Telstra Frontier - T81 Overview

Key Features

  • Stylish design, super fast LTE downloads
  • 4G Android 4.0 Smart Phone
  • Telstra BlueTick rated for excellent regional coverage
  • 4.0" Capacitive touch panel

Connectivity / Multi Media

Standard SIM card (2FF)

Bluetooth 3 with stereo headset support

FM Radio, MP3 Player and ringtones, A-GPS

Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n

4G LTE with 100Mbps data


5 Mega pixel rear camera with digital zoom and flash

0.3MP front facing camera


Android 4.0


4.0" TFT display


1785mAh battery (user replaceable)


4G LTE 1800, 2600 MHz with 100Mbps data
3G UMTS 850, 2100 MHz with 42Mbps data (HSPA+)
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
SIM Card SIM supports standard SIM size (2FF)
Operating System Android 4.0
Processor 1.5GHz dual core Krait with 1GB RAM + 4GB ROM
Memory 4GB ROM with >2.5GB user space, plus up to 32GB expandable external memory using microSD card
Display 4.0" TFT capacitve touch
Camera Rear camera: 5MP, 4x digital zoom. LED flash.
Front camera: 0.3MP
Image formats jpg, png, gif, bmp
Audio out Earpiece, Speakerphone & 3.5mm headset
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth Bluetooth Smart, 3.0
GAP, A2DP1.2(source), AVRCP1.4(controller),GAVDP1.2(Initator), HSP1.2(AG), OPP(Client, Server), PBAP1.0(PSE) HFP1.6(AG),OBEX1.1

FTP(server), DUN, MAP(Message Access Profle), PAN(Personal Area Networking Profle), HID(Human Interface Device Profle).
FM Radio FM Radio included
Sensors Proximity, Accelerometer, Light, Magnetometer
GPS A-GPS, Stand-alone GPS
External Antenna port Yes. Patch lead available on Accessories
Battery 1785 mAh Li-ion, user-replaceable
Video codecs H.263, MPEG-4, H.264, 3GP
Audio codecs MP3, AMR-NB, AAC, AAC+, EAAC, WAV
Size & weight 124 x 65.5 x 11mm. 149g
Network Lock Locked to Telstra
Worst case SAR 0.953 W/Kg in the body position, 10mm spacing
0.711 W/Kg in the head position


The Telstra Frontier comes with

  • AC Charger
  • USB data cable
  • Stereo headset with microphone
  • Embedded user guide under the Help App


Download file Version Released
User Guide Ver 1.0 April 2013
Warranty Card Sept 2014