Straight out of what appears to be either a Chinese or Hong Kong development factory (due to the loud background noise) we are seeing a video of the upcoming Nokia Windows Phone 7 device currently codenamed “Sea Ray.” The YouTube video shows the person with the device taking it partially out of a plastic shell, before showing the WP7 dedicated camera button, new rear-LED position and the capacitive touch front buttons in the bezel (including the Windows button) – putting to rest any virtual button debate.
After using the device’s side power button we get to see the new “7” logo boot screen with “OEM” in the corner and, as WPCentral points out, the device appears to be running Windows Phone 7 Mango build 7710. In the short video you can also see the camera app in action, and from what we can gather there is no apparent front-facing camera on the device; in software or visually in the bezel.
Nokia’s first and upcoming WP7 device was first shown off last month at a private “no-cameras” press event with Nokia CEO Stephen Elop. The device is visually very similar to the announced MeeGo-powered Nokia N9, which will come loaded with a 3.9-inch AMOLED display, 8 MP rear camera and a 1 GHz single-core ARM Cortex-A8-based processor on the inside once available to the public. It is unknown whether this "Sea Ray" device will have the same specifications as the N9 at this point.
More on Nokia’s Windows Phone 7 portfolio should be revealed at their Nokia World Conference on October 26-27 in London, where it is believed the company will launch their first WP7 devices.