Nokia on Tuesday released HERE maps app, for iPhone, iPad as well as iPod touch. Available for free on iTunes, the app is compatible with devices running on iOS 4.3 or later versions.
According to a blog appeared in New York Times the app has received cool reception since its release and it quickly climbed to the No. 4 spot on Apple’s list of most downloaded apps. By Tuesday afternoon, the app already had 378 reviews in iTunes with an average rating of 2.5 stars. The majority of users rated it one star.
Last week Nokia introduced HERE with aims to inspire a new generation of location services and devices that make the mobile experience more personally significant for people everywhere.
"People want great maps, and with HERE we can bring together Nokia's location offering to deliver people a better way to explore, discover and share their world," said Nokia President and CEO Stephen Elop on launching of HERE.
"Additionally, with HERE we can extend our 20 years of location expertise to new devices and operating systems that reach beyond Nokia. As a result, we believe that more people benefit from and contribute to our leading mapping and location service."