iPhone 5 pricing on Australian carriers

iPhone 5, closeup of the top of the smartphone

iPhone 5 pre-ordering is open for business, and the Australian carriers have begun to release details of their plans.

Before we launch into the plans, as a reminder these are the prices to buy the phone outright from Apple:

  • 16GB iPhone 5 – $799 RRP
  • 32GB iPhone 5 – $899 RRP
  • 64GB iPhone 5 – $999 RRP

Now, to the telco pricing for the iPhone 5…

Telstra iPhone 5 pricing

All plans are on a 24 month contract.

  • iPhone 5 16GB – $67 per month. Min. total cost: $1,608 – SMALL
  • iPhone 5 16GB – $80 per month. Min. total cost: $1,920 – MEDIUM
  • iPhone 5 16GB – $100 per month. Min. total cost: $2,400 – LARGE
  • iPhone 5 16GB – $130 per month. Min. total cost: $3,120 – X-LARGE
  • iPhone 5 32GB – $71 per month. Min. total cost: $1,704 – SMALL
  • iPhone 5 32GB – $86 per month. Min. total cost: $2,084 – MEDIUM
  • iPhone 5 32GB – $103 per month. Min. total cost: $2,472 – LARGE
  • iPhone 5 32GB – $132 per month. Min. total cost: $3,168 – X-LARGE
  • iPhone 5 64GB – $77 per month. Min. total cost: $1,848 – SMALL
  • iPhone 5 64GB – $92 per month. Min. total cost: $2,208 – MEDIUM
  • iPhone 5 64GB – $108 per month. Min. total cost: $2,592 – LARGE
  • iPhone 5 64GB – $137 per month. Min. total cost: $3,288 – X-LARGE

In each of the plans above, the size at the end dictates the following data and call/message allowance:

  • SMALL: 1GB data, unlimited text, $600 of calls and MMS
  • MEDIUM: 1.5GB data, unlimited text, $800 of calls and MMS
  • LARGE: 2GB data, unlimited text, $900 of calls and MMS
  • X-LARGE: 3GB data, unlimited text, unlimited calls and MMS

[jbox color=”blue”]It should be noted that unlimited is restricted to standard Australian numbers; calls overseas are excluded from the allowances listed.[/jbox]

 


Optus iPhone 5 pricing

All plans are on a 24 month contract.

  • iPhone 5 16GB – $48 per month including handset repayment. Includes 200MB data, and $200 value. Min. total cost: $1,154
  • iPhone 5 16GB – $51 per month including handset repayment. Includes 200MB data, and $200 value. Min. total cost: $1,224
  • iPhone 5 16GB – $60 per month including handset repayment. Includes 1GB data, and $600 value. Min. total cost: $1,440
  • iPhone 5 16GB – $66 per month including handset repayment. Includes 1.5GB data, and $650 value. Min. total cost: $1,584
  • iPhone 5 16GB – $80 per month. Includes 2GB data, and $850 value. Min. total cost: $1,920
  • iPhone 5 16GB – $89 per month. Includes 2GB data, and unlimited value. Min. total cost: $2,136
  • iPhone 5 16GB – $99 per month. Includes 3GB data, and unlimited value. Min. total cost: $2,376
  • iPhone 5 16GB – $129 per month. Includes 4GB data, and unlimited value. Min. total cost: $3,096
  • iPhone 5 32GB – $52 per month including handset repayment. Includes 200MB data, and $200 value. Min. total cost: $1,248
  • iPhone 5 32GB – $70 per month including handset repayment. Includes 1.5GB data, and $650 value. Min. total cost: $1,690
  • iPhone 5 32GB – $82 per month including handset repayment. Includes 2GB data, and $850 value. Min. total cost: $1,968
  • iPhone 5 64GB – $57 per month including handset repayment. Includes 200MB data, and $200 value. Min. total cost: $1,368
  • iPhone 5 64GB – $75 per month including handset repayment. Includes 1.5GB data, and $650 value. Min. total cost: $1,800
  • iPhone 5 64GB – $87 per month including handset repayment. Includes 2GB data, and $850 value. Min. total cost: $2,088

[jbox color=”blue”]Again, there are restrictions with the call allowances: “Can be used for standard national voice calls, standard national MMS, voicemail, and calls to 13/1300 and 1800 numbers. Included value on $30 Optus Plan can be used for standard national voice calls, standard national SMS and MMS, voicemail, and calls to 13/1300 and 1800 numbers.”

Additonally, “Unlimited mobile access to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, MySpace, eBay & Foursquare within Australia”.[/jbox]

 


Vodafone

All plans are on a 24 month contract.

  • iPhone 5 16GB – $48 per month including handset repayment. Min. total cost: $1,152
  • iPhone 5 16GB – $54 per month including handset repayment. Min. total cost: $1,296
  • iPhone 5 16GB – $60 per month including handset repayment. Min. total cost: $1,440
  • iPhone 5 16GB – $66 per month including handset repayment. Min. total cost: $1,584
  • iPhone 5 16GB – $80 per month. Min. total cost: $1,920
  • iPhone 5 16GB – $100 per month. Min. total cost: $2,400
  • iPhone 5 32GB – $52.50 per month including handset repayment. Min. total cost: $1,260
  • iPhone 5 32GB – $58.50 per month including handset repayment. Min. total cost: $1,404
  • iPhone 5 32GB – $64.50 per month including handset repayment. Min. total cost: $1,548
  • iPhone 5 32GB – $70.50 per month including handset repayment. Min. total cost: $1,692
  • iPhone 5 32GB – $82.50 per month including handset repayment. Min. total cost: $1,980
  • iPhone 5 32GB – $100 per month. Min. total cost: $2,400
  • iPhone 5 64GB – $55 per month including handset repayment. Min. total cost: $1,368
  • iPhone 5 64GB – $63 per month including handset repayment. Min. total cost: $1,512
  • iPhone 5 64GB – $69 per month including handset repayment. Min. total cost: $1,656
  • iPhone 5 64GB – $75 per month including handset repayment. Min. total cost: $1,800
  • iPhone 5 64GB – $87 per month including handset repayment. Min. total cost: $1,980
  • iPhone 5 64GB – $100 per month. Min. total cost: $2,400