Nokia's popular Here Maps for Android has been updated to support smartphones that are driven by modern 64-bit processors.
The updated version is now available for free download via the Google Play Store.
The latest update should add extra functionality to 64-bit devices such as the Google Nexus 9 and the HTC Desire 820.
Here Maps for Android comes with the following features and enhancements:
- Turn-by-turn drive and walk voice guidance - even without an Internet connection. Here's voice-guided navigation feature, has been updated to feature 18 additional countries thus taking the total number of supported countries to 118.
- Interactive maps of more than 100 countries that you can download, save and use offline.
- Public transport maps, directions and information for more than 800 cities in more than 40 countries.
- Real-time traffic and road closure information for more than 40 countries.
- Personalise maps on your phone or here.com and store all the places you'd like to see when you get there.
- The Glympse functionality within Here Maps lets you share your travel progress and arrival time by text or email.
Along with the above features, engineers at Here have also incorporated the conventional performance/stability enhancements and fixes to a known voice-related navigation bug within the Android app.
Before downloading Here beta for your Android smartphones, do ensure that your Android is running version 4.1 and above.
Here is available to download in the form of a 38MB file.
With Here Maps for Android yet to exit the beta stage, you have an opportunity to voice your opinion about the application to Nokia.
Do let us know how the Here Maps beta for Android felt, after testing out the app.