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iPhone SE plans

The more budget-friendly iPhone SE can be paid for in instalments with a mobile plan from Telstra, Vodafone, and Optus.

Even though the iPhone SE has the lowest retail price among modern iPhones, you can make it a little more affordable by pairing it with a mobile plan from one of the three networks and paying it off over time. This can reduce monthly instalments for the handset to as little as $19 per month, depending on the provider.

Compare Telstra iPhone SE plans

As usual, Telstra has a bevy of extra features to go along with its premium prices. You'll be able to share data between up to 10 devices on the same account, continue browsing at a reduced speed of 1.5Mbps after breaking your data limit, and get access to data-free Apple Music streaming and a few sports.

Also, you'll get 5G access on Telstra's 5G mobile network on some plans with a suitable handset.

Compare Vodafone iPhone SE plans

Vodafone sets itself apart with its "unlimited" mobile data - once you've exhausted your data limit, you'll still be able to browse at a reduced speed of 2 - 25Mbps, depending on your plan. There are also a few international inclusions on various plans.

While Vodafone currently has the smallest 5G network, you can access it so long as you have a 5G-capable handset and are in a covered area.

Compare Optus iPhone SE plans

Regardless of whether you've purchased a phone or not, Optus postpaid plans come with a handful of useful features. All plans on the same account can share their data, and once you've exceeded your monthly data limit you can stay online at a reduced speed of 1.5Mbps. International talk and text to certain countries are included on a number of plans, too.

Finally, you'll get 5G network access so long as you have a capable phone and live somewhere that 5G coverage is available.


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Sam Baran is a writer for Finder, covering topics across the tech, telco and utilities sectors. They enjoy decrypting technical jargon and helping people compare complex products easily. When they aren't writing, you'll find Sam's head buried in a book or working on their latest short story. Sam has a Bachelor of Advanced Science from the University of Sydney. See full profile

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