Nokia Drive beta is now available at the Windows Phone store for all Windows phone 8 users. It’s no longer exclusive to Nokia Lumia devices. HTC 8X and Samsung Ativ users can now use the app for free turn-by-turn voice-guided navigation and offline maps.
Nokia Drive was a differentiating factor for Nokia Lumia devices. Now that it’s available to other Windows Phone 8 devices, more potential buyers might consider getting an Samsung or HTC Windows Phone instead.
This move isn’t surprising though. According to The Next Web, Nokia announced back in June 2012 that it would share Nokia Drive with rival manufacturers and upload it to the Windows Phone Store.
You can download Nokia Drive beta here. How do Nokia fans feel about this?
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