When comparing Endomondo vs MapFactor, the Slant community recommends MapFactor for most people. In the question“What are the best MotionX-GPS alternatives for Android?” MapFactor is ranked 3rd while Endomondo is ranked 8th. The most important reason people chose MapFactor is:
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Pro Generous free version
All the necessary features for a basic fitness app can be used without getting the Premium version.
Pro Motivates by giving optional challenges
Endomondo allows competing with others or setting and reaching personal goals. Winners of challenges get prizes.
Pro Analyzes performance
Performance analysis can be viewed on Endomondo's homepage after a workout.
Pro No need for an Internet connection
Once downloaded an Internet connection is not required, except for social features.
Pro It's free
Pro Has internet based live traffic option
Pro Can be installed on an SD card
In addition to installing the app on the device's internal memory, MapFactor can also be installed on an external memory storage device such as an SD card.
Pro Can be used offline
From the app's settings at the bottom of the screen there's a section that allows downloading new and deleting no longer necessary maps. You can choose between free Open Street Maps or slightly more accurate and feature-rich TomTom maps. Downloading maps locally isgreat for situations when the signal is unreliable or when abroad, since you can use the app without having to consider roaming charges.
Pro Turn-by-turn voice navigation is available in multiple languages
Pro Dedicated routing options for trucks
In truck mode, that requires paid TomTom maps, if you input vehicle's properties such as max speed, height, length, weight, weight per axle, etc, it will take those restrictions into consideration when planning a route.
Pro Offers choice between using free Open Street Maps or paid TomTom maps
Pro 2D and 3D modes
Pro Day and night switching
Pro Allows recording and replaying travel
MapFactor allows recording travel and replaying back the route later. It also allows exchanging recorded routes with other MapFactor users.
Pro Clean, customizable UI
Pro Allows selecting fastest, shortest, or cheapest route
The app offers calculating route by shortest travel time, shortest travel distance or lowest gas cost.
Pro Searches by address, POI, coordinates and via Google search (allows voice)
Con Calorie measure is way off
Unless you a heart rate monitor is used with this app (requires Premium), the burned calorie estimate is way off and based purely on weight, gender, duration of activity and speed (based on GPS tracking).
Con Works only on outdoor activities
Indoor activities can be logged manually, but the app is created to track outdoor activities.