The Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ were announced at Mobile World Congress today, and retailers soon followed suit with the plans they will be offering.
Here are Telstra's deals.
Telstra's pre-orders are open now.
The Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ will be the first Cat.18 phones launched on the Telstra Network. Both models will be configured for Telstra Messaging (which brings together advanced messaging features like visual voice mail, group chat and file sharing all into one inbox).
The S9 will be configured for Wi-Fi calling. From launch Telstra will range a series of accessories for the Samsung Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9+, including the Samsung Convertible Wireless Charger, the Samsung DeX Pad 2018 and a range of cases and screen protectors.
It will be available in Midnight Black (all models), Coral Blue (64GB models) and Lilac Purple (64GB models).
"Eligible customers" who pre-order a Samsung Galaxy S9 or Samsung Galaxy S9+ will score a Samsung Wireless Charger Convertible (RRP $119) and, a bonus Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017) (RRP $456) tablet.
That's for customers taking up a Go Mobile Plus, Telstra Premium or My Business Mobile plans on a 24 month term. Excludes BYO and casual plans.
The "Hero" plan from Tesltra is the $99 Go Mobile Swap Lease or My Business Mobile Lease plan with no additional handset lease payments for 24 months (min cost $2,376 when handset is returned in good working order).
Plan includes 30GB (12GB + 18GB bonus), unlimited national calls and text to standard Australian numbers, plus unlimited international calls and text to standard numbers in Bangladesh, Canada, China, Hong Kong, India, Lebanon, Malaysia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, UK, USA and Vietnam.
You get a 12 month subscription to Foxtel Now with one Starter Pack. Data charges apply, and you can't use it opverseas.
Business customers will get Microsoft Office Applications on up to 5 compatible devices with a 12 months access Microsoft Office 365 Business Subscription.
If you want more data, the $149 Go Mobile Swap Lease or My Business Mobile Lease plan with no additional handset lease payments for 24 months (min cost $3096 when handset is returned in good working order) gives you 70GB (50GB + 20GB bonus). Currently Telstra is offering a $20 a month credit on this plan so yopu'll only pay $129 a month.
More details are here.
Gizmodo Australia travelled to Mobile World Congress as a guest of Samsung