Petal Maps steals ground from Google Maps with update 2.0: offline maps, lane guidance and much more

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The competition in the applications of maps and GPS routes is intensifying despite the fact that Google Maps is the clear winner thanks to its omnipresence on Android: Huawei greatly raises the bar for its Petal Maps with update 2.0. It is an app suitable for the brand’s mobile phones and also for the rest of Android, it is worth giving it a try.

Loading the map application on the phone is such a common gesture that we have already forgotten that these applications were expensive fifteen years ago and were accompanied by a special device to use them, the GPS receiver. Google Maps was in charge of democratizing the guided routes and location, then they arrived

Petal Maps 2.0 improves navigation and local search

Petal Maps

One of the enormous advantages of Google Maps is its ability not only to offer maps, but also places to visit and to go to in search of services. Petal Maps already included its own list of POIs (points of interest for its acronym in English), but now it takes a great leap forward by incorporating Hotel reservations, more information on nearby restaurants or search by type of food.

Huawei has sought the versatility so that Petal Maps is a true alternative for those who do not want (or cannot) use Google services. Even when there is no internet: now it is possible to download maps to the phone to use them when there is no access to a connection.

Petal Maps offers regional downloads with a territory locator that allows you to search by country. This enables navigation and guidance on the usual roads, also by countries for which a

Petal Maps

In addition to the major novelties, Petal Maps 2.0 offers a new layer of videos, it allows to provide improvements to the maps, Includes guidance per lane so as not to miss exits on motorways and expressways, enables real-time route planning and Huawei introduces more “gamification” elements with medals in exchange for contributions.

Petal Maps

The new version of Petal Maps can now be downloaded from the Google Play Store and also from the App Gallery. It is suitable for most Android devices with version 7 and higher.

Petal Maps - GPS, Travel, Navigation and Traffic

Petal Maps – GPS, Travel, Navigation and Traffic

  • Developer: Petal Maps Team
  • Download it at: Google play
  • Download it at: App Store
  • Price: Free
  • Category: Maps and navigation