HTC phones to get free TomTom maps; paid TBT navigation

TomTom and HTC have recently announced a partnership to deliver navigation and location solutions on HTC smartphones.

HTC Locations, comes preloaded with TomTom’s location-rich maps, resulting in a zero-wait navigation experience.

HTC Locations is initially available on the new HTC Desire HD and HTC Desire Z smartphones in Europe and Asia and will be extended to a wide variety of future smartphones and geographies.

“This partnership with TomTom underlines HTC’s commitment to giving our customers an innovative navigation experience that is natural and provides unique enhancements for common navigation needs,” said John Wang, Chief Marketing Officer, HTC Corporation.

“HTC and TomTom have worked closely to optimize these amazing capabilities on HTC smartphones through our new HTC Locations application.”

Maps and location content come preloaded on HTC Locations while turn-by-turn navigation can be purchased and downloaded through HTC Locations or HTC Sync.

Source: TomTom.

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