What are the best alternatives to Google Maps for Android?

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    #1MapQuest

    MapQuest
    MapQuest is a free online web app that provides you driving directions. With this app, you can also see any street in detail and travell it virtually.
    Apps

    Web, Android, iOS

    Free

    Larry Kelly
    Written on October 3, 2017
    "If you need a map of where you are or a list of directions to get to where you want to go, which you can copy, this works very well. If you want to print a copy of the directions (wirelessly, of course), you can't."
  2. 6

    #2Waze

    Waze
    Waze is a social and navigational app that enables drivers to build and use live maps, view real-time traffic updates and turn-by-turn navigation for an optimal commute and driving. It also features one-tap navigation for inputted events.
    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Ryan Richardson
    Written on October 1, 2017
    "I have been looking for alternatives to Google Maps as I feel it doesn’t give me the right directions sometimes. A fantastic app that has a social element to it as well as better accuracy compared to Google Maps that I found recently is Waze. This is an amazing app to use. "
  3. 5

    #3Navmii GPS World

    Navmii GPS World
    Navmii GPS World is a driving app that takes the hassle out of finding places, leaving you free to just drive. Navmii gives you Traffic, Navigation, community Reporting and driver Analytics at your fingertips.
    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Terry Garza
    Written on October 7, 2017
    "Whenever I travel somewhere new my go-to app choice is Google Maps. I have become so used to using it, I had forgotten that there are other mapping applications out there. After reviewing Navmii GPS World it seems like a great alternative. It has some great features like finding nearby landmarks and a very nice, clean interface. It seems like a great app to use while on the road. However, it seems to not be as stable as Google Maps and I am not a big fan of the advertising on the maps. Although I think it has a lot of promise, I think it is hard for any mapping app to compete with the great resources and stability app. Navmii is definitely great to try out, but I'm not sure it can be my #1 mapping app. "
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    #4HERE WeGo

    HERE WeGo
    HERE WeGo is a free mobile app designed that makes city navigation easier. With detailed routes, turn-by-turn guidance, including gas prices, and parking places, this app would help you go around anywhere. 

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Randy West
    Written on October 1, 2017
    "HERE WeGo is like the normal GPS app on steroids not only does it know every inch of the city! It's so easy to use and just knows how to make finding my way around somewhere new that much easier."
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    #5Scout GPS Navigation & Meet Up

    Scout GPS Navigation & Meet Up
    Scout GPS Navigation & Meet Up allows people to find a place easily.  With this app, you can also share any location with all your friends, and see their real-time location.



    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free- In-app purchases

    Brenda Wells
    Written on September 29, 2017
    "The Scout GPS Navigation & Meet Up app is a good choice for phone navigation apps that are alternative to the mainstream, as it gives many options for routes and has clear navigational instructions. There are a few aspects of this app that make it less ideal, such as spotty accuracy on country roads and losing service in more remote areas."
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    #6BackCountry Nav Topo Maps GPS

    BackCountry Nav Topo Maps GPS

    BackCountry Navigator TOPO GPS is a flexible app to have fun in the outdoors.With this topo mapping app, you can find any remote place using offline topo maps and GPS. 

    Apps

    Android

    Free

    Michael Medina
    Written on October 4, 2017
    "If you're looking for a topo map app for android, BackCountry Nav is one of the best you can find. The interface is good and searching and mapping is easy. I like the ability to create routes."

Summary

Best What are the best alternatives to Google Maps for Android
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1MapQuestApps 6 Free
2WazeApps 6 Free
3Navmii GPS WorldApps 5 Free
4HERE WeGoApps 4 Free
5Scout GPS Navigation & Meet UpApps 2 Free
6BackCountry Nav Topo Maps GPSApps 0 Free
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