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Optus to bring iPhone 4S to Australia on October 14
09 Oct 2011

Optus has announced that it will launch iPhone 4S in Australia on October 14. iPhone 4S is available for free on select plans starting at $79 per month and the new iPhone 4GB model is available for free starting at just $59 per month. Optus customers can now pre-order iPhone 4S as well as iPhone 4 8GB online at www.optus.com.au/iphone4S.

iPhone 4S is the most amazing iPhone yet, packed with incredible new features including Apple's duel-core A5 chip for blazing fast performance and stunning graphics; an all new camera with advanced optics; full 1080p HD resolution video recording; and Siri™ an intelligent assistant that helps you get things done just by asking. With the launch of iPhone 4S also comes the launch of iOS5, the world's most advanced mobile operating system with over 200 new features; and iCloud, a breakthrough set of free cloud services that work with your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac or PC to automatically and wirelessly store your content in iCloud and push it to all your devices.

"iPhone 4S delivers some incredible new features and we are giving Australians more reason than ever before to choose Optus," said Michael Smith, Optus Consumer Managing Director. "Our great range of value plans gives customers the freedom to enjoy everything iPhone 4S has to offer.”

Pricing and tariff information:

  Optus $49 Cap Optus $59 Cap Optus $79 Cap Optus $99 Timeless Extreme Plan
Monthly fee*
(over 24 months)
$49 $59 $79 $99
Monthly Included Value** $550 $750 $900 Unlimited
Data credit 1.5GB 2GB 3GB 5GB
iPhone 4S 16GB $10 per month $6 per month $0 $0
iPhone 4S 32GB $15 per month $11 per month $0 $0
iPhone 4S 64GB $19 per month $15 per month $7 $0
iPhone 4 8GB $6 per month $0 $0 $0

*Plans are on 24-month contracts For further information or to pre-order please visit www.optus.com.au/iphone4S

**Includes standard national voice calls, standard national SMS and MMS, International SMS, standard national video calls, VoiceMail, national diversions and calls to 13/1300 and 1800 numbers. The Included Value excludes 124 YES (937), International Voice including calls to fixed lines or GSM mobiles that switch/divert or re-route overseas, International Diversions, International Video, International Roaming, International MMS, International Video Calling, Optus Zoo Browsing, Optus Zoo Downloads, Content Packs (unless specified in promotions), Mobile Internet usage, TrueLocal usage, Directory Assistance, Surepage, Premium Calls, Premium SMS and MMS, VOIP services and usage, and 19XX services. If you exceed the Included Value in any one billing period, standard rates of your plan will apply.

Minimum Total Cost 24 Months $49.00 $59.00 79.00 $99.00
IPHONE 4 8GB GSM-AUS $1,320 $1,416 $1,896 $2,376
IPHONE 4S 16GB GSM-AUS $1,416 $1,560 $1,896 $2,376
IPHONE 4S 32GB GSM-AUS $1,536 $1,680 $1,896 $2,376
IPHONE 4S 64GB GSM-AUS $1,632 $1,776 $2,064 $2,376

Media contacts:
Jacqui Christie
Optus Corporate Affairs
Tel: (02) 8082 7850