DEAL ALERT: Optus Just Slashed Its Samsung Galaxy S10e Pricing

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If you've been eyeing up the Galaxy S10e - AKA Samsung's best bang-for-buck smartphone - Optus has a deal that's definitely worth checking out. For a limited time, you can get the phone on a 30GB plan for just $59 a month. The deal also comes with a free pair of Galaxy Bud headphones valued at $249! Here are the details.

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The Samsung Galaxy S10e is the "entry level" phone in Samsung's flagship S10 range. It sports a smaller 5.8-inch AMOLED display, a slightly less powerful 3100mAh battery and a cheaper dual-camera array (a standard 12MP lens and the 12MP ultra-wide angle lens.) Otherwise, it's every bit impressive as its bigger siblings.

As mentioned, Optus' new S10e plan nets you a generous 30GB of data for $59 per month. To put that into perspective, Optus' previous S10e plan cost $75 a month and only came with a paltry 4GB of data.

So what's the catch? To get the $59 Samsung Galaxy S10e deal, you need to sign up to a 24-month plan. However, there are no cancellation fees if you decide to leave early. This essentially renders the contract meaningless. (You just need to pay out the remaining cost of the handset if and when you decide to bugger off.)

If you opt to stick with the plan for the full duration, you're looking at a total spend of $1416, which is only slightly more expensive than the phone's outright price at launch. When you factor in the free $249 Galaxy Buds, you're practically getting the plan for free.

Here are the inclusions. (Click on the interactive table below to learn more.)

And here's how the pricing compares to other S10e plans from rival telcos:

Note: To get the free Galaxy Buds, you need to sign up before November 2. Click here for more info.

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    They've added a $5 phone charge to the plan, now $64 p/m.

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