TELUS launching Motorola Milestone “early 2010”, official announcement coming tomorrow

motorola-milestone_1With TELUS launching their HSPA network last week and a whole slew of devices (Bold 9700, HTC Hero, Nokia E71, LG New Chocolate)… during the preview last week we also got to handle one of their premier devices that is formally going to be announced at 7:00am tomorrow morning – the Motorola Milestone.

This was first rumoured last week but we can now bank on this beauty coming right after the holidays. Here’s are the specs and features:

Designed to deliver Android without compromise, Motorola MILESTONE is a blend of form and function that offers the thinnest QWERTY slider on the market (13.7mm) and a hi-resolution, multi-touch and pinch display with twice the pixels of the leading competitor.

For users who want the ultimate smart phone experience, MILESTONE offers the ability to use multiple applications at the same time, effortless multi-touch pinch and zoom browsing, and cinematic navigation through music, videos and maps of the world.

Features include an enriched Web experience, enhanced navigation features and access to thousands of apps and widgets from Android Market™. A suite of Google™ applications including Google Maps™ with Latitude™, Google Mail™ and YouTube™ are also integrated onto the device.

Key features include:
• World’s thinnest QWERTY slider at just 13.7mm
• 3.7” widescreen display with 854 pixel width and more than 400,000 total pixels (more than twice the leading competitor)
• Pinch & zoom and double tap features
• 5 megapixel camera with dual-LED flash
• Motorola Media Link and Motorola Phone Portal to manage and share media content across desktop, phone and the Web
• Stereo Bluetooth®
• 3.5mm headset jack
• CrystalTalk™ Plus for superior talk quality

Additional features and apps include:
• Full suite of the Google applications: Google Maps with Latitude, Google Talk™, Google Mail, YouTube
• Unified Google and Microsoft Office Contacts
• Navigation: GPS, MOTONAV * turn-by-turn navigation, Google Maps, E-Compass Latitude
• Email Support: IMAP and POP, Google Mail
• IM Support: Google Talk
• Calendar: Exchange, Calendar