Here are the basic plans and pricing for the S4 from the major Australian telcos.
The Samsung Galaxy S4 will be on sale in Australia from Saturday, 27 April, and can be bought for AU$899 outright from Samsung stores. There are, of course, a variety of plans from the local telcos as well. Here's a rundown of the standard basic plans — note that most service providers are offering the device across a wide range of pricing.
Currently, all the companies listed below with have the S4 in stores from 27 April, with some taking pre-orders online from 24 April.
On the AU$80 Every Day Connect Plan, the Galaxy S4 will cost an additional AU$7 handset repayment per month, and comes with AU$800 worth of standard national calls and MMS plus unlimited text messaging to standard Australian number. Data allowance is 1.5GB and minimum cost over 24 months is AU$2088.
Telstra will also sell the S4 outright in its stores for AU$816.
On its AU$60 Optus Plan, you'll have an addition AU$7 per month of handset repayments. The plan has AU$650 worth of calls, unlimited national text messaging, free unlimited calls to Optus Mobiles and 1.5GB data allowance. Minimum cost over 24 months is AU$1512.
On its AU$60 Plan, Vodafone will charge AU$5 per month in handset repayments. The plan has AU$700 worth of standard and international calls, unlimited text and 1.5GB of data. Vodafone will be giving customers an additional 1GB bonus data for their first 12 months, making it 2.5GB of data for that year. Minimum cost over 24 months is AU$1560.
Vodafone will also be selling the S4 as its flagship 4G device for when the LTE service opens in June.
Virgin's AU$59 Big Plan also has AU$7 per month handset repayments, AU$700 worth of call credit and 3GB of data allowance. Total cost over 24 months is AU$1584.
If you're already a Virgin customer, the handset repayments drop to just AU$2 per month making the minimum cost over 24 months AU$1464.