Google maps are one of the most popular navigation app available
globally. With more than over one billion downloads, it is the most used
app worldwide. It’s one of the navigation apps we typically think of
when looking for a place we have to go and we don’t know the way to it.
Google has been on top of navigation, with frequent updates. However
there are plenty of different options when it comes to navigation maps.
We will check out the best apps option available to us besides Google
A community led navigation app which provides you with traffic updates.
All the information provided is reported through users of Waze. You are
not only informed with traffic updates but with weather conditions, road
blocked, accidents, and what not. Since the information provided is by
users therefore they aren’t available due to lack of Waze users. You can
alter the voice directing you through the commute. It is available for
both Android and iOS users and is a free app.
HERE WeGo was initially named as HERE Maps which used to come bundled up
with Nokia phones. It ported over towards Androids later on and it has
remained as one of the known navigation apps. It is available on both
Android and iOS. HERE offers turn by turn navigation which can be used
in both online and offline mode, with real time traffic update. HERE
WeGo is a very simple and easy to use app. The features re very easy to
access compared to Google Maps which can be a little overwhelming. With
offline mode you can download specific route, though you will face some
loss of function with it compared to online mode.
Sygic is another one of the best maps in Pakistan. It is a paid app
though you can avail 7-day trial period, available on Android and iOS
both. It is popular amongst Android users, with some unique features and
detailed maps. You will be informed with local speed limit, time taken
to get to your destination. The maps are very detailed and the app is
very easy to use. The app updates are frequent and you only have to pay
for the app once. Do try the 7-day trial because this app is worth
An app launched by tracking solution company which is Pakistan first app
that is developed completely in Pakistan. TPL Maps is hoping to meet eye
to eye with Google Maps. The app provides with real-time traffic updates
and with voice navigation tips throughout your destination. The app has
developed over 22000 hours of research, with data collected over the 15
years by a dedicated team. With more than 1.5 million point-of-interests
making it higher than any other local map available. They have the
biggest collection of data recorded with up to million housing address.
This is one of the most accurate apps available which has also mapped
out Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan. The app has fixed few glitches but it
is the start for them.