'Fantastic' new Bunnings app will change the way you shop

Kristine Tarbert
·Senior Lifestyle & Entertainment Producer
·1-min read

Bunnings has launched a new augmented reality app that lets you see what items would look like at your place, and shoppers are absolutely loving it.

One excited shopper took to a popular Bunnings group on Facebook to rave about the new app, posting: “Bunnings have now launched the AR App - you can place the outdoor living range in your own home and get ideas on what it will look like. Highly recommend everyone check it out!”

Melbourne, Australia – January 3, 2016: Bunnings Warehouse, owned by Wesfarmers, is the largest hardware business in Australia. This is the suburban Nunawading store.
Bunnings has come up with another game changing app. Photo: Getty

This new AR app allows you to use your smart phone to visualise one or more products in 3D mode, you can ‘place’ and ‘move’ products virtually in your space and view the scene through your smart phone from various angles.

You can also share your space with your family and friends to get their opinion. using the share function.

RELATED:

For now it’s only available for a selection from the current Outdoor Furniture and BBQ range, but people were quick to praise the idea.

bunnings augmented reality app
The app lets you look at products in 3D in your own home. Photo: Bunnings

“This is awesome!!! I need this in my life,” one excited shopper commented.

“Wow,” was all another could say, while some also suggested other products that could be added down the track.

“I tried this yesterday. Easy to use. But wondering whether Bunnings will include plants in this? Wouldn't it be fantastic,” was one comment.

Never miss a thing. Sign up to Yahoo Lifestyle’s daily newsletter.

Or if you have a story idea, email us at lifestyle.tips@verizonmedia.com.