HERE Maps on Android and Windows Phone receives a worldwide feature-packed map update

HERE Maps on Android and Windows Phone receives a worldwide feature-packed map update
Nokia's HERE Maps are already shaping up to be one of the main rivals to Google Maps. With each and every update, Nokia's navigation solution landed on Google Play late in 2014, allowing Android fans to benefit from free, turn-by-turn offline navigation. It was just announced that a pretty extensive map update is poised to hit HERE Maps on both Android and Windows Phone. 

The update brings many improvements that further make the navigation app even better. As a refresher, HERE Maps is not currently available on iOS.

For starters, HERE Maps now comes with numerous improvements and enhancements to turn-by-turn navigation, which is now available in a handful of new locations around the globe. More in-depth information about public transportation  is a part of the equation as well. 

The updated versions of the app both come with improved "water features". What does this mean, exactly? The app will provide you with way more accurate representation of inland ponds, lakes, and rivers, for example, which is more than welcome. General improvements and map updates are also part of the changelog. Almost all regional maps have been updated, too.

The map update for both the Android and Windows Phone versions of the app should arrive to your device shortly.


source: HERE Maps via Neowin

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14 Comments

1. Neros

Posts: 1016; Member since: Dec 19, 2014

Here maps is an amazing navigation because it's offline and for free. Tough I still find sygic better.

2. Dmitry

Posts: 20; Member since: Apr 16, 2013

There is not perfect in here.

3. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Wow... Getting better day by day.

10. torr310

Posts: 1692; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

HERE I am!

4. Sidewinder

Posts: 515; Member since: Jan 15, 2015

Sygic mobile maps is my preferred app for my navigation needs but I'd say here maps is much better than Google maps

5. AfterShock

Posts: 4147; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

Nice, decent alternative mapping. This should be available to BB IMO, why over look them?

6. ihavenoname

Posts: 1693; Member since: Aug 18, 2013

There isn't even an iOS version yet, so I guess that if they make BB version after it, if they ever even make one.

9. hemedans

Posts: 761; Member since: Jun 01, 2013

you can download apk file from their website and install in your bb

11. BillyBoy

Posts: 57; Member since: Jul 01, 2013

U can download and install the apk but will not work on any BB 10 smartphone

13. Larry_ThaGr81

Posts: 593; Member since: May 26, 2011

BB who???

7. mdroid

Posts: 48; Member since: Mar 15, 2013

waiting for this update,

12. arenanew

Posts: 286; Member since: Dec 30, 2013

google map will be history in coming year

14. Larry_ThaGr81

Posts: 593; Member since: May 26, 2011

HERE Maps is here to take over, lol

15. mrmessma

Posts: 271; Member since: Mar 28, 2012

I might be late to the party, but this is the first update I've noticed that you can store maps on Micro SD cards.

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