Nokia, Google, Apple – Mapping Comparison By Nokia


One of Nokia’s biggest assets are surely Location-Based Services with Navteq database (acquired for $8,1 bln in 2007). The biggest value of Nokia Maps is that you can have everything off-line – great especially to avoid European data roaming fees. So let’s see how Nokia see its rivals:















































To be honest it’s hard to compete with Google, and it’s street view, but due to mapping features I actually consider Nokia + WP option.

Ok. Now look at world wide geographic data range that three players have:

Not bad at all Nokia.

source: Nokia Conversations

Aleks Buczkowski
I'm a professional always thinking outside the box and a self-confessed gadget addict. As a son of a professor of cartography I was surrounded by maps all my life and as a result spatial way of thinking and seeing reality is naturally embedded in who I am.