VZ Navigator VX: A Tough Sell against Google Free Nav?



VZ Navigator VX: A Tough Sell against Google Free Nav?
Verizon Wireless on Friday launched VZ Navigator VX, a new version of the Telecommunications Systems (TCS)-powered navigation software that offers 3D navigation views using enhanced 3D city models and true-to-life images of highway and exit signs. The software package is available for $9.99 a month for unlimited access, $4.99 for a weekly usage or $2.99 for a one-day/24-hour use.

VZ Navigator VX is available initially on DROID X by Motorola, the Samsung Fascinate and the DROID Incredible by HTC with additional devices rolling out in 2011.

Even if the software is very nice looking, with plenty of interesting features, including the use of Verizon Wireless assisted GPS that provides very fast positioning, one might have a doubt over the number of users that will chose to pay $9.99 a month against the free Google Maps Navigation software.

Watch below a trailer from Verizon about their new navigation software:


Monday, January 31st 2011


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