Telstra’s Boxing Day specials: save hundreds on 5G phones

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Planning to start the New Year with a brand new phone or tablet? Telstra is celebrating the silly season with a range of device discounts, all of which go live on Boxing Day.

From 26 December, 2019 through to 13 January, 2020, you can score up to $658 off the total cost of selected in-demand phones and gadgets when you buy on a 36-month Telstra device payment plan. Discounts are available for both smartphones and tablets, and are open to new and re-contracting Telstra customers.

Telstra smartphone specials

Telstra is offering the following deals on selected smartphones, including the 5G-capable OPPO Reno, the Samsung Galaxy S10 and LG V50 ThinQ. Note that prices listed below are solely your device payments, and don’t include what you’ll pay for an accompanying Telstra mobile or data plan.

  • OPPO Reno 5G: $30 per month over 36 months (save $432)
  • Samsung Galaxy S10 5G (256GB):  $40 per month over 36 months (save $576)
  • LG V50 ThinQ: $30 per month over 36 months (save $648)
  • Samsung Galaxy S10+ 128GB: $32 per month over 36 months (save $360)
  • Google Pixel 4 (64GB & 128GB): save $216 on any plan. Includes a bonus Google Nest Hub
  • iPhone XS Max 64GB: $38 per month over 36 months (save $432)
  • Google Pixel 3 range: save $360 on any plan
  • LG GS8 ThinQ: $28 per month over 36 months (save $216)

All of these devices are available on both 36-month and 24-month payment plans, and can be paired with any of Telstra’s four month-to-month postpaid mobile options. If you’d prefer a shorter two-year contract to a 36-month commitment, we’ve listed several Telstra 24-month options below to give you idea of what you’ll pay.

Telstra Samsung Galaxy S10 5G plans

The following table shows a selection of 24-month Telstra plans for the 256GB Samsung Galaxy S10 5G on Canstar Blue’s database, listed in order of cost, from the lowest to highest and then by data allowance, largest to smallest. Use our comparison tool to see plans from a range of other providers. This is a selection of products with links to a referral partner.

Telstra OPPO Reno 5G plans

The following table shows a selection of 24-month Telstra plans for the OPPO Reno 5G on Canstar Blue’s database, listed in order of cost, from the lowest to highest and then by data allowance, largest to smallest. Use our comparison tool to see plans from a range of other providers. This is a selection of products with links to a referral partner.

If you do pick up a 5G-capable device from Telstra, you’ll have complimentary access to the telco’s new 5G network from now through to June 2020. Customers on Large and Extra Large plans can continue to access 5G after this date at no extra cost, and smaller plans will offer 5G as an optional $15 per month add-on. Keep in mind that as these are no lock-in mobile plans, you’re free to switch between them on a month-to-month basis.

While Telstra 5G is available in major cities, it’s still limited to selected areas. More information on the company’s 5G service is available in our Telstra 5G guide.

Telstra tablet specials

If you’re planning to upgrade your tablet post-Christmas, you can save close to $150 on the following devices (again, these prices don’t include your monthly data plan cost):

  • Apple iPad Air 3 (64GB): $23.33 per month over 36 months (save $144)
  • Samsung Tab S6: $32.08 per month over 36 months (save $144)

Both of the above tablets can be paired with Telstra’s month-to-month mobile data plans, listed below. The following table shows all Telstra mobile broadband plans on Canstar Blue’s database, listed in order of cost, from the lowest to highest and then by data allowance, largest to smallest. This is a selection of products with links to referral partners.

Brand Features Max Data**/billing period Advertised Cost^^/billing period
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Extra Small

  • Unlimited data capped at 1.5Mbps
  • Free 5G access until 30 June 2020

min. cost $15 over one month

5GBMax Data**/billing period $15Advertised Data^^/billing period Go To Site
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Small

  • Unlimited data capped at 1.5Mbps
  • Free 5G access until 30 June 2020

min. cost $25 over one month

10GBMax Data**/billing period $25Advertised Data^^/billing period Go To Site
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Medium

  • Unlimited data capped at 1.5Mbps
  • Includes 5G network access

min. cost $50 over one month

50GBMax Data**/billing period $50Advertised Data^^/billing period Go To Site
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Large

  • Unlimited data capped at 1.5Mbps
  • Includes 5G network access

min. cost $75 over one month

100GBMax Data**/billing period $75Advertised Data^^/billing period Go To Site
View all NBN plans listed on Canstar Blue

All of the above Telstra offers are live Boxing Day, and are available online and in stores. If you like to shop around, be sure to check out our Woolworths Mobile phone specials, or compare all the best offers in our Boxing Day deal guide.

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