Nokia NAVTEQ maps come to Windows Phone 8 with offline support
0. phoneArena 20 Jun 2012, 12:11 posted on
Windows Phone 8’s main phone partner Nokia is not just there for the hardware and brilliant designs - it’s also bringing its NAVTEQ maps expertise and that’s great news…
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3. PhansMuneeb (Posts: 345; Member since: 28 Jan 2012)
Dual, Quad, upto 64 cores.
3 scrren resolutions, isn't it enough to differentiate...?
4. Vaidya (Posts: 11; Member since: 20 Jun 2012)
Dude i mean how will nokia diffirientiate from samsung ,htc etc
after giving away its awesome navteq mapping tech licencing to all.
Now put that thumbs down....
7. Synack (Posts: 659; Member since: 05 Jul 2011)
Nokia designs thus far have been COMPLETELY different from Samsung and HTC in terms of style, design, hardware, etc. And I like what they're doing. I'm getting sick of Samsung and HTC's usual designs for phones. I'll likely be getting the Lumia 900's successor on Verizon, if it comes over.
5. muhsen (Posts: 241; Member since: 07 Jun 2012)
they said they will use nokia map technology, they didn't say all of it
i am sure nokia will make the creme of the crop of the maps features only for lumia users
10. B3BLW29 (Posts: 237; Member since: 02 Mar 2012)
Yeah the almighty clicker, waiting for WP8 + Pureview, hope it sees the light of day.
6. eiyoy009 (Posts: 57; Member since: 01 Jun 2011)
I LOVE IT...it is not yet finish...experience is great...I hope customization like( putting some wallpapers) will included in the next preview
8. Altair (Posts: 317; Member since: 02 Feb 2012)
This is a good business for Nokia. They can now "sell" a map software along with EVERY Windows Phone AND Windows desktop/tablet (read those amazing surfaces).
That ladies and gentleman is the big thing. This also means, that WP software itself is cheaper for Nokia, than for any other OEM:s. What this means, is that Nokia can add something more in hardware, compared to other OEM:s with the same price.
If you can see the picture here, you will understand, that this is a big advantage for Nokia.
Btw. it is very nice to see some improvement with Victor H. articles (in his crusade against MS / Nokia before).