TomTom is a well known navigation solutions provider and can be spotted in most automobiles fitted with a navigation system, be it cars or even public transport. It is also widely known that mobile phones have made specialized navigation devices a bit redundant by offering excellent capabilities for everyone that owns a smartphone. TomTom has previously released its navigation apps on all mobile platforms, but they have seen a staged roll out in terms of countries, and now it is finally available for India’s Android devices.
The TomTom Navigation app is primarily aimed at drivers who rely on navigation for all their daily needs. Priced at Rs. 2,050, the app offers quite a number of specific features that are not available on the free Google Maps navigation app –
- Fully offline maps – Maps can be store on SD. High resolution maps offer fast offline loading and routing.
- Free lifetime maps – Quarterly updates.
- IQ Routes
- Multitasking support – Can run in the background while you accomplish other tasks on your smartphone.
- Contacts Integration
- Advanced Lane Guidance
- Spoken Street Names
- Landmark Navigation
Available for all Android devices with >2.2 and at least 800X480 resolution, the TomTom Navigation app aims to capture the niche of professional grade, reliable navigation solutions for mobile phones. It is available for download on the Google Play Store here.