Optus announced the newest member of its tablet computing range last week, the Motorola Xoom, and its pricing plan for the tablet.
Australia's number two telco will sell the Xoom on either a 12-month Data Cap Plus plan with an upfront hardware cost, or a 24-month contract with subsidised payments spread out over each month of the contract.
|Data Cap Plus plan||Tablet cost — 12 months||Tablet cost — 24 months||Included peak data|
|AU$29.95 per month||AU$649 upfront||AU$20 per month||4GB|
|AU$39.95 per month||AU$499 upfront||AU$15 per month||8GB|
|AU$59.95 per month||AU$399 upfront||AU$0 per month||10GB|
Full terms and conditions can be found on the Optus website.
Motorola released the Xoom in Australia in May following critical praise at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas at the start of the year. Telstra has been the exclusive retailer of the tablet until now, while Vodafone has rangedas an alternative.