• How fast is Telsta 5G?
  • What sort of 5G phone and plans do Telstra offer?
  • Is 5G faster than the NBN?

Telstra, also known as Telstra Corporation Limited, is currently one of the largest telecommunication companies in the country. It is one of the top builders and operators of markets in the telecommunication industry ranging from voice mobile, internet access as well as pay television, together with other more products and services. Telstra also dominates the telecommunication industry in the country by market share.

The company being one of the top telecommunication companies in the country is also one of the leaders in building facilities that makes 5G network connectivity available in the region. The company has already managed to make 5G internet access availability in more than 46 cities in the country.

To enjoy the comforts and technology 5G offers, you will need a device that is 5G-ready or a mobile plan to connect and enjoy 5G services via Telstra.

5G coverage is already rolling out in several selected areas in Australia. Mobile devices and 5G ready mobile devices are already available for consumers to enjoy via Australia's biggest telecommunication company.

What to Expect from Telstra's 5G Mobile Plans

The latest Telstra mobile plans currently offer no excess data charges even if you get over your monthly data allowance in Australia. However, data is slowed once customers go over their monthly data allowance.

On top of the no excess data charges, Telstra subscribers can enjoy unlimited standard national calls and SMS without being charged extra.

Telstra offers month to month plans to give their consumers the flexibility to change your plan once a month. These plans can be sim only plans or plans that come with a free device. However, although there are no termination costs once you decide to terminate your plan with Telstra, you will need to pay out for your device.

5G Telstra Mobile Plans in Australia

  • Medium Telstra Plan

Available at $65 a month, Medium plan subscribers can enjoy a standard 80GB with 5G network access and no lock-in plan needed. A new plan includes free 3 months of standard BINGE access, redeemable by January 2021. Telstra Plus members can also enjoy 50% more points across your account via the Medium mobile plan.

  • Large Telstra Plan

The Large Telstra plan is available for subscribers at $85 a month with a standard 120GB data allowance included in the plan. The subscription covers 5G network access with no lock-in required. It features unlimited standard national call and texts, a feature included in all of the mobile plans available via Telstra.

  • Extra Large Plan

Extra Large plans via Telstra are available at $115 per month with 180GB data allowance. New plans include a 3-month free BINGE subscription with fast track rewards available for Telstra Plus members. Live sport and music streaming is also free with a  new subscription. International calling packs with unlimited calls and SMS for selected countries, from Australia with an additional $10 per month.

Latest 5G Phones and Devices from Telstra

There are plenty of 5G capable mobile devices and phones that are available via Telstra's mobile phone plans. Here are the current 5G mobile phone ready devices under Telstra's service.

  • Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G

One of the most high-end phones under the Galaxy series that features 5G connectivity is the Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G. This device features the most precise S pen yet with a 108 megapixel triple rear camera. The device also features a 50x space zoom and 8K video and 6.9" dynamic AMOLED 2x edge display.

Available in Mystic Bronze and Mystic Black, it is available at a $166.46/month device repayment for a 12-month lock in period. The 24-month lock in period is available at $83.29/month on top of the monthly mobile plan cost.

  • Galaxy Note20 5G

For a cheaper alternative, subscribers can add the Galaxy Note20 5G that features a 64MP triple rear camera. It comes with a 30x space zoom & 8K video. It has a 6.7" Super AMOLED Plus Infinity-O display and a powerful Exynos 990 Octa-Core chipset.

The Samsung Note20 5G comes in Mystic Grey and Mystic Green colours. The device is available at $1649 for an outright purchase but can be availed within 12 months or 24 months. A 12 month lock in period is available at $137.41/month on top of the monthly plan with Telstra. For a 24-month lock in period, it is available at $69.70/month plus the monthly plan subscription.

  • Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G

Also known as the ultimate 5G smartphone, the Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G features a 108MP camera that comes with a zoom lens and video. The device comes in three versions, Galaxy S20 4G, Galaxy S20 5G and Galaxy S20+ 5G.

Available in Cosmic Black, it is available at $166.58/month for a 12-month lock in period on top of the monthly mobile plan with Telstra. For a 24 month lock in period, it is available at $83.29/month plus the monthly mobile plan cost with Telstra.

  • Oppo Find X2 Pro 5G

A cheaper alternative to enjoy together with the 5G connectivity is the Oppo Find X2 Pro 5G.

The device features a tri-camera with an advanced Ultra Night Mode 3.0 and 10X Hybrid Zoom. It comes with a screen with over one billion colours and a screen refresh rate of 120Hz for clearer and smoother motion.

Available in black, it can be purchased outright at $1599 or a 12-month instalment plan of $133.25 a month or a 24-month plan for $66.52 a month

  • Oppo Find X2 Neo 5G

Another more affordable device with 5G connectivity is the Oppo Find X2 Neo 5G. It features a powerful ultra slim design that includes a big display,perfect for streaming, gaming with fast charging features.

Available in black, it can be purchased outright at $899. For a 12-month instalment plan, it is available at $74.91 a month on top of your chosen plan cost. It can also be availed under a 24-month lock in period with a monthly cost of $37.45/ month on top of the chosen plan cost.

Telstra Plus members can earn a 10,000 bonus when they take a Telstra mobile device together with a 5G device. Enjoy flexibility to change your plan size once a month, while enjoying the benefits and experience that the 5G mobile device offers. To enjoy the experience even more, check if your area is covered with the 5G mobile network before securing a new plan or mobile plan device with the 5G Telstra internet connectivity access.