Best iPhone navigation apps

We review and rate the best iPhone GPS navigation apps in the App Store

The dominance of Apple's iPhone is largely thanks to its App Store, and some of the most useful third-party applications are fully fledged navigation apps that take advantage of the phone's GPS capabilities.

There is no shortage of GPS-based apps available for the iPhone, including from big brands like TomTom, Navigon and CoPilot Live, as well as lesser known players like Sygic and NDrive.

If you're after a navigation solution for your iPhone either for in the car or for when you're on foot, check out our guide to the best iPhone navigation apps.

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TomTom Australia

TomTom's iPhone app offers an extremely user-friendly navigation experience with support for the company's proprietary IQ Routes technology. However, it lacks the features that would make it a sufficient replacement for mid-range and even some budget standalone GPS units.

  • Review Date:
  • Reviewer:
  • Manufacturer:
  • 25th Aug., 2009
  • James Hutchinson
  • TomTom
  • Rating:
  • Price:
  • 3.75
  • $ 99.99
  • Pros:
  • IQ Routes, extensive language and accent support, user-friendly interface, widescreen support, speed and red light camera warnings
  • Cons:
  • Voice commands are delivered too late, no text-to-speech, no traffic warnings, no lane guidance, lacks support for iPhone gestures, no speed limit warnings
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