The best iPhone 7 Plus plans and prices in Australia compared

If you're keen on one of Apple's tasty iPhones but need something with a bigger display, longer-lasting battery and better camera, then the iPhone 7 Plus is probably the go. Whether you're looking for huge data, the best budget option, or simply the best overall value, this page will help you choose the best plan to get you rolling with Apple's finest in Australia. If you're after plans in the UK you can visit the best iPhone 7 Plus deals in the UK page, or if you're hanging out for the upcoming model, check out everything we know about the iPhone 8.

iPhone 7 Plus prices have always been steep, but with the imminent announcement of the next generation, and healthy competition from Samsung's flagships, now is a decent time to buy. Telstra has recently announced a partnership with Foxtel to give some of its plans free subscriptions to Foxtel Now, although the prices are as premium as ever. There's plenty more where that came from so read down the page to see what we recommend for each network this month!

If it's just the handset you're looking for, then it's easy to compare prices for each of the iPhone 7 Plus 32GB, iPhone 7 Plus 128GB or the iPhone 7 Plus 256GB over at our sister site Getprice.

See also: iPhone 7 Plus review

The best iPhone 7 Plus plans (December 2017)

Here we've gathered three of the best plans across all the networks at the top of the guide, all of which are chosen purely on their respective values (as we don't manipulate the results for commercial gain). Below that you'll find the top plans section from the three major networks, Telstra, Optus and Vodafone.

Best value AND budget option – iPhone 7 Plus 256GB | 20GB data | 150 minutes of international calls | $85 pm

Well it's rare to see the best budget plan to also be the best overall value but until January 3, 2018, Optus is offering an exceptional contract on the largest capacity iPhone 7 Plus. For $85 a month you'll get 20GB data, 150 minutes of international calls, Optus Sport and National Geographic subscriptions, and your streaming via Spotify or iHeart Radio won't count towards the data cap. Total cost over 24 months is $2,040View Deal

Best big data option – iPhone 7 Plus 256GB | 100GB data | Unlimited international roaming calls | $135 pm

While you could get a little more data (20GB) with Telstra, this will set you back an extra $44 a month and you'd have to downgrade to the 128GB iPhone 7 Plus. So Optus wins out with big data, with its 120GB data plan that includes unlimited international roaming calls and 1.5GB of roaming data each month. Total cost over 24 months is $3,240View Deal

Best iPhone 7 Plus plan for each carrier

Best Telstra plan – iPhone 7 Plus 128GB | 60GB data | 2 Foxtel Now Starter Packs | $145 pm

Like Vodafone, Telstra isn't offering up the bigger 256GB model iPhone 7 Plus, but one of its mid-tier options works out pretty well with the mid-size iPhone. 60GB of data should go a long way with your music streaming via Apple Music not counting towards your cap. You'll also score a 12-month subscription to two Foxtel Now Starter Packs and unlimited international calls and texts to eligible countries. Total cost over 24 months is $3,480View Deal

Best Optus plan – iPhone 7 Plus 256GB | 20GB data | 150 minutes of international calls | $85 pm

Well it's rare to see the best budget plan to also be the best overall value but until January 3, 2018, Optus is offering an exceptional contract on the largest capacity iPhone 7 Plus. For $85 a month you'll get 20GB data, 150 minutes of international calls, Optus Sport and National Geographic subscriptions, and your streaming via Spotify or iHeart Radio won't count towards the data cap. Total cost over 24 months is $2,040View Deal

Best Virgin Mobile plan – iPhone 7 Plus 128GB | 16GB data | $300 of international calls and texts | $79 pm

Both Optus and Virgin Mobile are offering some really decent deals at the lower end of the price range, with heaps of data for only a few dollars more than the 1GB and 2GB plans. Along with 16GB, your unused data will rollover to the next month and streaming via Spotify or iHeartRadio won't count towards your cap. Total cost over 24 months is $1,896View Deal

Best Vodafone plan – iPhone 7 Plus 128GB | 90GB data | 400 international minutes | $127.95 pm

Vodafone doesn't offer the 256GB model iPhone 7 Plus and generally isn't the most competitive provider at the moment, but if you're looking for big data, this isn't a terrible option. With 90GB of data and 400 minutes of international talk to selected countries, the $80 Red Global Plan could be the one for you if you're deadset on Vodafone. Total cost over 24 months is $3,070.80View Deal