Ovi Maps Updated To v3.04: Faster Fix & More Points Of Interest

One of Nokia’s most compelling services, Ovi Maps, has just been updated to version 3.04. The update aims to brings even an even faster GPS fix irrespective of whether you are in the mall, on the street surrounded by skyscrapers or driving on an open highway by integrating Wi-Fi positioning. Nokia admits that it is a work in progress and it will get better and better as more people use it.

Ovi Maps Updated: Faster Fix & More Points Of Interest

The next functionality that was worked upon was the graphics performance when zooming in and out of maps, panning and tilting. This new version should be faster on your existing device and on upcoming devices like the N8 which also have faster hardware, it will be blazing fast.

Thirdly, the update brings more points of interest, consolidated from Navteq, Lonely Planet, Michelin, local Yellow pages companies like Telegate in Germany, Cityvox in France, Yell in Spain and Yellow Pages in Turkey. Next is the addition of Qype, Europe’s leading portal of user generated recommendations, this will help users review and discover and rate Qype places.

If you are in the mood for some trivia, here is some “Together, we drive more than 14 times around the world every day with Ovi Maps “.

Lastly, to make the Nokia plus Ovi Maps offering even more sweet, the N97, N97 mini, 6710 Navigator and X6 ship with the new Ovi Maps, a car holder and a car charger in box, while the 5800 XpressMusic, 5230, E52 and E72 will ship with the new Ovi Maps and a car holder. Amazing value.

Head to nokia.com/maps to get the latest release.

2 thoughts on “Ovi Maps Updated To v3.04: Faster Fix & More Points Of Interest”

  1. And this “graduated” version still has the wifi maps booster bug in the Nokia N97, it stills crash and reboots the phone each time i start ovi maps,
    so I have to uncheck the wifi aid feature, Many people has the same problem. Why Nokia releases buggy software ????

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