Nokia Lumia smartphones with Windows Phone 8 deliver award winning design, incredible imaging, fast processing, and HD screens that are amazing users.
Proven developer technology
Best–in-class development tools from Microsoft, expanded roster of rich APIs, Nokia Location platform, Nokia Music integration,
and a strong community to support your development.
Lumia has momentum globally, offers new app-revenue and promotion models through Nokia Ad Exchange, and comes with the local
support you need to grow your business.
Everything you need to create stunning apps for Windows Phone 8 using the latest APIs and features, such as native code, Direct3D,
NFC and proximity, wallet, and many more — with support for Windows Phone 7 included.
Get the SDK ›
Read all about the new features in Windows Phone 8 ›
The Nokia Lumia 925 is the latest in Nokia’s imaging technology innovation. This technology is easily accessible, so you can add your own innovations using the Camera APIs in Windows Phone 8.
Integrate the leading music platform into your Nokia Lumia apps, using the Nokia Music APIs. Let your users add a sound
track and discover gigs, explore artists and more. The API is also available as a Web API for non-Nokia platforms.
Explore Nokia Music ›
Watch the Nokia Music API Lumia App Lab recording ›
Discover how to integrate Nokia Music into your apps ›
With Remote Devices Access (RDA) you can make use of a Nokia Lumia 920, Nokia Lumia 820, or Nokia Lumia 620 any time
of the day or night, free of cost. It's simple to upload and install your apps, then test them just as you would if you had
the phone in your hand.
Read about using RDA in the Lumia Developer's Library ›
Start testing with RDA ›
If you are serious about creating apps for Nokia Lumia smartphone, we are serious about helping you. Sign up for the Nokia
Premium Developer Program to get Windows Phone Dev Center registration, a licence for Telerik UI controls, a million APIs
call per month on Buddy.com, and two tech support tickets — that's up to $1500 US of value for just $99 US.
Learn more ›
AppCampus is an €18 million joint project of Aalto University, Microsoft and Nokia. It offers financing of up to 70.000 eur,
coaching in mobile technology, design and usability to Windows Phone developers.
Check out the site and apply for funding ›
With Nokia Ad Exchange you can tap into over 120 ad networks to get the best revenue from your ad space. Simply grab an ID
for your app, integrate the SDK and you are ready to earn revenue from ads. Gain control over adverts and campaigns. Cross
promote your apps with free in-house campaigns.
Explore Nokia Ad Exchange ›
Watch a recording of or enrol for one of our webinar series, Lumia App Labs. Check out the event calendar and plan to join
us at one of our events or workshops, to learn about Windows Phone app development for Nokia Lumia smartphones.
Review the Lumia App Labs webinars schedule ›
Find an event near you ›
//Build/ 2012 Windows Phone sessions
Watch all the Windows Phone sessions from //Build/ 2012.
Windows Phone Blog
Read the latest Windows Phone announcements.
Nokia Lumia Developer's Library
Development with core Nokia Lumia product features explained.