Australian Galaxy Fold Plans Revealed
Samsung’s Galaxy Fold smartphone hits shelves today and Australia’s major telcos have released its pricing and plans for the first “foldable” phone to hit the Australian market.
Vodafone have released the device and plan costs across its 12, 24 and 36-month Red and Red Plus flexible payment terms.
Customers will have the benefit of signing up for a no lock-in contract on an interest free repayment period with selected plans.
Also, when customers bundle plans under one account, they could enjoy savings from 5-20% off all plan fees.
Overall, the device will set customers back over $3,000 over the course of the flexible payment term chosen, making it one of the most expensive smartphones in the market at the moment.
The latest pricing and plans can be found in the table below. Vodafone customers can order the Samsung Galaxy Fold from any Vodafone store or through the telco’s website.
Flipping over to Optus, the telco is offering Galaxy Fold on a 36-month My Plan Plus for $150 per month (includes $105/month My Plan Plus + $45/month device payment) with 200GB of included monthly data (minimum total cost $5,400 over 36 months).
A three-months free plan is also available to customers who sign up to a new selected 12-month SIM only plan, 24 to 36-month post-paid handset plan or 24 to 36-month Promo plan.
Optus’ $105 My Plan Plus also offers unlimited standard international calls and SMS to 35 selected destinations and unlimited standard national talk and text.
The Galaxy Fold will be available to order in-store only, with a small selection of Optus retail stores already displaying the device for customers to experience for themselves.
Finally, Telstra will offer the Galaxy Fold on 24-month ($124.95/month) and 36-month ($83.30/month) payment plans.
Customers can also combine payments with any of the month-to-month mobile plans.
The below table lists the selection of published post-paid Telstra plans.