Nokia Refocus finally available for all Nokia Lumias, running Windows Phone 8

Nokia Refocus finally available for all Nokia Lumias, running Windows Phone 8
Nokia Refocus, a camera app that allows you to take a macro photo and adjust its focus later, is now available for all Nokia Lumia devices, which are running Windows Phone 8 with the Lumia Amber update. The app was released several months ago, back in November, for all Lumia smartphones that make use of the PureView imaging technology – the Nokia Lumia 920, Lumia 925, Lumia 928, Lumia 1020, and Lumia 1520.

But what can you do with Refocus, exactly?

Well, simply put, this nifty photography app captures a set of images with different focus points one after another. After these get merged together, you can manually choose the focal point of the final image. You can opt to focus on a foreground object and the background will automatically get blurred. Should you decide to create an emphasis on the background of the image, the objects in the front become softened. If you don't feel like experimenting, however, you can choose everything to remain focused.


It it important to say that the focus of the Refocus-taken images can be changed by anyone you've shared your creation with. You can show off your creations on Facebook, Twitter, and other social networks, however, you need to share them via Microsoft's OneDrive cloud storage service.

If you are sporting a Nokia Lumia with Windows Phone 8 and photograpy is your thing, the completely free Nokia Refocus app will most probably suit your liking – we recommend that you check it out. 

Download: Nokia Refocus (Windows Phone 8)


via: Nokia

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13 Comments

1. papss unregistered

I updated my refocus this am. also about to purchase a 1020 for my wife, shouldn't have sold mine on CL.. Getting her away from her iPhone finally.

4. zuckerboy

Posts: 898; Member since: Dec 22, 2011

what a bad husband..... lol joking :D

5. papss unregistered

Ha! That's how I do it.

6. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

Would be amazing if they made for symbian a long time ago, so I could tried on my N8.

7. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

That's what a man should do! Help his wife deciding a better phone lol!

2. Popeye1

Posts: 6; Member since: Mar 14, 2014

I can't download it on my L520 , I've tried it on my L1520

11. mayur007

Posts: 593; Member since: Apr 10, 2012

it wont work on 520 or 620 it needs atleast 1gb ram device thats y

3. Popeye1

Posts: 6; Member since: Mar 14, 2014

Sorry I've tried on my L1520 and it's awesome but why the app doesn't work on L520 I had the Nokia Lumia black update

12. mayur007

Posts: 593; Member since: Apr 10, 2012

u need to have at least 1gb phone to use it. 520 has 512 only but 525 supports it

8. sip1995

Posts: 1771; Member since: Feb 07, 2014

Have it on my lumia 920.

9. hurrycanger

Posts: 1766; Member since: Dec 01, 2013

Gotta try on my 521 when I get home. If it's supported that will be so cool.

10. TuanGugu

Posts: 46; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

I cant seem to find the app on the Store with my Lumia 525... Is it supported? HELP!

13. SemperFiV12

Posts: 949; Member since: Nov 09, 2010

Nokia software gets another nod from me... Missing my Lumia dearly.

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