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    Media Release,  19 October 2018

iPhone XR now available to pre-order from Telstra

Telstra today announced it will offer iPhone XR, bringing the latest iPhone innovations to more people. Customers can now pre-order iPhone XR (Friday, 19 October at 6:01pm AEST) at Telstra.com and Telstra stores, and the iPhone XR will be available in stores starting on Friday, 26 October. For complete pricing details, please visit Telstra.com.

iPhone XR integrates breakthrough technologies from iPhone XS in all-screen glass and aluminium design featuring a 6.1-inch Liquid Retina display, the most advanced LCD in a smartphone, with wide colour support and True Tone for a more natural viewing experience. iPhone XR brings the smartest and most powerful chip in a smartphone with A12 Bionic, a next-generation Neural Engine built for advanced machine learning in everything from photography to augmented reality, the TrueDepth camera system, faster Face ID, an advanced camera system that creates dramatic portraits using a single camera lens, long all-day battery life and six beautiful finishes; white, black, blue, yellow, coral and (PRODUCT)RED. This new design is splash and water resistant with a rating of IP67 and protects against everyday spills including coffee, tea and soda.*

iPhone XR will be available on a range of plans from Australia’s best mobile network including select plans that allow customers to say goodbye to excess data charges in Australia. For more details on pricing and data plans, please visit Telstra.com.

Hero Mobile Plan:

At launch the iPhone XR (64GB) will be available on the Large plan for $109 a month (for 24 months, min cost $2,616) and will come with 50GB of data**, unlimited national and international talk and text***, a 24 month subscription to Foxtel Now (1 x starter pack), Peace of Mind Data (see below for details) as well as Telstra’s sports, music and Wi-Fi data inclusions (click here for details).

Hero Lease Plan:

The iPhone XR will also be available on Telstra’s mobile lease plans. For $99 a month (24 month contract, min cost $2,376 when returned in good working order), the iPhone XR (64GB) will come with 50GB of data**, unlimited national and international*** talk and text, a 24 month subscription to Foxtel Now (1 x starter pack), Peace of Mind Data (see below for details) as well as Telstra’s sports, music and Wi-Fi data inclusions. (click here for details).

Peace of Mind Data is a new type of back-up data, so if you ever run out of your Included Data in a month, you won’t have to pay excess data charges in Australia. This data is speed capped at 1.5Mbps until the end of your bill cycle (which means it is not suitable for HD video or high speed applications, and means that some web pages, videos, social media content and files may take longer to load) and slowed further during busy periods.

For more details on iPhone please visit www.apple.com.

 

--ENDS--

Media contact: Matthew Wu

Email: media@team.telstra.com

Reference number: 139/2018

* iPhone XR is splash-, water- and dust-resistant, and was tested under controlled laboratory conditions with a rating of IP67 under IEC standard 60529 (maximum depth of 1 meter up to 30 minutes). Splash, water and dust resistance are not permanent conditions, and resistance might decrease as a result of normal wear. Do not attempt to charge a wet iPhone; refer to the user guide for cleaning and drying instructions. Liquid damage not covered under warranty.

** includes 30GB of bonus data

*** to 15 selected countries

Further Terms and conditions apply for our offers, including Foxtel Now and Mobile Lease plan, please visit Telstra.com for full details.