4 phone GPS apps

     Print Edition: Oct 27, 2013

Navfree GPS Live
This app, which runs on user-curated map data, is frequently updated and does not constantly feed on your data connection. The integrated Google and Bing search apps provide dedicated passenger direction.

Sygic & MapmyIndia
It facilitates a heightened motoring experience with its detailed turn-by-turn 3D accelerated and voice-guided navigation. This app issues lane-change warnings and allows you to add your own points-of-interest. Rs 1,399


A free community-based traffic and navigation app, Waze is updated by users to report construction or accidents on routes. You contribute real-time traffic updates simply by driving with your app enabled.

With an interface that's easy on the eyes, MapQuest provides a single box search for locations of interest and driving directions - with draggable routes enabled.

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