Google Maps 2.0 Application For iPhone/iPad

On 16th July, Google has launched a new Maps version 2.0 under Navigation Category on Apple Store. Google Maps 2.0 for iOS runs on iOS 6 and above. It is believed that Google Maps are launched mainly to give a tough competition to Apple Maps. The Google Maps 2.0 claims to run on older Apple devices such as Apple iPhone 3GS. Till now it has reported to have more then 1000+ downloads from AppStore. Google Maps are more optimized for iPhone 5 then its previous versions.

The GUI of Google Maps 2.0 for iOS is more simple and more performance friendly than previous ones. Although it is not mentioned on iTunes but it has improved a lot of User Experience. This application is working smoothly on older devices as well. It also provides support for offline maps, which was not previously supported by Google Maps.

Google Maps 2.0 is having a feature called Public Transit, which provides the accurate information regarding the public transit system related to current location. It has been found that Google is using updated information for this purpose.

Google Maps 2.0 provides live traffic updates to its users. This is something because of which every iPhone or iPad user will download this application from Apple Store.

The new features in Google Maps 2.0 include:

• New design for iPad
• Enhanced navigation including live traffic updates and incident reports.
• Explore: A new way to browse and discover popular local places to eat, drink, shop, play and sleep
• Simple 5-star ratings and reviews from friends, plus expert Zagat content
• Great deals from favourite brands with Google Offers
• Indoor maps with walking directions for malls, transit stations, airports and more

All these above features are buzzing, in this new application on Apple Store.

**Note: Source Google Maps App on iTunes Store

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