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Why EOFY 2024 is a great time to upgrade your Android phone

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The end of the financial year is almost here! It's an ideal time to upgrade your Android phone and get access to the latest features.

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Thinking about upgrading your phone this year? Doing so before the end of the financial year can have a range of benefits.

See the latest devices, deals and mobile plans on offer from Vodafone

πŸ‘‹ Hey there! We've partnered with Vodafone for this article, so we'll be using some examples of its plans throughout. However, you should always do your own research. Make sure you always read the product terms and conditions before signing up for a phone plan.

1. Get your hands on some great EOFY Android deals

One of the advantages of switching before the end of the financial year is that phone providers often run some great offers. You might be able to score a discount on a new Android device or lock in a particularly great plan.

If you're buying a phone for work, you may also be able to claim some money back during tax time!

Let's take a squiz at Vodafone as an example. Currently, you can save up to $1,000 on a selection of the latest and greatest Android devices when you stay connected to an eligible plan over 24 or 36 months.

You can see the full range of eligible Android plans on Vodafone's website.

Keeping an eye out for these kinds of deals can mean that not only do you get a better device – you're able to get a bargain, too.

Find out more about Vodafone's EOFY offers

2. Android phones are better than ever before

Phone technology moves quickly. Hi-res screens, ultra-clear cameras, lengthy battery life and immensely fast processing power are the norm these days.

So if you haven't upgraded your device in a while, it might be time to take a look at some of the ways that phones have evolved. After all – there's no need to be stuck with an out-of-date device if there's something better available!

The Samsung Galaxy S24 range and the Google Pixel 8 Pro are great examples. These new devices come with even more features to get excited about, including Circle to Search1 with Google. It's a new way to search anything on your phone with a simple gesture β€” without switching apps.

Android devices can also seamlessly connect and integrate with your other devices (e.g. laptops, Smart TVs, tablets etc) with the help of Fast Pair2. Plus you can now send and receive photos, documents and more between nearby Android devices and Windows PCs via Quick Share3.

Opting for a new phone before EOFY can enhance your overall usage experience and help set you up for success in the second half of 2024.

3. Making the switch is easy

In addition to upgrading your device, it may also be time to consider making the switch over to Android.

People gravitate towards Android for many reasons, but one of the most common is the greater customisation and personalisation available on Android devices.

You've still got access to a huge selection of Apps and don't need to compromise on device quality. So make sure you check out the Android switching guide for some helpful tips to make the switch as seamless and stress-free as possible.

You can also read more about making the switch in our article, 7 reasons to upgrade your Android in 2024.

Learn more about the latest Android offers on Vodafone's Android Hub

4. Find a plan that works for you

Like any other utility, it's worth looking at your phone plan periodically. A new phone is a great opportunity to reassess your plan and see whether it suits your needs.

Whether you need more (or less) data, access to international calls and texts, roaming, a new device or anything else, there's a plan out there that will be right for you.

However, make sure you always read the T&Cs of your current plan to determine whether there are any charges for early exits.

At the bottom of this page, you'll see a selection of great value plans from Vodafone that you can check out.

Learn more about Vodafone's plans and offers today

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