When comparing Magic Earth vs HERE Maps - Offline navigation, GPS, directions & transit tracker, the Slant community recommends Magic Earth for most people. In the question“What are the best offline GPS navigation apps for Android?” Magic Earth is ranked 3rd while HERE Maps - Offline navigation, GPS, directions & transit tracker is ranked 4th.
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro No tracker
Pro Offline mode
Possibility to download maps for offline access
Pro Speed limitation
Speed limit display with the possibility of signalling an excess of speed
Handling of traffic
Pro Downloadable offline usage
One can download maps for virtually the whole world. You can download maps for offline use by continents, countries or by state.
Pro Speed Alert notification
The app can alert you with beeps when you are speeding (a user adjustable threshold) over the current speed limit.
Pro Web version for planning/storing favorite places
Specially good for traveling.
Pro Great Lane guidance and Speedway EXIT images
Con Proprietary software
The source code is not available
Con No lane guidance
Lane guidance is very helpful in large urban cities or on the interstate, it's easy to feel lost and miss a turn without lane guidance.
Con POIs not as current as competitors
Points of Interest tend to not to be as up to date as other online apps are. Often another app has to be used in order to look for interesting places, or connect to a hotspot.