A couple of hot new phones go on sale soon: the Huawei P20 Pro, the Nokia Android One range, and the newly announced OnePlus 6. Unfortunately, as it stands, you can’t get any of these on a plan. But while you’re in the zone, it’s worth thinking about getting a new plan to go with your new phone – especially given how much data-inclusions have skyrocketed this year.
So if you’re planning on picking up a P20 Pro, a Nokia 7 Plus, a OnePlus 6, or any other outright phone, here’s a roundup of some of the best SIM-only deals around right now.
Plans with at least 20GB
So there’s plenty to unwrap here. Think Mobile’s recent plan refresh means you can get 20GB for $30 per month on the Vodafone network, which is a little nuts. If that’s not enough, $40 per month will get you 30GB on Optus and Vodafone. The Optus offer does however include a Optus Sport subscription and data-free streaming on select services, while Vodafone gets you $5 per day roaming. These promos run to May 20 and May 21, respectively.
And if you need ~even more~ data, Optus’ promo also has a $50 plan with 60GB and a $60 plan with 100GB. Yikes.
Plans with at least 10GB
Don’t need quite as much data? Jeenee Mobile is a top option thanks to its 10GB $22.50 per month plan. However for about $10 more per month, you can get 15GB on Virgin Mobile, which also includes data-rollover and data-free music through Spotify and Google Play Music.
Plans with at least 5GB
If you don’t need quite as much data, Jeenee Mobile is arguably the best value option here, with 8GB for $22 per month on a 12-month contract. If you can get by with a smaller allowance, going for Dodo’s $19.90 per month plan will get you 2GB less but save you $2.10 a month (and $10 in setup fees).
No contract SIM-only plans
If you don’t want to commit to a 12-month contract, you won’t quite as much data-for-dollar, but you can get still get a good deal. If you’re looking at minimum of 10GB, SpinTel – powered by Optus – is your cheapest option at $25.95. This plan also includes $300 of international credit.