Samsung Galaxy Note 7: Who has the best plan pricing?
Here’s how the Australian carriers compare on contract pricing for the Samsung Galaxy Note 7.
Samsung's newest and largest phone to date is the Samsung Galaxy Note 7. It will go on pre-order on 5 August with an outright price of $1349, but that’s not the only way you can score Samsung’s newest and biggest handset.
Samsung also announced that Telstra, Optus, Vodafone and Virgin Mobile will offer the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on contract terms from 5 August. Vodafone announced its pricing for the Galaxy Note 7 first on the day the Note 7 was first announced, with Virgin Mobile, Telstra and Optus all waiting until 5 August to reveal their contract pricing.
You can check the comparative pricing across all carriers offering the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 below, but there's a few key observations to note first.
Only two carriers – Optus and its subsidiary Virgin Mobile – are offering a plan with no additional handset repayments for the Galaxy Note 7, but both are only at their top tier $120 level. Virgin Mobile narrowly takes the prize for the lowest-cost Note 7 plan at $67 per month, but that's a plan with only 300MB of included data, which wouldn't go all that far on a fast 4G phone like the Note 7.
As always, it's worth comparing your expected usage to find the best plan to suit your needs. We're showing every available plan below, but you can tweak your needed values for calls, texts and data below by selecting "modify results" to find the best plan for you.
UPDATE: Since the debacle with exploding batteries, Samsung has recalled and discontinued the Galaxy Note 7 line. If you're interested in a far more reliable alternative, we deemed the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Samsung's best handset yet. You can compare plans for the Note 8 below: