notificationNokia has just announced updates to HERE Maps data for both Android and Windows Phone. On my Lumia 1020, I checked by going to HERE Maps—->Settings—–>Download Maps——>Update current map and it is already updating.

A very good thing about the HERE Maps update is it being incremental in nature, which means you only install what has changed.

Those on Android will receive the notification of “Map updates are available” and I am already updating HERE Maps data on my Nokia X2.

Apart from the updated Maps data, there are some noticeable changes like:


Buildings Footprint:

The outlines of individual buildings in a growing number of cities – they’re actually already available in 11 countries in Europe and in the USA – with Belgium, Denmark, Italy and The Netherlands now added to the total with this latest release.

Transit improvements in Chicago:

In the case of Chicago, we replaced the automatic algorithm that connects transit stops with each other and we’re representing now the ‘L’ with more geographical accuracy.

Read more here.