Nokia HERE Maps is a reputation which involves thoughts principally once we’re speaking concerning the Windows Phone OS. Well, it appears the service is coming to Android units as properly, however will probably be unique to Samsung Galaxy handsets for now.
The people at HERE talked about that will probably be out there a free app, because of a licensing cope with the Korean OEM, making it solely obtainable for Galaxy handsets. It’s an enormous step for HERE maps as its making its approach to Android with all its options, and a landmark between Nokia and Samsung.
What’s extra shocking is that HERE maps is coming to Android with all its core options. This signifies that customers will be capable of discover the best way to their locations even when there’s no web connectivity, because of the GPS. Some different options embrace maps for nearly 200 nations, flip-by-flip and drive help in one hundred of these nations, traffice info, transit maps and course in a number of areas throughout the globe.
It’s not simply the Galaxy handsets, HERE maps might be out there for the just lately announced Gear J smartphone which comes with Tizen as its working system. Another fascinating function is Glympse, which Android, iPhone and Windows Phone customers the power to share their location in actual-time with individuals they belief.
HERE for Galaxy handsets and Tizen smartwatches will probably be out there when Gear R hits retail throughout the globe — that’s anticipated to occur someday in October.