Just focus your Windows phone camera to the Chinese text and translate it to English, this is what Bing app can do for you. Microsoft has upgraded this popular translator app, Bing to version 2.5 to function along with Windows 8 devices. It is now available to download for free from Windows Phone Store.
Bing app can translate printed texts by focusing to it through the camera lens. Similarly it can translate the spoken text or type in words to translate the text given through keyboard. Bing app with version 2.5 brings along with it a new camera lets translator for Windows 8 phones and other devices to access the camera mode translation functionality. Currently the app is designed to translate languages like English, Chinese, French, German, Spanish and Italian to 30 other languages. The app also comes with some unique features like a word tile daily and travel optimized offline mode. It is a very user friendly app that can help even a novice to translate from any language to English.
With this app, you can focus your camera on your device to any of the signs, newspapers, and menu and so on and translate the language there to the desired one. You could find this app extremely useful when you travel to some alien land. You don"t need to copy and learn any language if you have this free translator app installed in your Windows 8 phone. You can also download any book in any language and then feed to this translator app to get it read in the desired language option. This can be done in offline mode too. Now you can also improve vocabulary by opting for 'Word of the Day" program.
There are many more things this app could do for you. Download it and enjoy a different kind of translation experience.