Nokia has recently launched their new Flagship Windows 8 Phone Lumia 820 and 920. Now, they have launched the Nokia City Lens which takes the Nokia Map Technology to the next level. Nokia City Lens features augmented reality view of city streets on the screen of Lumia Phones. Using the phone’s viewfinder, Nokia City Lens provides an augmented reality view of Building and places. It basically turns the sight captured by the camera to a search that provide all related information of places, shops, streets, museums, interesting places nearby, restaurants, food corners etc. Nokia City Lends application is now available for all Nokia Lumia devices like Lumia 900, Lumia 800, Lumia 710 and Lumia 610.

Nokia City Lens

Nokia City Lens features:

  • Find places of interest near you. Just start Nokia City lens and move your phone around it will show all interesting places nearby.
  • You can check out what’s around and where you are with a whole new way through your camera.
  • It is like a live map which will help you to get your destination and will keep you informed.
  • Share places and invite friends
  • Save your favorite places.

Nokia City Lens Video Demo:

How to Download Nokia City Lens on Lumia 920, 900, 800, 820, 710

1. Press the Search button on your Nokia Lumia and then tap Vision
2. Scan the barcode

3. Tap on the link when it appears on the screen
4. Install the application from the Windows Phone Marketplace

Nokia City Lens is a unique app that is not like anything available on iOS or Android. Features like this need pretty good map and Camera system and Nokia Lumia range surely poses that. Developers  have created some apps for iPhone but that is not successful and as feature rich as City Lens. Right now, only few Phones will be getting the City Lens but we will wait until Nokia Officially explain why it is not available on older devices.

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2 Responses to Nokia City Lens Brings Augmented Reality to Nokia Lumia Phones

  1. Nokia is definitely gonna catch market with its new Windows 8 Phones. It will take some time as right now they have just 100K apps on their app store

  2. abhishek says:

    is the city lense restricted to only few popular cities of world ??

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