ANALYSIS: Best $50 Mobile Plan (September 2017)

In this post, we’ve analysed the best mobile plans in Australia for $50 or less. We’ve analysed both prepaid and postpaid options across a variety of different carriers and have compared them by the number of calls you can make, number of texts, amount of data as well as network coverage and speed.

Scroll down for our written analysis on the best option depending on your requirements, so you can choose the best plan that suits your needs.


 Company PlanTypeNetworkCreditNational CallsNational TextInternational TextDataExcess DataPriceExpiryOther
YomojoLink$44.90Pre/PostOptus 4GUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimited12GB5c/MB$44.9030 daysInternational Extra
OvoLink$44.95PrepaidOptus 4GUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimited2GB$44.9530 days
AldiLinkXXLPrepaidTelstra 4GUnlimitedUnlimited9GB$45.0030 daysData Rollover, 300 Minutes to 50 countries
AmaysimLinkUnlimitedPre/PostOptus 4GUnlimitedUnlimited9GB$49.9028 daysUnlimited calls to 10 countries
Kogan MobileLinkExtra LargePrepaidVodafone 4GUnlimitedUnlimited14GB$49.9030 days
SpintelLink$49.95PostpaidOptus 3GUnlimitedUnlimited30GB$10/GB$49.95Month1.5GB first 6 months
OptusLinkSim Only No ContractPostpaidOptus 4GUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimited6GB$10/GB$50MonthUnlimited international calls to selected countries
OptusLinkSim Only - 12 month contractPostpaidOptus 4GUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimited15GB$10/GB$50MonthUnlimited international calls to selected countries
OptusLinkPrepaid UltimatePrepaidOptus 4GUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimited8.5GB$5028 daysUnlimited international calls to selected countries
TelstraLinkCasual MPostpaidTelstra 4G$1,000$1/minUnlimitedUnlimited5GB$10/GB$50Month
TelstraLinkM - 12 month contractPostpaidTelstra 4G$1,000$1/minUnlimitedUnlimited8GB$10/GB$50Month
TelstraLinkPrepaid PlusPrepaidTelstra 4GUnlimitedUnlimited$0.208GB$50MonthUnlimited calls to 10 countries
VodafoneLinkSim Only Red No ContractPostpaidVodafone 4GUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimited6GB$50MonthChoose 2GB data or 300 mins to selected countries + 1000 to Super 1000 countries
VodafoneLinkSim Only Red - 12 month contractPostpaidVodafone 4GUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimited10GB$50MonthChoose 2GB data or 300 mins to selected countries + 1000 to Super 1000 countries
VodafoneLinkCombo CapPrepaidVodafone 4GUnlimitedUnlimited508.5GB$5028 days1000 minutes to 10 countries + 90 minutes to some countries

Analysis

Who offers the best value $50 mobile plan in Australia? We’d love to hear your thoughts, as well as any feedback or discussion related to the article – comment using the text box below.

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