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Nokia Betalabs just announced a new improved version of Ovi Maps V3.06.

This major updated bring updates of improvement such as refreshed user interface, searching experience, able to add new places and a new feature called Check-in.




Below are the improvement of the new version of Ovi Maps 
  • Pinch to zoom interaction (Only available on Symbian^3 devices)
  • Visually refreshed main menu and icons,
  • New maps with public transport lines (as a new map layer) for subways, trams and trains in 80+ cities around the world. Just click the map toolbox icon and select Transit lines,
  • Improved search experience - find places and addresses around you - or anywhere in the world - fast and easily. Browse places or enter a keyword in the search box. Now with suggestions and "did you mean?" functionality,
  • New place pages with description, reviews, pictures and places nearby. Interact with places in a whole new way - you can check in, contact, navigate, save, rate, share, report or see place on the map,
  • Share a place - send a place to your friends via SMS or Email. The SMS contains the address and a link to the place page with description, ratings, contact, URL and a mini map. The link opens up on the mobile browser (also on non-Nokia devices),
  • Check in - keep your friends up-to-date with where you are and what you're up to. Check in to places and share it with your friends on Facebook and many more social networks. See places you’ve been to in your check in history,
  • New Drive assistance mode with live traffic flow - after clicking Drive, you're instantly in drive assistance mode with live traffic flow and more. Once you start moving, get safety camera alerts and speed limit warnings,
  • More folder with many rich content services relevant to your location. Personalise your Ovi Maps by selecting the services you'd like to keep on your main menu for instant access.
This is how "Check-in" works in the new Ovi Maps.


Video of "Discover The World With The New Maps"


You can download the updated version of Ovi Maps V3.06 at Nokia Betalabs and made available download  for Symbian^1 and as well Symbian^3.

You can get the download at HERE!

Via [NokiaBetalabs]

1 comments

Parwaaz said... @ December 4, 2010 at 12:38 AM

On Betlabs.. It said the Maps will not be deleted. I installed it and Boom.. my maps are lost :(

I don't have any wi-fi.. now it won't shift on Internet download mode.. Ovi Suite is not installing on my laptop and Nokia Maps Loader (for Windows) for Windows is not working either :(

I'm officially screwed up.. :(

The Maps in my country (India) are just for 137MB (requires 144MB in phone).. I can download from my computer so easily but ain't getting any download link :(

Please give me a link.

I've a Nokia 5800 XM

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