Welcome Amazon Appstore: Sygic's GPS app is the first on-board navigation, ranking Top 10

April 11, 2011


Sygic GPS Navigation - now on Amazon Appstore - Washington real 3D view

Sygic Aura GPS Navigation app is the first full-featured on-board navigation on the recently launched Amazon Appstore. The product is available as a 7-day free trial. It belongs to the TOP 10 bestselling apps in the category Navigation, and it is the highest ranking full-featured turn-by-turn navigation app.

After the Amazon Appstore was launched on March 22, 2011 in United States, Sygic Aura GPS Navigation app has been the first full-featured on-board navigation on this new promising application store for Android apps; and since then, it has been occupying various ranks among the Top 10 bestselling apps in the category Navigation every day, while remaining the number one full-featured turn-by-turn navigation app in this category.

„We are very happy to welcome this new, exciting, well-organised and user-friendly app store for Android users brought by Amazon, and we are more than happy to see Sygic navigation app doing so well in it.“ says Samo Jurdik, Sygic's Product and Marketing Manager.

Sygic Aura GPS Navigation for Android is a turn-by-turn car navigation with voice guidance in more than 20 languages, latest maps stored on board fo the smartphone, 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. It 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 and enjoyable. Sygic Aura GPS Navigation 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.

Link to the application: http://w­ww.amazon.com/Sy­gic-a-s-Aura-GPS-Navigation/dp/B004T4­V2L4/ref=sr1_5?i­e=UTF8&s=mobi­le-apps&qid=13019­18804&sr=1–5

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

Following maps can be selected & combined:
North America: USA, Canada, Mexico. 
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.
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 GPS Navigation 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.

Screenshots from Sygic Aura GPS Navigation for Android (Washington, Bos­ton, Los Angeles and London):

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Sygic GPS Navigation - now on Amazon Appstore - Boston real 3D view

Sygic GPS Navigation - now on Amazon Appstore - Los Angeles real 3D view Sygic GPS Navigation - now on Amazon Appstore - London real 3D view


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

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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, iPad, bada, Symbian, Maemo, Android, Windows Mobile, Windows CE, Windows XP/Vista and Linux. The revolutionary Sygic Aura is available for iPhone, iPad, Android, PND and InDash devices 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.

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