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Samsung and Telstra have a deal for you. Buy the Samsung Galaxy S10+ now and when the S10 5G is available in the first half of 2019, you can trade-up at no extra cost.

The deal is on the Samsung Galaxy S10+ only with Telstra’s XL Lease plan for $129 per month (minimum cost $3,096 over 24 months) and includes 60GB of data plus a bonus 100GB per month totalling 160GB. You’ll also get unlimited national and international talk and text (to 15 select countries), Peace of Mind Data as well as Telstra’s sports, music and Wi-Fi data inclusions.

Pre-orders of the Samsung Galaxy S10e, S10 and S10+ smartphones also come with bonus Galaxy Buds worth $249 (RRP)

The usual Telstra Lease upgrade terms apply, and the trade up offer lasts 21-days after launch. More details are here.

In terms of the benefits of the 5G Galaxy S10 model, Garry McGregor, Vice President of IT and Mobile, Samsung Electronics Australia said:

“Out-of-the-box, Galaxy S10 5G will also unlock new experiences for our customers thanks to hyper-fast upload and download speeds. For example, the ability to download a full-length feature movie to your mobile device in seconds and enhancing real-time applications like AR, VR, gaming and video conferencing.”

The Galaxy S10 5G also builds on Samsung’s heritage by delivering an incredible screen with a 6.7-inch Infinity-O Display, a bigger and faster-charging battery, and an all-new camera experience. Galaxy S10 5G will also incorporate a new set of features to the Galaxy experience including vault-like security with its ultrasonic in-display fingerprint sensor and even wirelessly charge other compatible devices with Wireless Qi PowerShare.

Telstra 5G coming soon

Telstra initially is deploying 5G into its mobile network in the major capital city CBDs and other select high traffic areas and will be progressively rolling out to other areas. Find out more about Telstra’s 5G here.

Telstra Consumer Segment Executive Kevin Teoh said:

 “5G-enabled devices are the next step towards customers experiencing the potential of this revolutionary technology with faster downloads, high-resolution video streaming with less buffering and better mobile gaming on the go on their new 5G device just the start of its capabilities.

“5G’s ultrafast speeds and lower latency will throw open new digital doors for businesses in particular, so this upgrade offer will also be available to our small and medium business customers. The partnership will also enable some strong value offers on Samsung handsets, for small and medium business fleet customers.

For more on Samsung’s Galaxy S10 announcements at UnPacked 2019, click here.

For Samsung wearables news, click here.

For details on Samsung’s new Galaxy Fold click here.

Valens Quinn travelled to San Francisco for the Unpacked 2019 Galaxy S10 launch event as a guest of Samsung Australia.