Price is not necessarily an indicator of quality. At $1080 for an outright buy, the ageing X10 is ridiculously overpriced. Conversely, while the Galaxy Tab is expensive, it’s a tablet device, not just a phone (and also the only option running Android 2.2 as we speak).
If you want to check out the in-depth details of a particular phone — after all, the specs are an important part of the decision — we’ve linked to the reviews on our sibling site Gizmodo for each of the phones on sale in Australia:
Know a good Australian Android standalone deal that we’ve missed? Spotted a mistake? (It undoubtedly happens, though we generally take the view that a company which won’t list an outright price on its site isn’t that interested in an outright deal.) Whatever the issue, tell us in the comments.
Lifehacker’s weekly Planhacker column rounds up the best communication deals.
Angus has been writing professionally about technology since 1994 and breaking it for even longer. He is based in Sydney but spends a frankly unhealthy portion of his life on the road, tracking down the latest stories. In 2011, he won the IT Journo Award For Best Consumer Technology Journalist and Consensus IT Writers Award for Best Technical Writer for his work on Lifehacker; about time too.