Top Optus mobiles (contract)

The best mobile phones available on an Optus contract

Optus is one of the most popular telcos in Australia, and it offers a range of mobile phones and plans to suit most budgets. We round up the best mobile phones available on an Optus contract plan, starting from just $19 per month.

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Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10

We really want to like the Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10, but as it stands, it has too many niggling issues to recommend. If Sony Ericsson upgrades its software to correct the performance issues then this will be a very impressive smartphone.

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  • 14th April, 2010
  • Ross Catanzariti
  • Sony Ericsson
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  • Pros:
  • Impressive 4in display, sleek design, visually impressive UI, Mediascape app much better than regular Android offering, 8-megapixel camera
  • Cons:
  • Largely plastic build, sluggish performance, Android 1.6 rather than 2.1, keyboard isn't as polished as the iPhone's, no multitouch

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