko dun.. sooo excited!!!

  32. Avatar for wilde wilde says:

    Folks, don’t forget those iphone cases/jackets! You’ve been warned, hehe.

  33. Avatar for guyrony guyrony says:

    Note to self: I am not envious, I am not envious, I am not envious, I am not envious, I am not envious.


  34. Avatar for chris chris says:

    the iPhone 3GS is.. 4,088

  35. Avatar for chris chris says:

    just checked the website again.. it’s 4,988.. not 4,088

  36. Avatar for buhnanapancakes buhnanapancakes says:

    @abeolandres sir, do you know anyone shipping for the same price? :p

  37. Avatar for Maita Maita says:

    Is the iPhone4 network locked? If I buy one now, do I need to jailbreak it?

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