Social Networking in the Palm of Your Hand with MOTOKEY™ SOCIAL from Motorola Mobility and TELUS

With its QWERTY keyboard, touchscreen and quick access to Facebook, MOTOKEY SOCIAL makes sharing and connecting with your social network a breeze

TORONTO, Nov. 17, 2011 /CNW/ - Life doesn't stop and neither should your ability to share with your friends, with the socially savvy MOTOKEY™ SOCIAL, brought to you by Motorola Mobility Canada Ltd. and now available at TELUS Prepaid. The compact device features a full QWERTY keyboard and touchscreen, giving users the options they want to connect with family and friends, including one-key access to Facebook.

With a full QWERTY keyboard and 2.4-inch touchscreen display, MOTOKEY SOCIAL offers comfortable, intuitive operation and easy data entry. At less than 10mm thin, the ultra-slim device fits easily into your palm, pocket or purse. MOTOKEY SOCIAL also has five different home screens, two interface themes and built in links to Facebook, Twitter and other popular social networking sites, an Opera Mini browser and email service.

"We understand the importance of smartphone-like features on competitively priced devices," says Carly Biggart, national account manager, Motorola Mobility Canada. "MOTOKEY SOCIAL offers both practical and fun features that suit your everyday lifestyle, and its dedicated Facebook key keeps you connected to your social circles."

MOTOKEY SOCIAL also comes with a 3-megapixel camera so users can catch life's memorable moments wherever and whenever they occur. With support for a microSD card of up to 32 GB, high-speed USB 2.0 file transfer and support for multiple audio and image formats, users can store a host of music and images on the handset. The device also comes equipped with Bluetooth® and stereo radio, as well as a 3.5 mm earphone jack for high quality audio.

MOTOKEY SOCIAL will be available November 21 to TELUS Prepaid customers for $89.99.

On November 21 Motorola is launching the addictive MOTOKEY Master game on its Facebook page to celebrate the launch of MOTOKEY SOCIAL. Fans are invited to play for their chance to win daily prizes of MOTOKEY SOCIAL devices. The contest closes on December 5, 2011. More information can be found at

MOTOKEYTM SOCIAL Features and Specifications
Form Factor Touch Screen, QWERTY
Display 2.4-inch capacitive QVGA touchscreen, 320 x 240 resolution
Dimensions 105.5 x 60 x 9.98mm
Weight 87g
Browser Opera Mobile
Connectivity Micro-USB charger and data transfer cable (USB 2.0 HS)
3.5 mm headphone jack
Supports microSD memory card of up to 32GB
Talk and Standby Time1 Up to 8 hours of talktime and 28 days in standby
Messaging/Web/Apps SMS, MMS, POP3/SMTP,IMAP email
Pre-loaded Applications RSS news/weather widget, PC sync, stereo radio
Accessories Micro USB charger, stereo headphones

About Motorola Mobility
Motorola Mobility, Inc. (NYSE: MMI) fuses innovative technology with human insights to create experiences that simplify, connect and enrich people's lives. Our portfolio includes converged mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets; wireless accessories; end-to-end video and data delivery; and management solutions, including set-tops and data-access devices. For more information, please visit:

TELUS (TSX: T, T.A; NYSE: TU) is a leading national telecommunications company in Canada, with $10.3 billion of annual revenue and 12.6 million customer connections including 7.2 million wireless subscribers, 3.6 million wireline network access lines, 1.3 million Internet subscribers and more than 450,000 TELUS TV customers. Led since 2000 by President and CEO, Darren Entwistle, TELUS provides a wide range of communications products and services including data, Internet protocol (IP), voice, entertainment and video.

In support of our philosophy to give where we live, TELUS, our team members and retirees will, by year-end 2011, have contributed $245 million to charitable and not-for-profit organizations and volunteered 4.1 million hours of service to local communities since 2000. Eleven TELUS Community Boards across Canada lead TELUS' local philanthropic initiatives. TELUS was honoured to be named the most outstanding philanthropic corporation globally for 2010 by the Association of Fundraising Professionals, becoming the first Canadian company to receive this prestigious international recognition.

For more information about TELUS, please visit 

Certain features, services and applications are network dependent and may not be available in all areas; additional terms, conditions and/or charges may apply. Contact your service provider for further details.

MOTOROLA and the Stylized M Logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Motorola Trademark Holdings, LLC.  Android, Google Maps, Google Mobile, Google Maps are trademarks of their respective owners.  © 2011 Motorola Mobility, Inc. All rights reserved.

1 All talk and standby times are quoted in Digital Mode, and are approximate. Battery performance depends on network configuration, signal strength, operating temperature, features selected, and voice, data and other application usage patterns.


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Media Contacts:

Kathryn Hanley
Hill & Knowlton for Motorola Mobility Canada

Alanna Glicksman
Hill & Knowlton for Motorola Mobility Canada

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