As of 24th September 2010 the following Android phones are available to be bought in Australia.
|Dell||Streak||1.6||Optus – from November 1|
|Nexus One||2.1||Vodafone (exclusive) on contract|
|HTC||Desire||2.1||Telstra (exclusive) on contract|
|HTC||Hero (GSM)||1.5||Harvey Norman (unlocked, outright)|
(coming to Three also, not sure when)
|HTC||Magic||1.5||Vodafone (12 and 24 month contracts), Crazy Johns|
|HTC||Tattoo||1.6||Harvey Norman (unlocked, outright)|
|HTC||Wildfire||2.1||Coming to Telstra in August|
|Motorola||Flipout||2.1||Vodafone – from October|
|Samsung||i7500 Galaxy||1.5||Optus (outright and on 24 month contract)|
|Samsung||Galaxy S (i9000)||1.5||Optus (outright and on 24 month contract) |
|Samsung||Galaxy Tab||2.2||All carriers from November|
|Sony Ericsson||X10||1.6||Optus (24 month contract), Telstra, Three|
|Sony Ericsson||X10 Mini||1.6||Telstra|
If the phone you want isn’t here, don’t forget you can buy it from an overseas website and have it shipped to you in Australia.
Disclaimer: I have prepared these links in good faith and get absolutely no kickback, payment or inducement to add links to the above table.
Let me know if you have any additions / corrections for the table above in the Comments below.
What plans are available in Australia?
The Australian version of the Lifehacker website has put together a guide to contracts and plans available with the major providers for their available Android phones. Great stuff!
And now they have also released a guide to current prices for handset outright purchase.