Nokia City Lens is Nokia’s location-based Augmented reality application. Using the phone’s camera viewfinder, Nokia City Lens provides an augmented reality overlay view of buildings and instantly highlights places of interest. This application has just landed ou of Beta and  now is available officially to the Windows Phone Marketplace for Nokia Lumia 900, Nokia Lumia 800 and Nokia Lumia 710.

Nokia has today announced that it will release a new version of Nokia City Lens for the new Windows Phone 8 smartphones Nokia Lumia 920 and Nokia Lumia 820, introduced last week. There will be new features coming along with this new WP8 version of City Lens. Read more,

  • The first to be introduced will be a new 3D icons layout, which is going to make the augmented reality experience look even more realistic.
  • We are also going to fix a common problem of augmented reality apps. If you don’t see a place in real life, because it’s hidden behind a building, you might want to see it or not among nearby search results. We give you the choice: you will be able to filter search results so that only those in the line of sights are visible.
  • The upcoming version of Nokia City Lens for Nokia Lumia 920 and Nokia Lumia 820 is also going to make more use of Windows Phone unique features. For instance you will be able to pin to start any category tile, to find faster what you are looking for, anywhere you are.
  • You can also customize the Nokia City Lens menu by adding your own favorite searches.
  • Last but not least you can also use Nokia City Lens in both landscape and portrait mode.

Nokia has also released demo video for “Nokia City Lens”.