Sygic's GPS navigation app breaks 100,000 downloads per month at Android Market

 

January 19, 2011

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Downloads of Sygic's GPS navigation application for Android phone users has exceeded the figure of 100,000 in the first month after its launch at the end of 2010 at Android market. The product is available as a 7-day free trial and covers regions on four continents.

Sygic's full-featured car navigation Aura 2.1 with 3D content has enjoyed more than 100,000 downloads from Android Market in a month. „We are very happy about this achievement and glad to see, that our constant innovative approach is having a good reception by our users. We squeezed out the most of the advancing technological performance of the hardware by our application, and the cool Android phones like Samsung Galaxy S, HTC Desire HD, Sony Ericsson Experia X10 and Motorola Droid X make use of it till the last drop.“ says Samo Jurdik, Sygic's Product and Marketing Manager.

Sygic Aura GPS Navigation on Android Market
Sygic Aura 2.1 for Android is a turn-by-turn car navigation with voice guidance in more than 20 languages, real-time traffic, lane assistant, extensive lists of POIs, speed limits and speed cameras, real 3D content and landmarks in the most popular cities, 3D terrain, and further features for comfort and safety when driving. Sygic Aura offers comprehensive search options and route planning options, including multi-stop route or route demonstration. The route calculation and re-calculations are instant, and the app uses the latest technology by utilizing 3D acceleration chips of the mobile devices, making the map movement smooth. Sygic Aura gets the maximum out of the latest smartphones also by adapting automatically to their native screen resolution and providing crisp-clear hi-res navigation graphics to the user. After the driver reaches the destination, he/she can enjoy many extras directly from within the applicaton, like for example city guides, pedestrian navigation with easy orientation in real 3D view, stopwatch for outdoor activities, or sharing geo-tagged statuses on Facebook.

The user installs the application and then downloads all or selected maps to the mobile phone.

Following maps can be selected & combined:
Europe: Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Vatican City State. Transit roads only: Albania, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Ukraine.
North America: USA, Canada, Mexico.
South East Asia: Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Brunei, Philippines.

Further available regions: Australia, New Zealand, Russia, Brazil

More information about map coverage and packages: http://www.sygic.com/android/maps
Sygic Aura is compatible with Android OS 2.0 and higher, and makes the most of the gadgets with 3D chips Snapdragon or Qualcom 7227. The compatibility list is available at http://sygic.com/aura/list/ and it is being updated frequently.

Screenshot from Sygic Aura for Android:

Sygic Aura GPS Navigation on Android Phone - screenshot

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Media contact: Anna Hurbanic, PR Manager, ahurbanic@sygic.com

About Sygic www.sygic.com

Sygic develops, markets and sells innovative, location-based products and turn-by-turn voice-guided GPS navigation software. Sygic Mobile Maps applications are present across more than 200 types of devices and operating systems such as the iPhone, Symbian, Maemo, Android, Windows Mobile, Windows CE, Windows XP/Vista and Linux. The revolutionary Sygic Aura is available for iPhone, Android, PND and InDash navigation and it is under preparation for further platforms. Sygic's GPS/LBS software is delivered worldwide in English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Russian, Italian, and 20 other languages.
Sygic works with map industry leaders for supreme mapping support through all regions of the globe and it cooperates strongly with leading PND and phone manufactures globally to bring the latest technology to markets everywhere.