Hit the slopes! Burton app is exclusive to Nokia Lumia
Last week at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, Nokia unveiled an upcoming mobile app that teams the handset maker with snowboard legend Burton. The app comes exclusively to Lumia devices. A brief hands-on was shown off by the folks over at Windows Phone Central, but today Nokia released a full-blown teaser video, complete with some spectacular filming of the extreme winter sport.
While some of the functionality here is similar to what Google Now can do for Android -- weather, information and maps -- the Burton app also contains a video sequencer that allows the user to shoot short bursts of video and then edit and chop them on the fly. It also comes with a feature called "Tune up" that provides playlists that customers can enjoy on the way down the slopes. Finally, users can watch Burton Open Events on their Lumia handsets.
The app is free and available now in the Windows Phone store. If you are not a snowboarder then you may still find some use for this Burton app, because of the video sequencer feature. If you do plan to hit the slopes, then you can expect to get the latest snow forecast for more than 2,600 resorts around the world.
The Burton app becomes another part of the Nokia Collection, which was recently joined by NFC Writer -- a group of apps that are exclusively for Lumia customers.