Sunday , November 18 2018 Ausdroid » News » Carriers » Telstra refreshes Pre-Paid handset range adds LG, Huawei, Samsung and HTC handsets

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Telstra has had a pretty solid range of Pre-Paid mobile phones for a while, but it was getting a little old and it appears they’ve decied to refresh the models available. They now offer 4 handsets from manufacturers LG, Huawei, Samsung and HTC.

The handsets are nothing terribly fancy, however they do include the updated Optimus L3 II, the second iteration of the L-Series handsets from LG. They’ve also added a nicely priced Huawei handset running Android 4.1 as well as a Samsung Galaxy handset named the Young. By far the most notable addition to their range is the HTC One XL Grey, previously a flagship in the Telstra range, it’s now been relegated to the Pre-Paid side of the Telstra plan offerings.

LG Optimus L3 II

Optimus L3 II

  • 3.2″ QVGA touch screen
  • 3MP camera
  • 1540 mAh battery
    • Talk Time: Up to 540 minutes (3G)
    • Standby Time: Up to 600 hours (3G)
  • 102.6×61.1×11.9mm @ 106grams

On-sale now for $99.

Huawei Ascend Y300

Ascend Y300

  • Full Touch 4.0″ WVGA (800×480) Screen
  • 1GHz Dual Core Processor
  • Android™ Jellybean 4.1
  • 5MP auto-focus camera with LED flash
  • Talk Time: Up to 480 min
  • Standby Time: Up to 320 hours
  • 124.5×63.8×11.2 mm @ 130 grans

On-Sale now for $129.

Samsung Galaxy Young

Galaxy Young

  • Full Touch 3.3″ HVGA (320×480) 262k Colour LCD
  • Talk Time: Up to 250 minutes
  • Standby Time: Up to 180 hours
  • 109.4×58.6×12.8mm @ 142 grams

On-Sale now for $129.

HTC One XL Grey


  • 4.7 ” 720p HD (1280 x 720 ) capacitive touch screen
  • 1.5 GHz Dual-Core CPU
  • 3G/4G Compatible
  • 8MP Camera
  • Beats Audio
  • Talk Time: 510 min (3G)
  • Standby time: 390 hrs (3G)
  • 134.8×69.9×8.9 mm @ 129 grams

On-Sale now for $399.

As with most Telstra pre-paid handsets, these would be locked to the Telstra network, they are unlockable via a fee, but this is something to consider when looking to purchase a pre-paid phone.

All four handsets can be viewed over on the Telstra Pre-Paid handsets website. Head on over to check out the range, including the older Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus which has been a mainstay of their pre-paid catalogue for an extended period now.

Thanks: Alex.

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