The Big Three telcos are all ranging Motorola’s new 5G budget phone

That doesn't happen often!

Alex Choros
Group Reviews Editor
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July 14, 2022
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Motorola today announced local pricing and availability for its latest budget phone, the $399 Moto G62 5G. While the phone is a fairly typical low price handset, it's notable because Telstra, Optus, and Vodafone are all ranging it.

Telcos tend to be extremely selective when it comes to the more affordable phones they range, and the only time it's guaranteed they'll stock the same product is when it comes to Apple and Samsung devices.

Moto G62 5G

Key specifications for the Moto G652 5G include a 6.5-inch 1080p+ display with a 120Hz refresh rate, a Snapdragon 480+ processor, 4GB of RAM, 128GB of expandable storage, and a 5,000mAh battery. On the back, you'll find three cameras: a 50MP primary lens, an 8MP ultra-wide lens, and a 2MP macro lens.

The Moto G62 5G ships with Android 12, and Motorola is promising one major operating system update and two years of bimonthly security updates.

You can pick up the Moto G62 5G outright from today, through retailers including The Good Guys, JB Hi-Fi, Harvey Norman, and Officeworks. It will set you back $399.

If you're hoping to get the Moto G62 5G on a plan, you'll need to wait until August 1. Here are Telstra, Optus, and Vodafone's cheapest postpaid plans you'll be able to pair the phone with.

You can expect a $16.60 per month or so handset repayment on a 24-month plan.

Alex Choros
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Alex Choros
Alex Choros is the Group Reviews Editor for Clearlink Australia's local websites - Reviews.org, Safewise, and WhistleOut - and the Managing Editor for WhistleOut Australia. He's been writing about consumer technology for over eight years and is an expert on the Australian telco sector, to the point where he knows far too many phone and internet plans by heart. He also contributes to Gizmodo and Lifehacker, and makes regular appearances on 2GB. Outside of tech, Alex loves long hikes, red wine, and death metal.

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