Telstra’s iPhone 13 plans: Pricing and availability

Posted: 17 September 2021 10:16 am
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Telstra's turning up the heat with some sweet deals on the iPhone 13. You can get it within 2 hours today as well as save $600 by pairing your new phone contract with Telstra's 180GB mobile plan.

Handsets in the the latest iPhone 13 lineup will finally be out for delivery starting today, and available through Telstra.

If you've been on a Telstra postpaid plan for at least 6 months, and live in Sydney, Brisbane or Melbourne, you could qualify for a 2-hour delivery free of cost. You'll be provided with a real time tracking link to make sure your iPhone lands in your safe hands as soon as possible.

While there are no device discounts available, Telstra's slashed the price of its 180GB mobile plan from $115 per month to $65 per month for your first 12 months. That's $600 in savings over a year.

Besides this, you can of course pair your new iPhone 13 with any of Telstra's other plans to get access to Australia's widest network.

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How much will Telstra's iPhone 13 plans cost?

Apple's line-up of the iPhone 13 range includes 4 models. Prices start at $1,119 for the iPhone 13 Mini (128GB) and go up to $2,719 for the iPhone 13 Pro Max (1TB).

As usual, if you choose to buy from Telstra, you get the option to pair your device with any of its mobile plans. These are available on 12-, 24- or 36-month repayment periods to make owning a new iPhone 13 a bit more affordable.

The cheapest plan will cost you $55 for 40GB or if you need a lot of data, you could go up to $115 for 180GB.

You can compare the Telstra's full range iPhone 13 plans below. Just click the different tabs to see plans for the Mini, Pro and Pro Max.

To compare all the Telstra iPhone plans currently available, click here.

What are the iPhone 13 offers from Telstra?

We weren't expecting any device discounts from Telstra since it's a new phone launch, but the telco has still whipped out the big guns for data-lovers.

Get big data for cheaper - $600 off Telstra's 180GB plan

If you pair your iPhone 13 with Telstra's 180GB XL mobile plan, you'll receive a $50 discount each month for the first 12 months.

That brings the plan down to $65/month, giving you a total $600 in savings over the year.

Trade in your old iPhone and get up to $1,150 credit

Alternatively you can trade-in your old phone for the new iPhone 13 and get up to $1,150 credit on your Telstra account.

Just keep in mind that multiple factors such as the condition of your handset and storage will determine how much you actually get.

What else do I get with Telstra?

If you're looking to get on board with Telstra's big brand energy and all the perks it has to offer, here's what it has in store for you.

  • Widest 4G network coverage compared to Optus and Vodafone.
  • 5G network access (on its Medium plan or above).
  • Data sharing with up to 10 upfront mobile or data services linked to the same account.
  • Data-free streaming for live sport.
  • No excess data charges. Speeds get capped at 1.5Mbps once you've chewed through your data.
  • Unlimited international texts to all countries.

Is Telstra still selling iPhone 12 plans?

If you're hesitant about buying the latest iPhone 13, the iPhone 12 still stands its ground.

You can still get some of the iPhone 12 range through Telstra, while stocks last.

Compare Telstra's iPhone 12 plans below

Click here to see which older iPhone plans Telstra still has to offer.

How does the iPhone 13 compare to the iPhone 12?

If you're unclear on how the iPhone 12 and iPhone 13 differ from one another, here's a spec breakdown to help you out.

ModeliPhone 12iPhone 13
Display size6.1 inches6.1 inches
Resolution2532 x 11702532 x 1170
Pixels per inch (PPI)476476
Rear camera12MP/12MP12MP/12MP
Front camera12MP12MP
Dimensions146.7mm x 71.5mm x 7.4mm146.7mm x 71.5mm x 7.65mm
Weight162g175g
NFCYesYes
Wi-Fi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax
Networks3G/4G/5G3G/4G/5G
ProcessorApple A14 BionicApple A15 Bionic
Storage64GB/128GB/256GB128GB/256GB/512GB
RAM4GB6GB
Battery2815mAhTBC
Water resistance ratingIP68IP68
ChargingLightning, no charger suppliedLightning, no charger supplied
Wireless chargingYes, MagSafe compatibleYes, MagSafe compatible

Not sure if you want an iPhone 13 plan from Telstra? Here's a look at what Vodafone and Optus are offering. Or check out our specific guides on the iPhone 13, Mini, Pro and Pro Max to help you make your decision.

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