Exclusive Augmented Reality Groupon App Coming to Lumia Windows Phones

At the CTIA 2012 conference, Nokia announced a list of partnerships and apps that will be coming to the Windows Phone platform in the coming months. Some of these apps will be exclusive to Nokia’s Lumia series of Windows Phone handsets. In the list, the Nokia says a Groupon app with augmented reality features will be made available exclusively to Lumia owners. According to Nokia, the updated Groupon App will be exclusive for a period of 6 months after launch (expected to come in Summer 2012). The app will feature a Deal-finder function that will support augmented reality capabilities.

This will be the second augmented reality on Nokia’s Lumia. At the same conference, Nokia showed Nokia City Lens on Windows Phone. The app lets you see locations around you as you move the camera around. The app features a camera view, map view and list view. The app is currently in a beta and comes from Nokia Beta Labs. Here’s a video created by Nokia demo-ing the Nokia City Lens:

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