Finally, the wait is over, the search Engine giant has released the Google Maps for iOS. Google Maps is one of the most sophisticated maps available for any device. There have been many rumors about the release of Google Maps for iOS. The rumors about iOS maps app began with the announcement of Apple Maps and Standalone YouTube application. Well, it has finally done and Google has released the Maps application for iOS.
The Google maps app is much better than the Apple Maps but the bad thing is that it is only available for iPhone and iPod Touch. This amazing app features the turn-by-turn navigation, street view (look at the locations from the street level), Public transit directions and also allows you to discover the places near you. In short, this is the perfect Map application available for iPhone.
Here’s what Google posted about the Maps application:
Navigate your world with Google Maps, now available for iPhone. Get comprehensive, accurate and easy-to-use maps with built-in Google local search, voice guided turn-by-turn navigation, public transit directions, Street View and more. Use Google Maps to discover great places to eat, drink, shop and play, with ratings and reviews from people you trust. Sign in to save your favorite places and quickly access all your past searches and directions from your computer, right on your phone.We have tested this application on iPhone 4 and 5 running iOS 5 and iOS 6 and all we can say this is the perfect solution for navigation. Everything is pretty smooth and the titles and places load very quickly as compared to the Native Apple Maps application. So, this is the best solution to ditch the Apple Maps.
* Find addresses, places and businesses around the world with Google local search.
* Discover places to eat, drink, shop and play, with ratings and local reviews.
* Sign in to sync your searches, directions, and favorite places between your computer and your phone.
* Get voice guided, turn-by-turn driving directions.
* Find your way by train, bus, subway or walking directions.
* Access live traffic information in cities across the world.
Street View and imagery
* View 360-degree panoramas of places around the globe with Street View.
* See inside more than 100,000 businesses worldwide.
* View high resolution satellite imagery of locations around the world.
Simple and easy to use
* An entirely new Google Maps experience on your iPhone.
* Newly designed and streamlined interface for even easier navigation of your world.
* Use gestures to explore the map and browse results.
Download Google Maps for iPhone and iPod Touch [iTunes Link]