Australian telcos release iPhone 6, 6 Plus pricing

Although the new iPhone 6 range won't be available to buy in Australia until September 19, the country's four largest telcos, Telstra, Optus, Vodafone Australia, and Virgin Mobile Australia, today listed their pricing.

Australia's telcos have been inundated with orders for the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus when the sites went live at 5pm AEST on Friday night; however, the companies have provided some detail on what customers can expect to pay when signing onto contracts for the new phones released next Friday.

Telstra

For those customers wanting to go on plans, Telstra has four 24-month plans each for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, broken into AU$55, AU$70, AU$95, and AU$130:

  • The AU$55 comes with AU$550 worth of calls and MMS, unlimited texts, and 1GB of data (if signing up now)

  • The AU$70 comes with AU$700 worth of calls and MMS, unlimited texts, and 2.5GB of data (if signing up now)

  • The AU$95 comes with AU$950 worth of calls and MMS, unlimited texts, and 3.5GB of data (if signing up now)

  • The AU$130 comes with unlimited calls and MMS, unlimited texts, and 4GB of data (if signing up now)

Including handset repayments, this is how much customers will pay:

iPhone 6 AU$55 AU$70
AU$95 AU$130
16GB AU$77 AU$81 AU$95 AU$130
64GB AU$82 AU$86 AU$95 AU$130
128GB AU$87 AU$91 AU$98 AU$132
iPhone 6 Plus AU$55 AU$70
AU$95 AU$130
16GB AU$82 AU$86 AU$95 AU$130
64GB AU$87 AU$91 AU$98 AU$132
128GB AU$91 AU$95 AU$103 AU$135

Optus

Optus has five plans for the iPhone 6, but has yet to release plans for the iPhone 6 Plus. The five iPhone 6 plans are:

  • AU$35 per month with 300 minutes of calls, unlimited texts, and 500MB of data
  • AU$50 per month with 600 minutes of calls, unlimited texts, and 1GB of data
  • AU$60 per month with unlimited calls, unlimited texts, and 2.5GB of data
  • AU$80 per month with unlimited calls, unlimited texts, and 5GB of data
  • AU$100 per month with unlimited calls, unlimited texts, and 8GB of data

Including handset repayments, this is how much it will cost per month:

iPhone 6 AU$35 AU$50
AU$60 AU$80 AU$100
16GB AU$60 AU$70 AU$79 AU$82 AU$100
64GB AU$65 AU$75 AU$84 AU$87 AU$102
128GB AU$70 AU$80 AU$89 AU$92 AU$107
iPhone 6 Plus AU$35 AU$50
AU$60 AU$80 AU$100
16GB AU$65 AU$75 AU$83 AU$86 AU$102
64GB AU$70 AU$80 AU$88 AU$91 AU$107
128GB AU$75 AU$85 AU$93 AU$95 AU$111

Vodafone

Vodafone's plans are on the Red plans, consisting of the following offers on 24-month contracts:

  • AU$70 per month with unlimited calls, texts, and 3GB of data per month
  • AU$80 per month with unlimited calls, texts, and 5GB of data per month
  • AU$100 per month with unlimited calls, texts, and 8GB of data per month
iPhone 6 AU$70 AU$80
AU$100
16GB AU$74 AU$80 AU$100
64GB AU$79 AU$82 AU$100
128GB AU$84 AU$88 AU$100

The iPhone 6 Plus will only be available in-store on launch day for Vodafone.

iPhone 6 Plus AU$70 AU$80
AU$100
16GB AU$79 AU$82 AU$100
64GB AU$84 AU$88 AU$100
128GB AU$89 AU$92 AU$103

Virgin

Virgin has three plans on 24-month contracts:

  • AU$30 per month with 2.3GB of data, and AU$300 worth of calls and texts
  • AU$60 per month with 4GB of data, and AU$700 worth of calls and texts
  • AU$80 per month with 6GB of data, and unlimited calls and texts

Including handset repayments, the monthly rate for the phones on 24-month plans work out to:

iPhone 6 AU$30 AU$60
AU$80
16GB AU$55 AU$74 AU$80
64GB AU$60 AU$79 AU$83
128GB AU$67 AU$83 AU$87
iPhone 6 Plus AU$30 AU$60
AU$80
16GB AU$60 AU$79 AU$83
64GB AU$67 AU$83 AU$87
128GB AU$70 AU$87 AU$91

The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus can also be bought outright from the Apple store for:

  • AU$869 for iPhone 6 with 16GB
  • AU$999 for iPhone 6 with 64GB
  • AU$1,129 for iPhone 6 with 128GB
  • AU$999 for iPhone 6 Plus with 16GB
  • AU$1,129 for iPhone 6 Plus with 64GB
  • AU$1,249 for iPhone 6 Plus with 128GB