Samsung Galaxy S III arrives on the Telstra Mobile Network

Media Release, 31 May 2013

One of the year’s most anticipated smartphones is now available on Australia’s largest and most reliable mobile network. From today Telstra customers can purchase the Samsung GALAXY S III from select Telstra Stores or by heading online to

The new Samsung GALAXY S III uses clever software to take smartphone design to a new level. The GALAXY SIII knows when its owner is reading its screen and keeps it lit up. It can also listen and respond to voice commands, allowing customers to play their favourite songs, turn the volume up or down, organise their schedule, or launch the camera to capture a photo.

Powered by Android™ 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, the Samsung GALAXY S III includes a 4.8 inch HD Super AMOLED display, creating a vivid viewing experience.

Pricing & Availability

Samsung GALAXY S III 16GB is available to purchase from today at select Telstra Stores or online by heading to

It is available in Marble White with a Pebble Blue model to become available in the coming weeks.

Capital city stores stocking the device from today include:

  • Sydney – Telstra Store, 400 George St and Telstra Store, 500 Oxford St, Bondi Junction
  • Melbourne -- Androidland, 246 Bourke Street, Telstra Store, 242 Exhibition St and Telstra Store, 171-175 Maroondah Hwy, Eastland.
  • Brisbane – 275 George Street
  • Perth – Telstra Store, 667-669 Hay Street
  • Hobart – Telstra Store, 44 - 46 Elizabeth Street
  • Adelaide – Telstra Store, 50 Grenfell Street & Telstra Store, 33 Rundle Mall
  • ACT – Telstra Store, Westfield Belconnen

Stock of Samsung GALAXY S III will be available more broadly across Telstra’s store network from tomorrow.

Consumer customers can purchase the Samsung GALAXY S III on the $79 Freedom Connect Plan with a $3 handset repayment per month (after using an included MRO Bonus), with $800 worth of included calls and MMS, unlimited SMS and 2GB of data, all to standard Australian numbers (excludes use overseas) each month. Min cost over 24 months is $1,968.

It is also available on Telstra’s $59 Freedom Connect Plan with a $13 handset payment per month (after using your included MRO Bonus) min cost over 24 months is $1,728.

Business customers can purchase the Samsung GALAXY S III for $17 per month (after using their MRO bonus) on the $59 Business Mobile Maximiser MRO plan for 24 months, which includes unlimited standard national SMS, unlimited MessageBank® diversion and retrieval in Australia, 1.5GB of data to use in Australia each month and free national voice calls to eligible mobiles on the same account in Australia. As part of the $100 Bonus Mobile Credit Offer, from now until 2 July 2012 Telstra Business customers taking up the Samsung Galaxy S III on a $59 Business Mobile Maximiser MRO plan for 24 months will receive an additional once-off $100 credit. (Minimum cost including the $100 credit is $1,724.)