Mobile Phones: Guides

Phone plans with international calls included
| By Joseph Hanlon

Phone plans with international calls included

If international phone calls are a big part of your phone use, read on to find out which plans include overseas call credit and low per-minute rates.

Australian Phone Networks and Frequencies Explained
| By Alex Angove

Australian Phone Networks and Frequencies Explained

When coming to Australia, or buying a phone from overseas, it's important to make sure your phone will work before you get here.

Travelling with Vodafone: $5 a day roaming explained
| By Alex Angove

Travelling with Vodafone: $5 a day roaming explained

Are you with Vodafone and planning a trip? You could pay just $5 a day for unlimited roaming access to your current plan.

Australia's Top 5 phones available now
| By Alex Angove

Australia's Top 5 phones available now

Take a look at the best phones available in Australian phone stores right now.

How Much Mobile Data Do You Need?
| By Alex Angove

How Much Mobile Data Do You Need?

You can use up a lot of data without realising it on 3G and 4G. Check out how much some of the more popular online activities eat up your plan to see how much data you should pay for each month.

How to Delete Auto-Fill Page Suggestions from Android Chrome
| By Alex Angove

How to Delete Auto-Fill Page Suggestions from Android Chrome

Whatever your reason, sometimes you just don't want certain pages clogging up your suggestions box. There's an easy fix.

Best Waterproof Phones
| By Alex Angove

Best Waterproof Phones

Waterproof and resistant smartphones are the next big thing. We've been waiting a while for manufacturers to put a little more thought in to durability, and the time is finally upon us.

Australia's cheapest 'unlimited' phone plans
| By Joseph Hanlon

Australia's cheapest 'unlimited' phone plans

The no-contract phone plan market in Australia is in constant flux, with most of the telcos now offering high-value SIM-only plans. But who is cheapest?

Is it cheaper to buy the Samsung Galaxy S7 outright?
| By Joseph Hanlon

Is it cheaper to buy the Samsung Galaxy S7 outright?

If you're looking for a bargain on the new Galaxy S7 you've probably considered an outright purchase. But before you dive in, is it really cheaper to buy it this way?

Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge: Australian pricing and deals
| By Joseph Hanlon

Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge: Australian pricing and deals

Looking for information about how you can get your hands on the new Galaxy S7. Look no further: we have all the details you need to find the best plan for you.

How does Kogan Mobile stack up?
| By Joseph Hanlon

How does Kogan Mobile stack up?

Kogan Mobile, the comeback kid, has hit the ground running with a couple of great SIM Only plans. But how do these stack up with the competition in this super competitive market space?

How does Vaya stack up?
| By Joseph Hanlon

How does Vaya stack up?

Optus-powered Vaya seems like a good alternative for anyone seeking to saving money on their mobile, but how does it stack up?

Best phone plans for travellers in Australia
| By Alex Angove

Best phone plans for travellers in Australia

Should you go prepaid or postpaid, a big name or a small one? Who has the best coverage? Here are some of the best plans for travellers in Australia.

Galaxy S6 plans with big data deals
| By Alex Angove

Galaxy S6 plans with big data deals

After a Galaxy S6 with a phone plan? There are some pretty good big data deals going.

The Hottest Mobile Deals from Aussie Telcos
| By Alex Angove

The Hottest Mobile Deals from Aussie Telcos

After a deal with a little something extra? Here's a list of the special offers going from Aussie telcos.

Best Virgin Mobile phones available right now
| By Alex Angove

Best Virgin Mobile phones available right now

Virgin Mobile is a great carrier selection, backed by the Optus 4G network. Now, all you have to do is choose the best phone from its awesome range.

New Phone Problems, Coverage Not Up To Scratch: What To Do Next
| By Joseph Hanlon

New Phone Problems, Coverage Not Up To Scratch: What To Do Next

Have you bought a new phone on a plan and discovered that your service isn't as good as you need it to be? Here are a few things to know before negotiating with your new telco service provider.

How to switch mobile phone providers (and keep your phone number)
| By Alex Angove

How to switch mobile phone providers (and keep your phone number)

When you switch mobile phone carriers you always have the option to take your number with you. This is called Number Porting, and it is very, very easy to do.

