Nokia HERE Maps are one of the best (if not the best) mapping services for the modern smartphones. HERE maps now come pre-installed in a variety of Samsung Galaxy smartphones, but that isn’t the limit. Nokia HERE maps are now available for any Android device running Android 4.1 (jelly Bean) or higher.
How to Download HERE Maps (beta) for Android
Update: HERE has now released the beta app over at Google Play Store. So the article has been modified accordingly.
Download HERE maps on your Samsung Galaxy, Sony, HTC or any other Android device. It just needs to have a capable hardware (Dual Core with 1 GB of RAM) and running Android 4.1 or a newer version. The new HERE maps are also compatible with the Nokia X series devices like the Nokia X2.
Download from Google Play Store
You can download and install the latest HERE app through the Google Play Store on your device. Find the download link below:
Download APK file of HERE beta
If you do not have access to the Google Play Store, we’re providing the direct APK file download link. While we strive to always provide the latest version, it may take a while for us to update after a new version is released. In that case, kindly use this method to download APK files from the Play Store and install it onto your phone.Download HERE beta APK
Features of HERE Maps for Android
The HERE Maps app for Android is still in beta, but seems pretty good for a kickstart. It comes with almost all the features that one may look with the best one being the support to save maps offline and navigate without the need of a data connection.
- Offline navigation: Interactive maps and turn-by-turn voice guidance are still available even without an internet connection.
- Maps to download and to use offline for nearly 100 countries.
- Public transport maps and directions for over 800 cities in over 40 countries, also when you’re offline.
- Live traffic info for more than 40 countries.
- Plan your journey on beta.here.com, then find your way there using your mobile.
- Personalize your map by creating Collections of your favourite places.
- Share your location with family and friends in real time as you go via Glympse. It’s private, secure and safe.
There is no limitation on the updates anymore. You can update to the latest released version directly from within the app.