Many U.S. iPhone users moving away from Google Maps




U.S. iPhone users are massively switched to Apple Maps, despite the many negative reactions to the maps application from Apple. Meanwhile, the number of users of Google Maps on iOS just plummeted.

Google in the United States 23 million mobile users lost to the maps application from Apple, according to calculations by The Guardian based on figures from comScore, that the figures through questionnaires managed to collect. A year ago, Google in the U.S. are 81 million mobile users, but there are now 58.7 million. Meanwhile, Apple Maps as 35 million mobile users.

Google would still only six million users on the iPhone version of its Maps application, of which two million are still using an old version of iOS with included Google Maps. Since iOS 6 Apple no longer provides Google Maps with it, but his own map application. These are U.S. figures, but according to The Guardian is a chance that the same trend also occurs in Europe.

Apple received strong criticism of Apple Maps, and director Tim Cook saw himself compelled to write a formal letter of apology and to promise improvements. The maps contain many errors include: missing so many points of interest now is in Amsterdam Science Park, a business park, Apple Maps is still regarded as a park, while the large Amsterdam Forest just is not seen as natural..


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