Google has updated its Google Maps to v8.2. The new updated version v8.2.0-802003424 has a lot of improvements over and above the last version. You can download both the official version and the APK version if you have Nokia X or other unsupported Android smartphone or tablet.
The latest version makes navigation extremely faster across different geographical images. If you download the latest APK from below, the official Maps App will work swiftly on your device. The latest update includes almost all geographic regions with over 220 countries around the world.
As far as features are concerned, the improved “My Places” feature of Google Maps allows you to locate the desired address and navigate easily to your saved places. The App also has bike directions feature which now displays elevation values, so you can more accurate information about the routes to avoid steeps.
One of the coolest features introduced in the latest version of Google Maps App is information specific to time and places. The App now detects the current time of the day of that particular place which you are viewing and displays information and recommendations according to that particular part of the day. So if you live in UK and are searching for a place in the Atlanta USA, the App will give you the information and recommendations about that place based on the Atlanta local time. If you tap on the “My Location” button it will display information about your current location along with elevations and options for bikes, walks or drives.
If you own a Android smartphone supporting the Google Apps you can download the Google Maps from Google Play here.
If you intend to sideload the APK file, just follow the first download link to download Google Maps v8.2 APK file. After downloading the file, transfer it to your phone if you used your PC to download the APK file. There, open the APK file with package installer of your device and install the App