When comparing Komoot vs Waze, the Slant community recommends Waze for most people. In the question“What is the best offline GPS navigation app for Android?” Waze is ranked 10th while Komoot is ranked 13th.
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Pro Find conditions before setting out
Komoot offers data on road/trail type, elevation, etc. which allows for user to find plan out their trips and prepare for the current conditions.
Pro Excellent routing for outdoor sports
Komoot is geared towards those that do outdoor sports such as hiking or cycling by displaying common known trails as well as user created ones that are shared on the platform.
Pro Notification about police
Pro Live routing and alert reports from other waze users
Each waze user has the ability to report traffic and road information changes as well as accidents, road closures, police locations and other alerts in real-time. This information is then displayed on the map to benefit other drivers and used to recalculate optimal route.
Pro Shows traffic speeds during rush hour
Shows red during heavy traffic along with mph, and orange for mild traffic.
Pro Lists traffic accidents
Con No offline re-routing
Offline GPS will tell you when you have left your tour (and approximately what direction it is in), but cannot re-route without internet connection. Which can be inconvenient for those that deviate or get lost.
Con Advertisement supported
The advertisements usually shown when the vehicle is at rest, and they cover the entire screen. There is no way to get rid of them, it's strictly a free ad supported app.