GPS Devices are used to track location, navigate and for various other purposes. When using a GPS Enabled Device for navigation, you do need appropriate maps with optional voice navigation. In case you do have already a GPS Enabled Mobile Phone or Tablet and you do not want to spend money on buying a new GPS Device, you can download free offline maps or even buy offline maps for your mobile phone or for your tablet. Android Users can use Google Navigation tool to navigate through roads with voice navigation.
For Android Users, Google allows you to download offline maps on your Android Device by specifying a specific region of your desired country. Offline Maps can be of real help, when you do not want to spend money on transferring large data by paying your Mobile Company for 2G, 3G or 4G data connection. In case you do have access to a Wireless Network, you can download Google Maps for offline usage and once downloaded, you would not need data connection with your mobile operator to navigate using the GPS and Maps installed on your Android Phone.
Many tablets do not provide the functionality of inserting SIM Card and for such Tablet Users, the Offline Maps of Google can be of real help. Whether your Tablet does have the GPS functionality or not, the Offline Maps can really be of help when visiting an unknown location. Yes there are many other free and paid alternatives to Google Offline Maps. Sygic offers inexpensive offline maps for lots of countries and offers a 7 day free trial as well. On the other hand Navmii offers for offline Maps with GPS Navigation facilities as well.