A physical prototype of Ubuntu Edge is doing the rounds at the O’Reilly Open Source Convention (OSCON) in the US this week.

But as most of us can’t be there to stroke the dreamy-looking device ourselves Canonical’s community manager Jono Bacon has recorded a hands-on overview of what the Edge looks and feels like in hand.

Bear in mind when watching that this isn’t a working phone. It’s merely the shell of what Ubuntu Edge will, if the crowd-funding campaign to develop and manufacture it proves successful, be like.

Video Ubuntu Edge