Oz Telcos Go Head-To-Head On Google Pixel 4 Plans
Australian telcos Telstra, Vodafone and Optus have released details of their mobile plan offerings for Google’s latest Pixel 4 and 4 XL smartphones.
Now available for pre-order, the fourth-generation Pixel starts at $1,049 outright, with the XL alternative starting at $1,279.
All three carriers are offering three colour variants for both models – Simply White, Just Black and Oh So Orange.
Telstra and Vodafone have separated the phone from the plan costs, meaning consumers can expect to pay the same for the phone regardless of plan type, while Optus is offering more of a traditional bundled option, with handset repayment costs varying depending on plan level.
Below is a breakdown of the high- and low-end plans offered by the three major carriers, as well as any bonus giveaways offered.
For a complete breakdown of all plans offered, please visit the respective telcos website or visit them in-store.
Telstra’s pricing starts at $79.13/month on a 36-month plan and comes with 15GB data. On the top end, the Pixel will set you back $153.29/month, although it will come with a massive 150GB of data and a shorter 24-month contract.
As a bonus, if you sign up with Telstra before January 13, 2020, you will also receive a free Google Nest Hub.
Vodafone’s plan is cheaper and starts at $64.13/month for 24 months, though only comes 5GB of data. The premium option will set you back $124.54 for 24 months and comes with an upgraded 120GB data cap.
Customers who sign up to the Red Plan or Red Plus Plan before October 23 will also receive a bonus JBL Link 10 Wireless Portable Speaker, which is valued at $229.
On the cheap end, Optus plan will cost you $70/month on a 36-month plan, however, offers the lowest data cap of the three carriers at 4GB. The high end will set you back $136/month for a 36-month plan comes with a massive 200GB data cap.
For those that order with Optus before December 31, the telco will throw in a Harman Kardon Citation One Speaker free of charge.