Sygic Mobile Maps turn-by-turn navigation for Android phones available for sale

September 16, 2009

HeroWH_Berlin_Navig_Vert Sygic Mobile Maps launches its turn-by-turn voice guided navigation software for Google’s Android OS phones for Europe incl. maps of 44 countries, North America incl. USA, Canada & Mexico, Australia & New Zealand. From now on, the apps can be bought directly on Sygic e-shop. The range of mobile phone platforms includes also other operating systems. 

We are very excited about being among the very few companies offering a navigation solution for Android platform globally at this moment. As far as we know, we are currently the only provider of on-board turn-by-turn navigation for Android OS devices via our e-shop in Canada, Mexico, Australia and New Zealand.This is in addition to Singapore, where we have recently partnered with three major mobile operators to launch Mobile Maps as part of a bundle with all new HTC Magic phones running Android.” says Anna Hurbanic, Sygic’s PR Manager

Sygic e-shop features Sygic Mobile Maps for Android, Symbian and Windows Mobile phones, as well as links to iTunes apps for the iPhone users. This way all Sygic apps can be found at one place and they can be purchased without regional limits. The decision to open the e-shop was firmed up by an intense customer feedback supporting this distribution model in order to make it simple and to decrease time to get the latest version. The approach of a download via PC was selected also because it brings the advantage of customization, settings and backup functions.

So if there’s ever been confusion where and how to buy Sygic turn-by-turn navigation app for mobile phones, now there is a place to solve all the worries. “Click on ‘Shop’ at Sygic.com and you’ll land on a page where selecting the right app for your phone is as easy as ABC… well, actually as 1–2–3 J – three steps will flawlessly guide you, starting with choosing the OS or directly your phone brand/ type, followed by selecting the region, up to secure on-line payment provided by RBS WorldPay System. Then you just follow the instructions received by e-mail, download the app to your PC and then to your device via Sygic Assistant or a memory card, activate the app and enjoy navigating!” comments Martin Kalis, Sygic’s Marketing Manager .

The supported regions for Android, Windows Mobile and Symbian devices are Europe (EUR 79,99), North America incl. USA, Canada & Mexico (EUR 59,99), and Australia & New Zealand (EUR 62,99). iPhone apps (to be bought via link to iTunes) cover UK & Ireland, Europe, North America (incl. USA, Canada & Mexico), Australia & New Zealand, Russia, Brazil, US and South East Asia (prices in iTunes). Further regions will be added and announced gradually.

Link to Sygic e-shop: http://www.sygic.com/…-to-buy.html

Screenshots from the Sygic Mobile Maps application for Android:

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Product features & benefits:

  • latest maps included on-board
  • crisp-clear catchy graphic interface
  • smooth map movement
  • quick destination input options – even when typing with errors 
  • high speed of route calculation
  • instant re-routing in case you missed a turn
  • rotation sensor for automatic switching between landscape/portrait operation in real-time
  • your language – from more than 20 available
  • automatic return to the app and the up-to-date route after a phone call
  • intuitive operation & easy personalisation, incl. personal settings of the main screen info bar
  • automatic or manual day/night view
  • all important safety features, including lane assistance, speed limit indication, safety cameras, information about railway crossings and dangerous areas
  • preview of the route and turn instructions list for planning journeys
  • thousands of POIs; among others also a list of parking options nearby for you to select and be guided to
  • selection between car and bicycle modes for optimum route calculation

 

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Contact for media information: Anna Hurbanic, PR Manager, ahurbanic@sygic.com

About Sygic    www.sygic.com

logo_Sygic_whiteSygic develops and sells turn-by-turn voice guided GPS navigation for a wide range of mobile devices. Sygic delivers its GPS software worldwide in more than 20 languages, including Chinese, Arabic, Farsi, Malay, Greece, Russian and nearly all European languages, working together with map providers to support maps for all regions. Sygic cooperates strongly with leading PND, phone and PMP manufactures worldwide to bring the latest technology to the market. Sygic supports major OS’s: Windows Mobile, Symbian, iPhone, Linux, Android, and its applications have has been approved on more than 200 devices. 

 Sygic’s major competitive advantages are based on navigation experience from professionals: intuitive user interface, fast rendering and route calculation, low demand on processors and memory, automatic screen resolution adaptation, smart recognition and self-setting to keyboard or touch screen operation and above all the multiplatform engine, all this to make the application start quickly and run smoothly on any device.

The company was founded in 2004 with a vision to operate as a strong, technically oriented company in order to bring innovative products for the LBS/ Navigation market. 


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