Confirmed: all Windows 10 phones will be able to use the Lumia Camera app

Confirmed: all Windows 10 phones will be able to use the Lumia Camera app

Several days ago, we told you that the Lumia Camera app could become available to all Windows 10 devices, regardless of their manufacturer. Now, Windows Central can confirm that Lumia Camera will be part of Microsoft's universal apps included on Windows 10 - so we'll be able to use it not just on phones, but also on tablets and PCs that are running the new version of Microsoft's OS.

As its name suggests, the Lumia Camera app is currently available only on Lumia smartphones. Once Windows 10 arrives on current WP 8 handsets, the app should become compatible with all of them. However, it's said that PureView Lumia models will still keep some exclusive features, including Rich Capture and Living Images. Plus, of course, handsets with modest specs and camera sensors won't be able to use the Lumia Camera app at its true potential (you can't record 4K video with a device that doesn't support this) - but it's still nice that they're going to get it.

The not-so-great part about all this is that Windows 10 is not quite ready to be released: Microsoft expects to officially launch the new OS in late 2015. Until then, you can check out some of the new features that Windows 10 for phones will bring here.

source: Windows Central

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14 Comments

1. LittleGaGaKiller

Posts: 290; Member since: Jan 19, 2015

Aren't they gonna stop ? NOBODY CARES ABOUT WINDOWS PHONE !

2. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

Prepare to die, killer!

6. LittleGaGaKiller

Posts: 290; Member since: Jan 19, 2015

Terrorist threat , Reported

7. SIGPRO

Posts: 2810; Member since: Oct 03, 2012

Nobody cares about Windows? You must be really blind.....look around you almost al pc's and laptops are running Windows! And Windows 10 is a game changer!

8. RajRicardo

Posts: 483; Member since: Feb 28, 2014

Maybe for the PCs but for mobile devices, Android is the King.

10. BobbyBuster

Posts: 854; Member since: Jan 13, 2015

Google has been failing at pretty much everything recently: Renderscript Glass Wear MS will mark the end of CrapDroid with WP10.

12. Phonecall01 unregistered

You may need to come out from underneath that rock!

14. EcoCare

Posts: 444; Member since: Jul 30, 2014

Nobody? Do you mean you?

3. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2260; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

want to see flagships running widows 10 SPARTAN!

13. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

soon.... in summer

4. Tritinum

Posts: 471; Member since: May 06, 2014

After using this camera app, no OS comes close to functionality this app offers. Hope they release an Android app similar to this.

5. Hashed unregistered

It would be great if they add the slow motion video capture feature, I saw it on my friend's iphone 5 or 5s (I dunno, they all look the same) and I think its cool.

9. a_tumiwa

Posts: 393; Member since: Mar 16, 2012

Does Windows 10 support backward compatible to Windows 8 apps and WP 8 apps?

11. o7o

Posts: 114; Member since: Jun 26, 2009

Yes, it does.

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