Google Maps Go released, the lightweight version of Google Maps


Google recently launched Android Go, a version of Android Oreo 8.1 which is fully optimized for low end smartphones and with this update Google also released the low end version of its popular apps such as Files Go, a slimmed down version of File Manager and now Google released the Go version of Google Maps. Google Maps Go is the lighter version of Google Maps with all the required features. Just like the other apps, Google Maps Go is also optimized for low end devices.

Google Maps Go Released

The first version of Google Maps Go is now available on Google Play Store but you won’t be able to install it on any non-Android Go devices. Here are some features of Google Maps Go:

• Tap for quick directions and map details
• Get there faster with real-time traffic information
• Take the bus or train with live city public transport timetables
• Explore the streets with walking directions

• Discover places and explore new places
• Search and find local restaurants, businesses and other nearby places
• Decide on the best places to go with reviews, ratings and pictures of food
• Find the phone number and address of a place
• Save places you want to or visit often, and quickly find them later from your mobile

• Available in 70+ languages
• Comprehensive, accurate maps in 200 countries and territories
• Public transport information for nearly 7,000 agencies, more than 3.8 million stations and 20,000 towns/cities
• Detailed business information for over 100 million places