10 best Photosynths offer impressive 360-degree views

Following the recent release of Photosynth for Windows Phone 8, Microsoft held a contest to find the 10 best Photosynth images. Now that the feature is compatible with latest generation devices such as the Nokia Lumia 920, HTC 8X and Samsung Ativ Odyssey, we should be seeing more and more stunning 360-degree panoramas created with the software.

We loved this one by Mark Vella who captured this beach scene in Polignano a Mare, Italy with his Nokia Lumia 920: 

Arad Haghi captured this view from Bam Tehran, in  Tehran, Iran, at an altitude of 6,266 feet with his HTC 8X: 

You can see all 10 winning Photosynths on the Windows Phone Blog.

Don’t miss our hands-on with the Photosynth feature for Windows Phone 8, which we recently updated. If you have an Android phone, you might want to check out our hands-on with Android 4.2’s Photo Sphere.

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