Mapquest launches iPhone app with multiple subscription models

MapQuest has released the MapQuest Navigator for iPhone, a voice-guided, turn-by-turn navigation application with local search capabilities. MapQuest Navigator for iPhone is available for a 14-day trial for $0.99 from the App Store.

At the end of the trial period, users can choose the subscription model that best suits their needs: one month at $3.99, three months at $9.99 or one year at $29.99. Subscriptions can be purchased from within the application and are non-recurring–on an opt-in basis only.

MapQuest Navigator for iPhone offers a feature set that is focused on providing helpful driving directions while assisting people to find things along the way, including:

  • 2-D and 3-D moving maps to help people follow the route as well as spoken directions with street names
  • Route optimization to avoid areas with accidents, construction or other events affecting traffic
  • Full route corridor download at the beginning of the journey enables the application to quickly re-routes in case of a missed turn, regardless of network coverage
  • One-tap search for businesses along a route via a palette of on-map widgets in categories such as hotels, shopping, gas stations, coffee shops, parking garages and more
  • More than 16 million points of interest and maps for the U.S. and Canada

Source: MapQuest.

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