ANS and NNG launched the Indian edition of the new ANS Navigator App for Android smartphones at an initial price of INR 1,399 and it is available on the Google Play Store. It is a fully featured turn-by-turn navigation application and it includes the latest 2013 Q2 India map and content covering over 1.7 million km of road and more than 7.3 million Points of Interest (POIs).
According a press release,
Péter Bolesza, Vice President of Eastern Europe and Emerging Markets at NNG said,
“We have experienced a very strong demand for iGO Navigation in India. Our cooperation with ANS allows us to deliver our India-optimized solutions straight to the end user across a wide range of devices including PNDs, iPhone and now Android smartphones. The new application enables both drivers and pedestrians to find the optimal route at any time and in any situation – easy and quick, in the palm of their hand.”
Amit Sharma, Director at ANS India says,
“Our recent product launches have confirmed the fast upward trend of navigation usage in India. With the iGO Navigation Engine at the heart of our products we can supply Indian drivers with proven and easy-to-use navigation solutions that take the stress out of driving on the busy Indian roads.”
Powered by NNG’s iGO Navigation Engine, the application comes with a wide range of India-relevant features such as Live Traffic for 11 major Indian cities, Point Addressing, Enhanced Junction Views, Route Alternatives, Speed Limits, and many more. Specially developed for India, the new Integrated Quick Search (IQS) enables users to enter their destination easily and within seconds.
The application currently supports two screen resolutions on the following smartphones, with more models to follow soon:
- 1280×720 (HTC One X, HTC One X, Samsung Galaxy S3)
- (800×480 (HTC One V, HTC incredible S, Samsung Galaxy S1, Samsung Galaxy S2)
Along with the turn-by-turn ANS Navigator App, ANS and NNG have also launched two map viewing applications on the Google Play Store:
- ANS Traffic for Android (with Live Traffic updates): 199 INR
- ANS Map Viewer for Android: free of charge