7 Best Android GPS Apps

Posted In Google - By Asad On Monday, December 26th, 2011 With 0 Comments
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Many people want to have GPS apps and services on their Android devices because they’re proving to be very helpful in our daily life. With few handy GPS apps we can do number of tasks like locating your friend or family member, finding places like Restaurants, Bars and Gas Stations in your nearby area or finding routes if you travel a lot.

Here we’re featuring a few GPS Android Apps which are the best for your device according to our opinion.

1. Sygic

Sygic is undoubtedly a great voice guided GPS Navigation app for Android. It uses TomTom maps and includes number of handy features like Turn by turn voice guided GPS navigation, Spoken street names, Real-Time Traffic etc. Both app and maps are updated for free. Maps are stored on your device so you can use them offline. You can try it for 7 days for free. It supports almost all regions and pricing varies depending on your location.

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2. Google Maps Navigation

Google Maps with free voice guided navigation system is the most popular GPS App available in the Android Market. Its popular because its free, developed by Google itself, works like a charm and has features which many popular GPS Apps are unavailable to provide like Street View and Satellite view.

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3. NDrive

NDrive is a very well designed app and comes with Text-to-speech and turn-by-turn voice directions. Maps are stored directly on your device and you can navigate accurately without internet Wi-Fi, 3G, or 4G connection. With Route optimizer you can choose the best route which suits your needs.

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4. CoPilot

If you’ve previously used GPS system like Garmin, you’ll find out that interface of CoPilot resembles a lot to Garmin which makes using this app more fun. Its available in over 50 countries with features like 3D Map views, alternate routing, voice guidance, day-night mode and many more.

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5. Layar

Layar is an interesting and useful app based on augmented reality. It let you you explore things around you using your mobile device camera, GPS and compass. Layar shows you digital information called “layers”. As soon as you focuses your phone’s camera on a place, information about it is displayed on screen. You can share the information displayed with your friends on Facebook and Twitter. Its a free App.

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6. Locale

Have you ever faced yourself in a situation when your Smartphone rang accidentally in meeting, class, or at work? If you don’t want to feel embarrassed again in such situations then you should install locale in your Android Phone. It’ll check your location and it’ll set settings of your phone accordingly. It’ll do tasks like automatically silencing ringer when you arrive at work or switching on WiFi. It costs $3.99.

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7. Places Directory

This Android GPS App let you find nearby places like Restaurants, Movie Theaters, Hotels and Banks. You can find out distance and directions of your required destination. You can also see ratings and photos.

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