Popular visual word translation application World Lens that has made quite a few followers on Apple iOS has finally made its way to the Android operating system as well. Word lens is a visual word translation application that helps users translate words or phrases in their own language by simply pointing their device’s camera at the text to be translated and the text is translated and the best part of this application is the way translated test is shown in the same place as the text to be translated.
Prior to its launch on the Google Android Word lens has been available on Apple iOS as well and has been liked by most users. The application provides visual translation in a number of languages including French, Spanish and Italian as of now and users can expect more such packs to be made available to users in the coming days.
The benefit of the word lens application is that it allows users to search for visual translation of words and phrases without the need of internet or an active network connection. This makes absolute sense for anyone travelling abroad as it comes in real handy and users do not also require to spend additionally on data.
The application for android comes with a price tag of Rs 277 with one language pack while users can buy additional language packs with in app purchases easily. The application is compatible with Android OS version 2.3.3 and above and can be used on both smartphones as well as tablets.