NAVIGON North America
By Garmin Wuerzburg GmbH
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With NAVIGON you can turn your iPhone or iPad into a fully functional mobile navigation system. Thanks to a faithful adaptation of the menu functions, the app fits in seamlessly with the iOS operating concept.
"All told, Navigon is a solid app that's worth its price, even next to free apps like Google Maps, our Editors' Choice for free iPhone navigation apps, thanks to Navigon's more extensive feature set, innovative optional plug-ins, and more informative display while driving." (PC Mag, Winner of the Editor's Choice Award)
"NAVIGON is currently the best turn-by-turn navigation app for
iPhone for anyone who needs world-wide options and offline support." (iMore)
"If you really want to step up your navigational game…then you should download Navigon." (CNN)
*** Range of functions ***
- Simple, intuitive user interface
- Can be used in portrait and landscape format
- Precise spoken announcements
- Intelligent address entry
- Lane Assistant Pro
- Real Road Sign
- Speed Assistant with adjustable audio-visual warning
- NAVIGON MyRoutes - Day and night modes for map display (automatic switching)
- 2D and 3D map display (bird’s-eye view)
- Route planning function
- Text-to-Speech (voice playback of street names)
- Extended Pedestrian Navigation using the iPhone’s internal compass
- Local Search
- Reality Scanner for POI searches with Augmented Reality
- Coordinate entry
- SOS Emergency Help
The latest HERE maps (formerly Navteq) map material with coverage for:
USA (incl. Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands), Canada
Furthermore it's now also possible to receive regular, quarterly map updates through Fresh Maps XL.
Latest Map Guarantee:
NAVIGON’s new Latest Map Guarantee provides customers the latest HERE maps (formerly Navteq) map available when purchasing NAVIGON 2.0 for iPhone.
NAVIGON FreshMaps XL:
The in app purchase option FreshMaps provides quarterly map updates for at least two years. The service uses trusted, field-verified, and quality-controlled map and points of interest updates from NAVTEQ® to make sure the NAVIGON app provides the most accurate and reliable directions possible. This saves you time and headaches on the road.
NAVIGON MyMaps allows you to carry only the country maps you currently need. Meaning you have more memory space for photos, music and other apps.
Please note the following:
Positioning your iPhone correctly in the vehicle is very important to ensure optimal GPS reception! We recommend that you use the NAVIGON Design Car Kit for the iPhone, which includes both a designer suction pad holder and a car charger, enabling you to charge your iPhone during the journey. Available from specialist retailers or from the NAVIGON shop directly at www.navigon.com!
Should you experience GPS reception problems with your iPhone, please refer to the FAQ on our website:www.navigon.com.
Allowing GPS to run in the background for extended periods can lead to a significant reduction in battery life.
Whether in the car, by bike or on foot, NAVIGON hopes you have fun navigating.
What's New in Version 2.11
Now supports Apple Watch:
- Get info on distance, duration and estimated time of arrival for your favorite destinations right on your wrist
- A quick handover of the destination to the NAVIGON app let's you start right away
Supports NAVIGON Companion (Garmin Connect IQ)
Minor bug fixes and performance improvements
Mixes up E and W, N and S
I’ve used Navigon literally for years on my iPhone. Recently the voice directions routinely say “West” when the text instructions say “East” and likewise, confuses North and South. The on-screen directions are correct, but the voice instructions make these rather crucial errors. I rely on the voice instructions so I can keep my eyes on traffic, so this is a serious bug.
Apple Watch integration not very seamless
If you're struggling to get any Apple Watch functionality, you need to go to General settings and then choose favorites to send to Navigon on your Apple Watch. FYI
Thank you for the update!
Navigon has been my go-to Mac app since I first used it way back on the iPhone 3GS. Not even the mighty Google can top it, in my opinion. When Garnin purchased Navigon and came out with the Víago app -- which I also use -- I worried that maybe Navigon would be forsaken. I'm so glad I was wrong!
While I will admit that I do like how Víago has a better display of street names on the map, better scaling of the map as turns and destinations come up, and makes MUCH better choices about routing around traffic... I still find I prefer Navigon features and behavior for everything else. I especially loathe how Víago handles map download selections, when it chooses to announce upcoming turns, and how it displays that information (it's gotten me lost several times). Nothing beats Navigon's active lane guidance and I'm really enjoying the new street sign display, and THANK YOU for bigger/more readable speed limit displays!
My only real peeve about Navigon? It has this very obnoxious habit of deciding that traffic is moving too slowly on the highway and giving me a "detour," where it takes me off at an exit and then asks me to get right back onto the highway. Really?! And this has been an issue for years now. What really struck me recently was that a particular detour I've gotten used to with Víago was missed by Navigon, which instead decided after asking me to exit the highway that really it was better to get back on. (Sigh)
Don't backtrack, Garmin!! Take the small number of things that Viago does better and bring them back to Navigon. Of the two products, this one is far closer to perfection, in my opinion having used them both.
- Category: Navigation
- Updated: May 06, 2015
- Version: 2.11
- Size: 81.7 MB
- Apple Watch: Yes
- Languages: English, Arabic, Bokmål, Norwegian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
- Seller: Garmin Wuerzburg GmbH
- © 2015 Garmin Würzburg GmbH
Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus.
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