MapQuest is now offering a GPS navigation system for iPhone users in the U.S. and Canada. MapQuest Navigator [iTunes link] is U.S. $0.99 for a 14 day trial. After than you have to buy it for $3.99 a month, $9.99 for 3 months, or $29.99 a year.
According to the company, key features include:
- Streamlined 3D Interface: Features voice-guided, turn-by-turn navigation that speaks directions and street names.
- Regular Data Updates: Search 16+ million points of interest and utilize up-to-date street maps.
- Full Route Corridor Download: Quick route re-calculation for missed turns as well provides continued service in areas of no cellular coverage.
- Traffic Incident Based Routing: U.S. routes are optimized to avoid traffic incidents that might delay your travel.
- MapQuest Place Carousel: Easily displays locations for hotels, movie theaters, gas stations, and more with a single tap.
We've asked for a copy so we can put it through our rigorous review trials and compare it to the other systems we've used, so more to come.