Telstra Ads for iPhone 4S, iPhone 5

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  1. arn, Oct 1, 2011
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    arn macrumors god


    Staff Member

    Apr 9, 2001
    So posting these here, and not on the site, because I can't believe these are real or based on knowledge. But it should keep some hope alive for those who really want to believe.

    Originally posted to

    Note it's in the style of real Telstra ads:

    thanks @ma_ttie, brock and rodney

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  2. ap3604, Oct 1, 2011
    Last edited: Oct 1, 2011

    ap3604 macrumors 68000

    Jan 11, 2011
    Thanks for posting these Arn :)

    Keeping hope alive!!! :D

    Edit: Btw who in the hell would -1 arn?! You do know he is the man behind this whole forum... :p
  3. arn thread starter macrumors god


    Staff Member

    Apr 9, 2001
    here's last one

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  4. Nachoconqueso macrumors regular

    Aug 17, 2011
  5. AIP5 macrumors 6502a

    Aug 2, 2011
    Hey Arn!
    So, I'm curious, what's your reasoning for thinking it'll only be 4S? It's pretty clear to me that they're releasing both. The iTunes evidence is just more evidence that they'll release a 4S and a 5. Because why wouldn't you name your 5th generation iPhone running A5 on iOS 5 the iPhone 5?

    What do you think of my theory: If Apple was only going to release a 4S, wouldn't it have used legit news sources like The Loop or AllthingsD to shoot down all the hype going on about iPhone 5, to make sure they don't disappoint come Oct 4th? (Kinda like how they did with shooting down Sept 7th announcement rumors, and the whole no new hardware in WWDC 2011).
  6. tahoeroscoe macrumors regular


    Apr 25, 2009
  7. Reach9 macrumors 68020


    Aug 17, 2010
    In America
    I don't understand this. There are so many conflicting reports, but who would waste so much print by posting these if they weren't genuine?

    But great find regardless, it gives me hope for an iPhone 5.
  8. The Californian macrumors 68040

    The Californian

    Jan 17, 2009
    Surfers Paradise
    Kinda makes sense.
  9. cdd543 macrumors 6502


    Oct 13, 2006
    Indeed it is and they claim they will sell dual mode LTE/HSPA + devices.
  10. Pink∆Floyd, Oct 1, 2011
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    Pink∆Floyd macrumors 68020


    Nov 21, 2009
    Up There
  11. TSX macrumors 68030


    Oct 1, 2008
    I doubt Steve jobs would put his name on a ad.
  12. troop231 macrumors 603

    Jan 20, 2010
    Me too, so sick of these BS iPhone 4S only rumors.
  13. Bkfraiders7 macrumors member

    Sep 4, 2011
    Looks like 4S for prepaid and 5 for Contract to me
  14. mikethebigo macrumors 68000

    May 25, 2009
    This was my theory as well. Apple usually "leaks" important information to people like Walt Mossberg to manage expectations. That has not been done here. In fact, they seem to be reveling in the rumor mill grinding into such a fervor. They would not allow this to happen unless they had the goods to back it up. Expect a 4S and a 5.
  15. Frenchjay macrumors 68000


    Jul 6, 2010
    Click on website get money. Simple as that. I'm not sure if this is true but some of the articles are clearly click bait. I don't see how carriers would be able to post information regarding an unreleased device which remains a closely guarded secret. Wouldn't the company in question get in trouble for releasing this info?
  16. AIP5 macrumors 6502a

    Aug 2, 2011
  17. wurt macrumors member

    Sep 4, 2011
    Wouldn't companies "prepare" for both possible outcomes? Have material ready for either iphone 5 or 4s just in case one or the other comes out (or both).. think NBA Finals T-Shirt makers
  18. Nachoconqueso macrumors regular

    Aug 17, 2011
    So one outcome is a prepaid phone and the other outcome is a 4G iPhone 5? That makes no sense.
  19. timeimp macrumors newbie

    Sep 6, 2008
    Legit Telstra

    This style is part of Telstra's entire new campaign. It's perhaps one of the biggest changes since the early 2000s, with NextG and alike.

    Regarding the quirky iPhone messages, chances are, they may well be an 80% chance of being real. But then again, some people do mockups really REALLY well.

    Here's to an iPhone 5!


    (I do not work for Telstra).
  20. wurt macrumors member

    Sep 4, 2011
    Ah, you have a point. I missed that bit about pre-paid in the ad.
  21. KBS756 macrumors 6502a

    Jan 27, 2009
    hopefully this goes along with the idea that apple will be going for the cheaper market as well soon

    just hoping because i wanna see a 4 inch screen iPhone 5 with a couple changes

    and also ... id think if there wasn't a 5 coming out the 4S would be called the 5
  22. jjayoen macrumors newbie

    Oct 8, 2010
    These ads are definitely fake.

    First up, the colours Telstra are using for their campaign are all pop colours (not dull colours like the green, maroon and moss ones shown in the last 3). If you go on their Facebook page ( there are 6 images along the top which show the colours they are using.

    Secondly, the person who made these did not pay enough attention to detail to Telstra's ads. As noticed in the real ad shown (and observed in all other real ads) there are stripes, two stripes on either side and a large one in the middle. The colours of the stripes always go from lightest to darkest (like on a colour gradient), however in the fake ads, the colours go from light to dark then back to light.
  23. Chundles macrumors G4


    Jul 4, 2005
    They're fake.

    Telstra and all carriers cannot use "iPhone" without appropriate capitalisation and branding. Apple have very strict rules about it.

    The Steve Jobs one is particularly poor.
  24. Marli macrumors regular

    Apr 9, 2011

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