TELUS launching HTC Status on July 29th

The heavily integrated “Facebook phone” HTC Status will officially be available on July 29th. This touchscreen/QWERTY device will be available for $249.99 outright; $199.99 on a 1-year; $149.99 on a 2-year and hits a low $29.99 on a 3-year contract. From the internal doc we received it states the “the ‘ready-to-share’ HTC Status provides one touch access to Facebook to share updates instantly with the Facebook share button. Only from TELUS. Powered by Android 2.3”.

You can check out our full review of the Status here, solid entry level Android device that comes with Android 2.3.3 plus HTC Sense 2.1, a 2.6-inch touchscreen, 5 megapixel camera plus a VGA front-facing camera, Wi-Fi and a 800Mhz processor.

(Thanks tipster!)