Apple just announced that all users in the United States can now experience a redesigned Maps with even faster and accurate navigation. This means more comprehensive views of roads, buildings, parks, airports, malls, etc., making it easier and more enjoyable to map out any journey. Use Look Around for interactive street-level imagery with high-resolution, 3D photography and smooth and seamless transitions through major cities.The new maps will be rolling out across Europe in the coming months. Read more for an animated image showing the difference between old and new.
Use Collections to easily build and share lists of your favorite restaurants, places you want to visit or top sites for the next big vacation. Customers can also get quick and easy navigation to places they frequent with Favorites. Whether it’s home, work, the gym or school, users can just tap and go once it’s in Favorites on the launch screen.
- 10.2-inch Retina display
- A10 Fusion chip
- Touch ID fingerprint sensor
- 8MP back camera, 1.2MP FaceTime HD front camera
- Stereo speakers
We set out to create the best and most private maps app on the planet that is reflective of how people explore the world today. It is an effort we are deeply invested in and required that we rebuild the map from the ground up to reimagine how Maps enhances people’s lives — from navigating to work or school or planning an important vacation — all with privacy at its core. The completion of the new map in the United States and delivering new features like Look Around and Collections are important steps in bringing that vision to life. We look forward to bringing this new map to the rest of the world starting with Europe later this year,” said Eddy Cue, Apple’s senior vice president of Internet Software and Services.