Telstra Day delivers the Google Pixel 6a for just AU$549

Google Pixel 6a
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After a brief hiatus, Telstra Day is back and you can score some big savings this month. For today only (October 4), you can pick up the Google Pixel 6a for only AU$549. As the budget-friendly version of the Pixel 6, this handset is perfect if you’re after something a little smaller and don’t need all the Pixel 6’s bells and whistles.

If you’re more of a Samsung fan, Telstra has also slashed the prices on both the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE and Samsung Galaxy A33 5G. The Galaxy A33 5G is a great option for social-media-ready snaps thanks to its neat camera array and stand-out portrait mode – plus it’s only AU$349 for today only.

To grab one of these discounted devices, you’ll need to either pair the device up with an eligible Telstra mobile plan, or buy outright with a Telstra ID (Telstra will provide you with one if you’re not already a customer). Along with discounted phones, you can also score Telstra NBN plans with a AU$20 monthly discounted, with prices starting at AU$75.

Google Pixel 6a (128GB)

Google Pixel 6a (128GB) | AU$749 AU$549 (save AU$200)

Google’s Pixel 6a has only been available for a few months, but you can already grab it for just AU$549 this Telstra Day – that’s AU$200 off RRP. This handset is a more pared-back version of the Pixel 6 (which will set you back AU$999), and this discount finally gives the 6a the budget-friendly price tag it needs.

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE (128GB)

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE (128GB) | AU$999 AU$749 (save AU$250)

The S21 FE is the ‘budget’ version of the Samsung Galaxy S21. We felt it was far too expensive in our review, so this AU$250 price cut makes the phone more appealing. With that said though, we saw it drop to AU$585 in an August Afterpay sale, so this isn’t the lowest it’s been.

Samsung Galaxy A33 5G (128GB)

Samsung Galaxy A33 5G (128GB) | AU$599 AU$349 (save AU$250)

This is the lowest price we can remember seeing on Samsung’s A33, so it’s a ripper deal if you want a good-looking phone at a cheap price, and with 5G connectivity. You’re getting four rear cameras on this phone, and while they’re not top-quality, the main camera is 48MP and great for everyday snaps.

Telstra NBN plans

Telstra NBN plans | save AU$20 a month for first 6 months (from AU$75p/m)

Telstra has some of the most expensive NBN plans on the market, but right now you can sign up and get AU$20 off selected plans for your first six months. The NBN 50 plan will be the best option for most people, and it’s now down to AU$75p/m for your first half-year. If you want faster internet, Telstra’s NBN 100 and NBN 250 plans are discounted by AU$20 too.

What else is discounted on Telstra Day?

Jasmine Gearie
Ecommerce editor

Jasmine Gearie is an ecommerce editor at TechRadar Australia, with a primary focus on helping readers cut through the jargon to find the best mobile and internet plans for their needs. She crunches the numbers to maintain dedicated guides to the latest phones, NBN and broadband plans of all types, and covers the important telco industry news. She also hunts down tech deals on laptops, phones, gaming consoles and more, so readers know where to buy the products they want for the cheapest prices.

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