What's the Best Prepaid Plan?
| By Alex Angove

What's the Best Prepaid Plan?

Prepaid phone plans offer the ultimate in freedom and flexibility. They are also awesome value for money, if you know where to look.

3G vs 4G: which is best for you?
| By Joseph Hanlon

3G vs 4G: which is best for you?

3G and 4G are wireless internet technologies which serves the same purpose, but are very different otherwise. Which is the best option for how your use your phone, and your budget?

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Australia's Top 5 phones available now

Australia's Top 5 phones available now

Take a look at the best phones available in Australian phone stores right now.

How Much Mobile Data Do You Need?

How Much Mobile Data Do You Need?

You can use up a lot of data without realising it on 3G and 4G. Check out how...

Australia's cheapest 'unlimited' phone plans

Australia's cheapest 'unlimited' phone plans

The no-contract phone plan market in Australia is in constant flux, with most...

Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge: Australian pricing and deals

Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge: Australian pricing and deals

Looking for information about how you can get your hands on the new Galaxy S7....

How does Kogan Mobile stack up?

How does Kogan Mobile stack up?

Kogan Mobile, the comeback kid, has hit the ground running with a couple of...

How to switch mobile phone providers (and keep your phone number)

How to switch mobile phone providers (and keep your phone number)

When you switch mobile phone carriers you always have the option to take your...

 

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Is it cheaper to buy an iPhone outright with a SIM-only plan?

Is it cheaper to buy an iPhone outright with a SIM-only plan?

Tech types sing the virtues of buying iPhones outright and grabbing a SIM card...

HTC 10 Finally Debuts - Is Not Called the M10, or One M10

HTC 10 Finally Debuts - Is Not Called the M10, or One M10

The HTC 10 looks like a great device, but the word is still out on how well its...

Telstra 4G rolling out to ALDImobile and Woolworth’s in April

Telstra 4G rolling out to ALDImobile and Woolworth’s in April

Customers using Telstra network MVNOs are in for a treat this month, with new...

Telstra commits to network resilience as customers use 2.6TB of free data

Telstra commits to network resilience as customers use 2.6TB of free data

Telstra is making change to protect its network from repeated outages while its...

iPhone SE stands up to 1 hour underwater, is fine

iPhone SE stands up to 1 hour underwater, is fine

Turns out the iPhone SE has some serious, and unannounced, water resistance,...

Apple iPhone SE: Australian pricing for March 31 launch

Apple iPhone SE: Australian pricing for March 31 launch

Apple has a tiny iPhone coming, and we have the Australian details for when you...

 

Guides

Best Phones on Telstra Plans

Best Phones on Telstra Plans

Telstra has some fantastic phones on its plans, here's a list of the best ones...

Best Phone Plans on the Optus Network

Best Phone Plans on the Optus Network

The Optus network is great, but you don't need to sign up with Optus itself to...

How To Beat Mobile Phone Bill Shock When Travelling Overseas

How To Beat Mobile Phone Bill Shock When Travelling Overseas

Using your smartphone overseas is in the top three causes of mobile plan bill...

Amaysim: how does it stack up?

Amaysim: how does it stack up?

Amaysim is Australia's biggest MVNO, but is it worth you business? We take a...

Affordable 4G: plans with speed and savings

Affordable 4G: plans with speed and savings

You might be surprised to learn that fast 4G mobile speeds don't come with a...

Best Vodafone phones on plans

Best Vodafone phones on plans

Vodafone has put a lot of work into bolstering its network and has some great...

 

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Mobile Deals

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge - compare plans & prices

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge - compare plans & prices

Check out plans & prices for the new Samsung Galaxy S7 & S7 edge here including any special promotions being offered...

Score up to 8GB Bonus Data per month

Score up to 8GB Bonus Data per month

Selected 12 month SIM only plans from Vodafone include bonus data each month plus 1GB online bonus data. T&C apply.

NEW Bonus Data Offers

NEW Bonus Data Offers

Online Exclusive - Switch to Virgin mobile for new bonus data inclusions plus get extra data if you stream Presto or listen to music through Guvera

50% off First 28 days

50% off First 28 days

New online orders score 50% off first 28 days with amaysim's 3GB or 7GB plan with unlimited talk & text plus unlimited standard international talk to 10 countries