We've already talked about it in the past, the Russian tech giant Yandex is capable of taking on almost anything. If its search engine and web browser are already standing up to Google in Russia and countries under its influence, why not try the same with a GPS and navigation app to try to compete with Google Maps? And they've done so with Yandex.Navigator for Android, available in APK format, and also an iOS version for iPhone and iPad.
Simplify your routes with the leading navigator in Russia.
It's an app the brings together the best of Google's mapping app and other navigation tools such as Sygic, offering any driver exactly what he needs to reach his destination safe and sound, without getting lost and having any incidents on the road, by means of precise instructions both by voice and on screen.
- Find the optimal route to any destination by inserting the address manually or clicking on any point on the map.
- Avoid all sorts of traffic jams, roadworks, accidents, and lights thanks to information that's updated in real time.
- Speed limit and lane change warnings plenty of time in advance.
- Voice navigation instructions so you don't have to take your eyes off the road.
- Interact with the application through your own voice with the command 'Hey, Yandex'.
- Three suggested routes for each destination so you can choose whichever one suits you the best.
- Possibility to download the maps to use the app offline.
- Shortcuts to your most recent destinations or frequent places so you don't have to search all over again.
- Function to find free parking spaces.
- Possibility to share your routes with your contacts so they know where you are going.
And although the application works all over the world, the most complete and updated information can be found in Russia and surrounding countries such as Belarus, Ukraine, and Kazakhstan, so if you're thinking about driving around any of these places, don't hesitate to download Yandex.Navi to your Android smartphone or tablet.