NAVIGON North America by Garmin Wuerzburg GmbH (Universal)
Released: Jul 22, 2009
Version: 3.0.1
Size: 169 MB
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NAVIGON North America

Garmin Wuerzburg GmbH
With NAVIGON you can turn your iPhone or iPad into a fully functional mobile navigation system. Thanks to a faithful adaptation of the menu functions, the app fits in seamlessly with the iOS operating concept.

"All told, Navigon is a solid app that's worth its price, even next to free apps like Google Maps, our Editors' Choice for free iPhone navigation apps, thanks to Navigon's more extensive feature set, innovative optional plug-ins, and more informative display while driving." (PC Mag, Winner of the Editor's Choice Award)

"NAVIGON is currently the best turn-by-turn navigation app for
iPhone for anyone who needs world-wide options and offline support." (iMore)

"If you really want to step up your navigational game…then you should download Navigon." (CNN)

*** Range of functions ***

- Simple, intuitive user interface 

- Can be used in portrait and landscape format 

- Precise spoken announcements 

- Intelligent address entry 

- Lane Assistant Pro 

- Real Road Sign 

- Speed Assistant with adjustable audio-visual warning 

- NAVIGON MyRoutes 
- Day and night modes for map display (automatic switching)

- 2D and 3D map display (bird’s-eye view) 

- Route planning function

- Text-to-Speech (voice playback of street names)

- Extended Pedestrian Navigation using the iPhone’s internal compass

- Local Search

- Reality Scanner for POI searches with Augmented Reality

- Coordinate entry

- SOS Emergency Help

The latest HERE maps (formerly Navteq)
 map material with coverage for:
USA (incl. Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands), Canada
Furthermore it's now also possible to receive regular, quarterly map updates through Fresh Maps XL.

Latest Map Guarantee:
NAVIGON’s new Latest Map Guarantee provides customers the latest HERE maps (formerly Navteq)
 map available when purchasing NAVIGON 2.0 for iPhone.

The latest maps at all times with NAVIGON FreshMaps XL! For a single payment you will receive map updates from experts up to four times a year for a period of two years.
The app is then always up to date and contains not only changes or additions to the road network but also plenty of new POIs. Giving you extra safety, reducing stress and saving time!


NAVIGON MyMaps allows you to carry only the country maps you currently need. Meaning you have more memory space for photos, music and other apps.

Please note the following:
Positioning your iPhone correctly in the vehicle is very important to ensure optimal GPS reception! We recommend that you use the NAVIGON Design Car Kit for the iPhone, which includes both a designer suction pad holder and a car charger, enabling you to charge your iPhone during the journey. Available from specialist retailers or from the NAVIGON shop directly at!

Should you experience GPS reception problems with your iPhone, please refer to the FAQ on our

Allowing GPS to run in the background for extended periods can lead to a significant reduction in battery life.

Whether in the car, by bike or on foot, NAVIGON hopes you have fun navigating.

What's new in version 3.0.1
• This update fixes an issue where displaying and saving favorites when using iCloud sync was not possible for some users.
• Notifications on Apple Watch (watchOS 4 and higher) are now now available even if the display is inactive.
• The navigation view has been optimised from ground up for better clarity and legibility. A simple swipe to the left or to the right provides access to the main menu or to other functions while on the go.
• Regarding the maps not only the colors have been optimised fundamentally, but also the representation of map elements.
• Trip logs can now be shared as photos with friends or on social networks.
Screenshot #1 (iPhone)
Our verdict: Good
  • ➜ NAVIGON North America is a highly rated app (4-star).
  • ➜ The app is pricier than similar apps available on the App Store.
  • ➜ NAVIGON North America is currently ranked #42 in paid Navigation apps for iPhone, as well as #50 in paid Navigation apps for iPad.
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