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Nokia takes a jab at Google in Nokia Maps vs Google Maps video

0. phoneArena 20 Feb 2013, 08:38 posted on

Nokia Maps is probably one of the best mapping solutions out there and with its full offline capabilities it has one notable advantage over all competition…

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posted on 20 Feb 2013, 10:33

41. rusticguy (Posts: 2828; Member since: 11 Aug 2012)


Much like M$ than Nokia. Afterall Nokia survives on M$ Coupons so will have to play HMV :)

posted on 20 Feb 2013, 10:59

47. Muzhhur (Posts: 245; Member since: 14 Sep 2012)


These was epic, but probably most of the google maps users just take the same trip from job to house, so for them I thin it doesnt matter

posted on 20 Feb 2013, 11:13

49. doubler86 (Posts: 318; Member since: 26 Jan 2011)


FALSE ADVERTISING - Google Maps can be made offline. Nokia is using a MUCH older version of Google Maps on here. When you push menu on any Galaxy S3 since the fall, you can then click "make available offline". The entire area demonstrated can be made available offline. San Francisco, Berkeley, Oakland etc. This should be taken down immediately.

posted on 20 Feb 2013, 14:01 1

57. dsmboost (Posts: 44; Member since: 01 Nov 2011)


I just tried that, but it doesn't seem to allow you to get directions or search for places without a data connection.

posted on 20 Feb 2013, 14:12 3

58. BEingNiCK (Posts: 3; Member since: 20 Feb 2013)


i don't see 100% offline mapping with Google Maps

+ Google maps
select area, cache it for offline usage but whats missing here is :-
no satellite view
no transit lines view
no my location
no navigation
no search
its all no no no then what is use that offline cache ???

+ Nokia Maps
all above works as-well-as
local search
helpline/store/shop etc numbers
shop opening/closing timing details
& the list goes on . . .& that's what Nokia Saying .

before posting this review i double checked Google & Nokia Maps on my grand duos & friends lumia 920

posted on 20 Feb 2013, 14:44

59. eshwarnag (Posts: 19; Member since: 20 Feb 2013)


that's what the video says too.

posted on 20 Feb 2013, 16:29

62. akki20892 (Posts: 3434; Member since: 04 Feb 2013)


No doubt.......Nokia's map is better........!!!

posted on 20 Feb 2013, 16:33

63. akki20892 (Posts: 3434; Member since: 04 Feb 2013)


i'm using on nokia n8......!!! without data......no worry if u loss somewhere and has a no connection, take your nokia and set navigation and ready to go.......!!!

posted on 20 Feb 2013, 17:12

64. MorePhonesThanNeeded (Posts: 618; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


If Nokia is aiming at maps they must be at their ropes end considering what else can they say they is works much better than what you have on Android? Sour grapes is what it sounds like to me. Competition is great, so as Google updates it's maps continuously and when it offers everything that Nokia does, then what will Nokia use to have digs at Google with?
How often does Google take digs at their competition, I mean really? When did you see Google actually putting a competitors device in a commercial to show how their product is better than x produced product? Google doesn't even care, they advertise their products and talk about their things in their commercials and leave all that other crap to companies who want to take digs. It's pretty sad when you are well off that others have to take pot shots at you and what's worse is you shrug it off and continue to do what you do best, create and innovate without showing signs of slowing down. This is a company with it's focus set, Nokia not so much they are still trying to weather this storm of losing their own house and their once coveted number 1 spot in mobile phones. How the mighty haughty have fallen.

posted on 21 Feb 2013, 03:43

70. pratyushgaur.6 (Posts: 24; Member since: 21 Feb 2013)


All this while Nokia had tagline "connecting people"....and now they are differentiating from others by highlighting a product for disconnected world. lolzzzzzzzz

Poor Nokia!! :P

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