Are you looking for an affordable smartphone, but still want the latest features and software? Here are three great new additions to our Pre-Paid range.

We offer smartphones at a range of prices, but you don’t have to buy a top-of-the-line handset to get high quality and some impressive features. The three new phones we’ve listed below all have screens with the latest 18:9 ratio, as well as up-to-date Android software – all for less than $200.

Alcatel 1X

Telstra Alcatel 1X pre-paid smartphone

One of the first phones to be powered by the new and efficient Android Go operating system, the Alcatel 1X features fast 4GX download speeds in 4GX coverage areas for smooth video streaming on a wide 5.34-inch screen. It also has an 8MP rear camera and a 5MP front camera with a dedicated flash, for brighter, clearer selfies along with social-ready camera features including Photo Booth, Social Square and Instant Collage photo apps. The Alcatel 1X is available now in Dark Grey Suede for $129.

Telstra Essential Plus

Telstra Essential Plus pre-paid smartphone

The Telstra Essential Plus has a 4.95-inch screen with an 18:9 ratio and high-grade brushed polycarbonate back. Also running on Android Go, the device features a 5MP rear camera and 2MP front facing camera – both with flash – along with photo editing apps including Photo Booth, Snapshot, Social Square and Instant Collage. It also comes with a built-in data manager and Google Play Protect which helps keep your device safe and secure. The Telstra Essential Plus is available now in Black for just $99.

Telstra Superior

Telstra Superior pre-paid smartphone

The Telstra Superior packs an impressive 6-inch 2K (2160×1080-pixel 18:9) screen for an immersive viewing experience, as well as a luxe shine casing and a curved back for a stylish look and feel. It features dual rear cameras (consisting of a 12MP camera paired with a 2MP secondary depth camera) with LED flash, providing a depth-of-field effect with ability to change the area of focus on any shot, even after it’s taken. Running on Android Oreo (8.0), the device has a 3,000mAh battery and a fingerprint reader and face unlock for added security. Telstra Superior is available now in Black for $199.

All on the Telstra Pre-Paid Extra™ offer

These devices can be taken up on the Telstra Pre-Paid Extra offer. Its Data Bank feature lets you save unused data for later, giving you even more opportunity to stream your favourite music, movies and TV shows when you have an active recharge. You have the ability to bank up to 100GB of unused data when you recharge $30 or more before expiry, letting you save data over a number of recharges (all to use in Australia.)

Things you need to know

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