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Telstra pumps up prepaid with $99 Android

Telstra matches other recent Android offers with a self-branded Android smartphone for AU$99.

Telstra has revealed significant increases in its prepaid recharge values and sweetens the deal by offering a AU$99 Telstra-branded Android smartphone.

The AU$99 Telstra Smart-Touch (Credit: Telstra)

Prepaid customers on the Next G network will now get AU$220 value on a AU$30 recharge, plus 400MB of data, up from 150MB. Those who choose to top up their account with AU$100 credit will get AU$1400 for calls and messages and 4GB of data.

To make use of these new data allowances, the telco will also introduce a new Android smartphone to its range. The handset, named Smart-Touch, will be self-branded by Telstra, feature Android 2.1, a resistive touchscreen and a 3.2-megapixel camera. The phone will be sold for AU$99 when it's released in store on 22 March.

Full details of the bolstered prepaid caps are in the table below.

(Screenshot by CBSi)