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The traditional in-car navigation unit is fast being replaced by more capable, easier to update, smartphone apps, and Sygic GPS Navigation is the world’s most installed offline navigation app.

So, why should you choose Sygic? We gave it a spin on the road found it to be fast, accurate, comprehensive and reliable – everything you need from a navigation app for iOS or Android.

As you’d expect, you’re guided along your route via voice instructions accompanied by a choice of first-person or top-down perspective maps You download the maps onto your device when you install the app, so there’s no danger of getting lost if you lose a data connection.

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Sometimes a road map isn’t enough when you’re in unfamiliar territory; the 3D buildings that Sygic displays in many cities definitely come in handy on these occasions.

For an even better experience, you can upgrade to premium features. These include real-time traffic alerts to keep you in the know about any traffic jams, roadworks or other incidents that may interrupt your journey.

Another useful premium feature is the head-up display mode. For a safe and comfortable drive at night, your smartphone can project the most important details of the journey ahead onto your windshield. This keeps your eyes on the road, with key information right in your line of sight.

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Then there’s the speed camera upgrade, that gives you access to the world’s largest online speed camera database. Oh, and don’t forget famous voices – why not get Homer Simpson, Mr Burns or Snoop Dogg to guide you to your next destination?

In all, Sygic Navigation is everything you need in an in-car navigation app, and right now there’s 40 percent off North America, Europe and World packages.

Sygic GPS Natigation [iOS / Android]