New Offline Features Will Be Added to Google Maps
Google announced that it is releasing new features for the offline mode in Google Maps, the news was announced at the company’s IO Developer Conference.
The new Offline Maps version of Google Maps will now come with the search function and also turn by turn navigation, which was previously only available when you had a data connection.
Whilst you wont need a data connection to use these features in Offline Mode in Google Maps, you will still need to have GPS switched on in order for the features to work.
As well as turn by turn navigation the new Offline Mode will also come with data for places near you, which will include restaurants and places of interest.
New features will be added to Google Maps later this year, Stay tuned for more information on the subject.
Source Android Police