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The beta of the Lumia-only City Lens app is live and bursting to be downloaded.
Sure, there was a Symbian version but that OS is older than Bill Gates’ pick-up lines. Let’s concentrate on the now.
Open the app, point it a city and “selected points of interest” appear. Kind of like an augmented reality app, but rubbed in that minimalist Nokia finish. So what’s it all about then?
The camera viewfinder becomes an information porthole. Scan the app across a city scene and information bubbles up. Tap the info to find information related to the landmark. Users can then share this information over their social networks. It’s a beta so expect niggling errors to occur.
If there are any Lumia owners out there, download it, test it and tell us if you like it. Looks pretty fancy to us.