Editor's pick: best Optus phone plans September 2017

04 September 2017

Ready to say 'yes' to a great deal? If you're looking at a move to Optus, or at changing up your existing plan, the telco has several great options and promos available this month.

If you're after a brand new phone, looking for a BYO deal, or searching for an affordable prepaid option, here's our picks for the best Optus plans and specials of September 2017. 

You can also browse through all of Optus' postpaid and prepaid deals and offers here. 

Best phones on a contract

For a limited time, you can lease the iPhone 7 128GB for the price of the 32GB model on the $85 My Plan Flex over 24 months contract.

You can lease the 128GB iPhone 7 for $85 per month on Optus' $85 My Plan Flex with 12GB data (includes 5GB bonus), and buy from $95 monthly on the $85 My Plan Plus with 10GB data (includes 3GB bonus). You also get up to 300 standard international minutes to selected countries. Additionally, you get a couple of nice entertainment inclusions such as data-free Music Streaming on selected music apps, Optus Sport subscription and National Geographic app.

WhistleOut's Pick

iPhone 7 128GB Plans

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iPhone 7 128GB
Carrier Inclusions  
  • $85 My Plan Flex
  • 12GB Data
  • Lease (24 mths) + Upgrade
  • $85/mth
  • Min. cost $2,040
  • $85 My Plan Plus
  • 10GB Data
  • Contract (24 mths)
  • $90/mth
  • Min. cost $2,160

Best BYO plan

Got a phone but need a plan? Optus is offering 1GB of bonus data (online only) and $5 monthly discount to customers on its $30 SIM only plan before 2 Oct.

For $25 per month, you'll get 3GB of monthly data. You also get unlimited talk and text, and unlimited data-free music streaming from selected services. You will, however, need to sign a 12-month contract. 

WhistleOut's Pick

Carrier Inclusions  
  • $30 My Plan Plus 12M SIM Only - Online plan
  • 3GB Data
  • Contract (12 mths)
  • $25/mth
  • Min. cost $300

Best prepaid deal 

The Prepaid Ultimate Plus prepaid plans are packed with great benefits and more data inclusions.

The $40 Prepaid Ultimate Plus gives you 14GB of data (includes 7GB bonus on your first recharge before 29 Oct), unlimited talk and text, unlimited international calls to 15 selected destinations, and $10 Extras Credit for other international usage. It also includes data-free music streaming from selected services. 

WhistleOut's Pick

Carrier Inclusions  
  • Prepaid Ultimate Plus - $40 Recharge
  • 14GB Data
  • Prepaid (28 Days)
  • $40
  • Prepaid Ultimate Plus - $50 Recharge
  • 20GB Data
  • Prepaid (28 Days)
  • $50

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