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Google Earth for Android

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  • Date Added:
    Jun. 29, 2012
  • Price:
    Free; Requires Android phone
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  • Product ranking:
    #6 in Maps

Editors' Note: The "Download Now" link directs you to the Android Market where you must continue the download process. This download may not be available in some countries.

Editors' Review


Whether you want to view a lifelike rendering of your city or town, preview your next holiday destination, or explore a famous location, Google Maps brings you outstanding world maps with several layers of information that you can customize according to your needs. This is one of those great apps that you should definitely have on your device.


Many optional layers of information: Google Maps lets you customize which layers of information you want to see: Places, Businesses, Panoramic Photos, Wikipedia, Borders and Labels, Roads, 3D Buildings, and Ocean. The ability to customize them makes the app versatile and appealing to people of all ages and backgrounds -- this is a universal app.

Fantastic 3D renderings: An increasing number of cities feature 3D Buildings, offering you spectacular maps. What thoroughly impressed us was that even when exploring 3D cityscapes, the overall performance of the app remained good and the intuitive gestures like two-finger pinch to rotate your viewpoint and change the zoom or the two-finger swipe for tilting the view proved responsive.

Engaging extra features: Many interesting historical or specific maps are available in the Earth Gallery featured in the main menu, like 1971 Arctic Ocean Floor or 2005 Africa, the Human Footprint Map. Even more fascinating is the Earth Tour, accessible through the menu at the bottom of the screen, which enables you to quickly explore wonderful landmarks from all over the world.


Image quality set to low: By default, the image quality is set to low, which means that if you don't go into settings and change it to medium or high -- provided that your device can handle it -- you may not be getting the best experience possible.

Search bar functionality: The search bar enables you to find locations in no time, but once you've entered your keywords, it doesn't bring up the keyboard unless you first press the X button to clear the search field, which makes it clumsy at times.

Considerable impact on performance and battery: If you don't have a good CPU or plenty of RAM, you will experience lag and slow performance. Also, constantly using this app drains the battery as much as five percent in half an hour.

Bottom Line

While not as practically useful as Google Maps, Google Earth remains a highly engaging app, one of the most ambitious and amazing available for Android. It's just as good as the Web app on which it's based, but since you can even use it offline, it proves more convenient. If you don't have this app already, and you like to explore the world around you, you should grab it now.

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Full Specifications

Publisher MotherApp
Publisher web site
Release Date June 29, 2012
Date Added June 29, 2012
Category Travel
Subcategory Maps
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Android/2.2
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 8.07MB
File Name External File
Total Downloads 5,041
Downloads Last Week 55
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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