Every iPhone 12 Pro Max and Mini Pre-Order Plan in Australia From Telstra, Optus and Vodafone

Every iPhone 12 Pro Max and Mini Pre-Order Plan in Australia From Telstra, Optus and Vodafone

After weeks of waiting, the iPhone 12 Pro Max and Mini are about to go on pre-order in Australia. And the clock ticks over to midnight on November 7 we’ll have every plan in one place for you. Here’s what Telstra, Optus and Vodafone have on offer.

If you need a refresher on all the specs and inclusions of the phones, we have them here:

iPhone 12 Mini Specs

This year Apple added a Mini device to its line up. The iPhone 12 Mini has almost exactly the same specs and inclusions as the regular iPhone 12, but in a smaller package. It’s battery is also slightly smaller, offering two less hours of video playback.

Here’s the full list of specs:

  • A14 Bionic chip CPU
  • 5.4-inch OLED display
  • 64GB/128GB/256GB storage (no word on the RAM as Apple doesn’t disclose this)
  • 5G connectivity
  • Dual rear camera: 12MP Wide (Æ’/1.6 aperture) 12MP Ultra Wide (Æ’/2.4 aperture) and 12MP (Æ’/2.2 aperture) front facing camera.
  • Up to 15 hours video playback with Qi and new MagSafe wireless charging (Apple doesn’t disclose battery mAH)
  • 131.5 mm x 64.2 mm x 7.4 mm, 133g
  • IP68 water resistance
  • Black, white, project red, blue, and green colour options

The iPhone 12 Mini will start at $1,199 in Australia. I guess if you wanted a sub-$1000 device you won’t find it here. We’d suggest looking at the 2020 iPhone SE instead.

This device will go on sale on Friday, November 13.

iPhone 12 Pro Max Specs

  • A14 Bionic chip CPU
  • 6.7-inch OLED Super Retina XDR display
  • 128/256/512 GB storage (no word on RAM as Apple doesn’t disclose this)
  • 5G connectivity
  • Triple rear cameras – 12MP ultra wide (Æ’/2.4 aperture), 12MP wide (Æ’/1.6 aperture) and 12MP telephoto (Æ’/2.2). 12MP (Æ’/2.2 aperture) front-facing camera
  • 4K and HDR video recording
  • Up to 20 hours video playback with Qi and new MagSafe wireless charging (Apple doesn’t disclosed the battery size)
  • 160.8 mm x 78.1 mm x 7.4 mm, 226 grams
  • Gold, silver, graphite, and blue colour options

The iPhone 12 Pro will start at $1,849 in Australia. It will also on on sale on Friday, November 13.

Telstra iPhone 12 Mini pre-order plans

The cheapest Phone 12 Mini plan from Telstra is the $55/month small plan combined with the 64GB device. The total comes to $104.95/month on a 24-month contract with 40GB data to play with each month.

But as we reported a few weeks back, Telstra has a hefty iPhone 12 pre-order offer. The telco is slashing $50/month its XL plan (which comes with a huge 180GB data), bringing it down to just $65/month before you add handset repayments on top of it. This is applicable for both the iPhone 12 Mini and iPhone 12 Pro Max.

So when it comes to best value for money our pick is the $65/month XL special offer combined with a 128GB device. This comes to a total of $118.29/month across 24 months.

But if you’d rather have a browse of everything Telstra has to offer, here are all of its iPhone 12 Mini plans:

24-month Telstra iPhone 12 mini (64GB) plans

24-month Telstra iPhone 12 mini (128GB) plans

24-month Telstra iPhone 12 mini (256GB) plans

Telstra iPhone 12 Pro Max plans

The cheapest Phone 12 Pro Max from is the $55/month small plan combined with the 128GB device. The total comes to $132.04/month on a 24-month contract with 40GB of data.

Telstra’s hefty pre-order offer also applies to the Pro Max, which makes the XL plan the best value for money here, too.

If you’re looking for a bit more storage to go with the 180GB of data our recommendation is the 256GB device on a 24-month XL contract, This comes to $149.12 a month. If this is a bit steep you could drop back down to a 128GB device instead.

Here are the rest of Telstra’s iPhone 12 Pro Max plans:

24-month Telstra iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB) plans

24-month Telstra iPhone 12 Pro Max (256GB) plans

24-month Telstra iPhone 12 Pro Max (512GB) plans

It’s worth noting that Telstra also offers 12 month plans and you can view them over on its website.

