Here is Nokia’s second Windows Phone smartphone, the Nokia Sabre, pictured sitting on a desk somewhere out in the wild.
We already know, by Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer’s admission, that Nokia would be announcing several Windows Phones at their Nokia World event next week. Earlier today we saw some press renders of the Nokia 800, or Sea Ray if we’re going by its codename.
The Nokia Sabre has a completely different look to the Sea Ray however, and reminds us a little of HTC’s recent WP Mango-based Radar smartphone. It’s finished in white and has curved corners from what we can tell. Prototype tags are slapped all over the device, so this phone is one that has been handed out to be tested before the product goes on sale to the public.
Unfortunately, the cameraman (or woman) behind this snap doesn’t seem to have a steady hand when it comes to snapping pics. The image is a little blurry and as such we can’t even see any touch buttons below the screen. We can make out a front facing camera, proximity sensor and earpiece above the touchscreen, though.
Fortunately, the source has made up for their poor camera work by spilling the beans on the specifications of the Nokia Sabre. The phone features a 1.4GHz processor, 1GB of RAM, 3.5-inch touchscreen display and a 5-megapixel camera. Nothing out of the ordinary there, with the specifications falling well within Microsoft’s requirements for a second-generation Windows Phone device. The Sabre will of course run the latest software, Windows Phone 7.5 Mango.
The source also confirms a price range for the device. Expect the Nokia Sabre to cost around €300-350, $410-$480 or £300-£350 depending on where you are.
So that’s two Nokia Windows Phones we can expect to see at next week’s Nokia World event. Are there any more out there Nokia?