HTC confirms 23 April arrival for HTC One in Australia

Optus, Telstra, Virgin and Vodafone have all announced their plans for the HTC One handset.

Optus, Telstra, Virgin and Vodafone have all announced their plans for the HTC One handset.

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Apres Virgin, le deluge: HTC has now confirmed that all four major Australian telcos will have the HTC One available from 23 April, with pre-orders being taken from 5 April. Some of the plans that are being offered are outlined below.

  • Optus: AU$3 monthly handset repayment on the AU$60 consumer plan. The plan includes AU$650 worth of calls, 1.5GB of data and unlimited SMSes. The total cost over 24 months is AU$1512.

  • Telstra: AU$10 per month of repayments on the AU$60 per month plan. The plan includes AU$600 worth of calls and MMS, unlimited SMSes and 1GB of data. The total cost is AU$1680 over 24 months.

    Telstra will also hold the exclusive on the black version of the One, and will offer Beats Solo headphones valued at AU$199 to customers who order online while stocks last.

  • Virgin: AU$3 repayments each month on the AU$59 a month plan. The plan includes AU$700 of call credit, 3GB of data and unlimited mobile calls and texts to other Virgin customers each month. The total cost over 24 months will be AU$1488.

  • Vodafone: AU$5 upfront on the AU$60 plan. The plan includes AU$700 value for standard and international calls and MMS, and 1.5GB of data. The total cost over 24 months is AU$1650.

    Vodafone will also have the Beats headphones as a bonus gift up until 22 April.

These, obviously, are not the only plans that each telco will have available for the HTC One. Telstra will also be offering the One for purchase outright at AU$768.

 

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