TrueMove to open for iPhone 3G S WiFi booking during Aug 5-24


Thailand’s TrueMove will be receiving advance reservation for new iPhone 3G S Wi-Fi during August 5-24 before the launch of the innovative handset will be made in Thai market on August 28.

The advance reservation can be made via TrueMove’s website at or at True Shops around the nation while those reservation makers can pick up their iPhone 3G S Wi-Fi from August 28 to September 3.

According to Papon Ratanachaikanont, assistant to the president and chief executive officer of True Corporation Plc and the company’s deputy group chief commercial officer, each of the customers who make advance reservation will be required to pay a deposit of 2,000 baht for the handset, whose price of the 16-gigabyte (GB) model has been set at 24,500 baht or 28,500 baht for the 32GB version, exclusive of 7-percent value added tax.

“The launch of iPhone 3G S Wi-Fi reinforces True’s commitment to provide a hi-speed online experience for customers to enjoy via 3G, Wi-Fi and EDGE/GPRS networks,” Papon said today in the company’s statement.

The iPhone 3G S Wi-Fi features 2x speed, video recording and editing, a 3-megapixel digital camera, autofocus, Thai language support and many other features.

Customers can stay connected via TrueMove’s convergence network which includes 3G on a trial service in major business districts of Silom, Siam, Sathorn, Ploenchit and Sukhumvit in Bangkok, as well as Suvarnabhumi Airport, and in provincial tourist resorts of Cha-am, Hua Hin and Phuket. They can also enjoy automatic connection to more than 18,000 Wi-Fi by TrueMove hot spots nationwide.

Moreover, TrueMove has also developed new iPhone applications to provide more convenience and meet customer needs. Among the 27 applications available at the App Store are True Wi-Fi, TrueMusic, Thai Top Load, Thai Dict, TrueSport, Thai Stock Watch and Thailand Guide.