Nokia Corporation has confirmed that the Glance feature will be added to the whole Windows Phone 8 Lumia range. The Nokia Glance was already added on some of the latest Nokia Lumia smartphones. Glance mode gives users a clock screensaver on their screen. This way you do not have to turn on the phone to look at the time.
One of the biggest battery drainers is turning on and off the phone to check the time on a daily basis. People that want to get their hands on Nokia Glance has to wait for the Nokia Lumia Amber update next month.
“You need to wait for a Nokia Lumia Amber update, it will become available to the existing Nokia Lumia range on Windows Phone 8 as an over-the-air update. Once you have Lumia Amber update, you will receive a notification in Store about Display+touch app update and then you need accept it. You can control the Nokia Glance screen from a pane in the Display+touch section of the Settings menu,” said Nokia in their FAQ.
The only phone that will not get Nokia Glance is the Lumia 520 due to hardware restrictions. Pocket-Lint reports that the phones that will get the update are the Lumia 620, 720, 810, 820, 822, 920, and the 928.