Finally, an Australian telco has let us know what plan and prices they will offer for the iPhone 3G S.

Note in this table the 8GB model is the soon to be superseded iPhone 3G model.

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Minimum total cost

So, unpacking the table above, here’s the various minimum costs broken down – phone plan, data pack and handset repayments.

‘yes’ Timeless Plans

Minimum total cost over 24 months plus handset repayments (if any) on the ‘yes’ Timeless Plans for iPhone 3G are:

  • $2,735.76 for the ‘yes’ Timeless $99 Plan when you take the $14.99 Mobile internet Pack for iPhone 3G ($113.99)
  • $2,856 for the ‘yes’ Timeless $119 Plan for iPhone 3G, $3,096 for the ‘yes’ Timeless $129 Plan for iPhone 3G.

There are no handset repayments applicable on the 24 month ‘yes’ Timeless Plans.

Minimum total plan cost over 12 months plus handsets repayments (if any) on the ‘yes’ Timeless Plans for iPhone 3G are:

  • $1,367.88 for the ‘yes’ Timeless $99 Plan when you take the $14.99 Mobile internet Pack for iPhone 3G ($113.99). Handset repayments for the 16GB iPhone 3G S are $408 and $576 for the 32GB.
  • $1,428 for the ‘yes’ Timeless $119 Plan for iPhone 3G, $1,548 for the ‘yes’ Timeless $129 Plan for iPhone 3G. Handset repayments for the 16GB iPhone 3G S are $408 and $576 for the 32GB.

If purchased online a $1 upfront charge applies and will be refunded on your first bill.

‘yes’ Cap Plans for iPhone

Minimum total plan cost over 24 months plus handset repayments (if any):

  • ‘yes’ $19 Cap iPhone plan is: $456. Handset repayment $648 for the 16GB or $816 for the 32GB. Min. total cost $1,104 or $1,464.
  • ‘yes’ $49 Cap iPhone plan is: $1,176. Handset repayment $312 for the 16GB or $456 for the 32GB. Min. total cost $1,488 or $1,632.
  • ‘yes’ $59 Cap iPhone plan is: $1,416. Handset repayment $192 for the 16GB or $336 for the 32GB. Min. total cost $1,608 or $1,752.
  • ‘yes’ $79 Cap iPhone plan is: $1,896. Handset repayment $72 for the 16GB or $240 for the 32GB. Min. total cost $1,968 or $2,136.

Minimum total plan cost over 12 months plus handset repayments (if any):

  • yes’ $19 Cap iPhone plan is: $108. Handset repayment $756 for the 16GB or $912 for the 32GB. Min. total cost $864 or $1,020.
  • yes’ $49 Cap iPhone plan is: $588. Handset repayment $588 for the 16GB or $744 for the 32GB. Min. total cost $1,176 or $1,332.
  • yes’ $59 Cap iPhone plan is: $708. Handset repayment $528 for the 16GB or $684 for the 32GB. Min. total cost $1,236 or $1,392.
  • yes’ $79 Cap iPhone plan is: $948. Handset repayment $468 for the 16GB or $672 for the 32GB. Min. total cost $1,4164 or $1,620.