Nokia has introduced Here Maps for the Nokia Asha 501, the introduction of Here Maps on the Nokia Asha 501 seperates itself from other devices in its class that don’t have mapping services. Here Maps on the Nokia Asha 501,is first beta release of HERE Maps, specifically designed for smartphones without GPS, it is a starting point and the experience will improve over time. Take a look at what you can do with Here maps on the Nokia Asha 501:
You can search for places and addresses in nearly 200 countries, then plan how to get there with drive, public transit and walk directions as list or map view. Pedestrian routes are of course specifically calculated to use parks, open buildings and stairs when possible. If you’re getting around by car, you will benefit from real-time traffic information visualized on the map so you can adjust your route on the fly and be smarter about making your way wherever you’re going. Traffic is only one of the map views you can choose from. Alongside to the standard map view we also have public transit lines and satellite images that will be soon be updated the newest quality.
Here Maps is now available for a few different smartphone operating systems, including Windows Phone 8, Firefox OS, mHTML5 and Android. it is great to see Nokia continue to expand and bring mapping to the World.