Optus iPhone 12 Mini Plans

The cheapest Phone 12 Mini plan from Optus is the $39/month small plan combined with a 64GB device on a 36-month contract. The total comes to just $72.30 a month with 10GB of data per month.

That being said, not everyone likes committing to that long a contract. So when it comes to balancing values for money and data inclusions, our pick is the 128GB device on a 24-month ‘Medium Plan’. It comes with 60GB of data each month and comes to a total of $102.28.

If you want to bring that under $100/month you could consider bumping back down to the 64GB handset instead.

Here are all the iPhone 12 Mini plan options Optus has on offer:

24-month Optus iPhone 12 mini (64GB) plans

36-month Optus iPhone 12 mini (64GB) plans

24-month Optus iPhone 12 mini (128GB) plans

36-month Optus iPhone 12 mini (128GB) plans

24-month Optus iPhone 12 mini (256GB) plans

36-month Optus iPhone 12 mini (256GB) plans

Optus iPhone 12 Pro Max plans

The cheapest iPhone 12 Pro Max plan from Optus is the $39/month ‘Small’ plan combined with a 128GB device on a 36-month contract. The total comes to just $90.36 a month with 10GB of data per month.

In terms of value for money and contract length, our pick is the 256GB device on a 24-month ‘Medium’ plan. It comes to $143.12 a month and bumps the data inclusion right up to 60GB/month. You can always make this a bit cheaper by either dropping back to a 36-month plan or opting for the 128GB device instead.

Here are all of Optus’ Pro Max options:

24-month Optus iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB) plans

36-month Optus iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB) plans

24-month Optus iPhone 12 Pro Max (256GB) plans

36-month Optus iPhone 12 Pro Max (256GB) plans

24-month Optus iPhone 12 Pro Max (512GB) plans

36-month Optus iPhone 12 Pro Max (512GB) plans

Vodafone iPhone 12 Mini Plans

The cheapest iPhone 12 Mini plan from Vodafone is the $35/month ‘Lite’ plan combined with a 64GB device on a 36-month contract. The total comes to just $68.30 a month with 50GB of data per month. It’s usually only 10GB so this is a great deal from Voda.

In fact, the telco is offering a HEAP of data across all of its iPhone 12 plans right now — particularly on its Super+ plan. As such, our pick is the 128GB Mini on a 24-month Super+ plan contract.

It comes with an insane 500GB data and comes to $108.29. If you don’t quite need that level of data intensity, you can get the the regular ‘Super’ plan for $98.29 a month and it still comes with 100GB data.

Here are all the iPhone 12 Mini plan options Vodafone has on offer:

24-month Vodafone iPhone 12 mini (64GB) plans

36-month Vodafone iPhone 12 mini (64GB) plans

24-month Vodafone iPhone 12 mini (128GB) plans

36-month Vodafone iPhone 12 mini (128GB) plans

24-month Vodafone iPhone 12 mini (256GB) plans

36-month Vodafone iPhone 12 mini (256GB) plans

It’s worth noting that Vodafone also offers 12 month plans and you can view them over on its website.

Vodafone iPhone 12 Pro Max Plans

The cheapest iPhone 12 Pro Max plan from Vodafone is the $35/month ‘Lite’ plan combined with a 128GB device on a 36-month contract. The total comes to $83.36 a month with the same 50GB data deal as the Mini.

Again, all of Voda’s big data deals are available across the iPhone 12 Pro Max as well. If you need a metric ton of it, you might want to look at the 256GB Pro Max on a 24-month Super+ plan contract.

It comes with 500GB data and costs $139.12. This is pretty damn good for the Pro Max and the amount of data you get. But if you don’t quite need that level of data intensity, you can get the the regular ‘Super’ plan for $129.12 a month and it still comes with 100GB data.

Here’s all the iPhone 12 Pro Max plans Vodafone has available:

24-month Vodafone iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB) plans

36-month Vodafone iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB) plans

24-month Vodafone iPhone 12 Pro Max (256GB) plans

36-month Vodafone iPhone 12 Pro Max (256GB) plans

24-month Vodafone iPhone 12 Pro Max (512GB) plans

36-month Vodafone iPhone 12 Pro Max (512GB) plans

It’s worth noting that Vodafone also offers 12 month plans and you can view them over on its website.


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