Right after the famous Finnish mobile company Nokia parts way from Microsoft, they are are now focusing a great deal on Android apps. With the Nokia Z Launcher and now the Android version of Nokia HERE Maps the main focus is to outgrowth the product. Before this, HERE Maps was only defined to selected Samsung Galaxy devices but now, it is possible to download for all Android devices for free.
HERE allows users to use the navigation service without an active Internet connection, that is why HERE assures to be different from other navigational app services. The app display to the users the optimal route taken when driving, and not only that, HERE also shows public transportation or even walking routes. Both of this features are mostly overlooked by many navigational apps.
HERE also allows users to share their location to notify friends and families about the users whereabouts. This feature is called “Glympse”. Users can also share their location on some social media networks such as Twitter and Facebook and even on emails and messages. And not only that, when users share their location, they can also set a duration of their whereabouts and even include a personal message.
HERE Maps is available on Android as well as Windows Phone devices. The iOS version is presently under development. Let us know what do you think about HERE Maps. Have you used it? How does it benefit users?