Google Maps 5.0 is regarded as a feature that is finding immense popularity taking in to consideration the fact that users can have 3D like experience on their smartphone itself. One of the major attractions of Google Maps 5.0 is the fact that users can get it for free download on their respective android phones.
Some of the path breaking features that comes with new Google Maps 5.0 are:
Users can tilt the maps on the directions they wish to do
Dragging can be done
Users will just have to pinch to zoom in and zoom out.
Users often encounters situations in which they will only be able to see the directions on the maps in the reverted or opposite directions and this can prove to be very confusing as well as irritating. But now with the help of Google Map 5.0, users can rotate the map as per their direction in order to compare with the road they are situated in.
Compass Mode can be considered to be one of the most important features as far as Google Maps 5.0 is concerned.
It has been designed in such a way that the onscreen live compass feature is located on the left hand side of the map screen
The feature helps the users in identifying the exact direction that they are moving
And users can also orient the map according to their direction since they already get a 3D view which helps in automatic rotation of the compass
The feature has been designed with utmost comfort targeting the users
Users will just have to scroll with their two fingers inorder to zoom in as well as zoom out
The feature now comes with a set of improved algorithms
One of the most important features that deserve appreciation in Google Maps 5.0 is its offline access feature. Users now don’t have to worry even if they lose internet as well as GPRS connectivity while finding the location in maps. The offline access feature will provide the users with uninterrupted access even when the user is temporarily offline.
Offline Rerouting is a feature that has been added with Google Maps 5.0 inorder to fill the gap that will exist incase the users face a data disconnection problem. Google Maps 5.0 comes with the capability of Offline Rerouting that will enable the users to reroute incase the connection is lost after starting the route.
As of now only the beta version of Google Maps 5.0 has been launched. Google Maps 5.0 is available for download from the Android Market for free download.