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Google Maps For Android Gets Satellite View, Other Features Can Be Seen In New Beta Update

Update Date: Nov 11, 2016 06:44 AM EST

Android version update 9.41.0 for Google maps is coming soon. Reports from IBTimes claimed that the beta versions of the app update have arrived today.  The official update release has not yet happened but the information about the leaked features has reached to the online community.

The Change log for beta version has been created by the Android Police and it is believed that Google maps update will have three new features.

Firstly there will be an option which will set the app to such a way that it will start in satellite mode by default. You can see the new toggle for this feature in the settings menu.

Secondly, there is an additional feature "on these lists" section for select restaurants. According to an explanation by Android Police, this simply means that there won't be any links to articles which are related to top-listed food businesses.

You will be able to see links to online publications featuring restaurants that you might be viewing through an information card. Once you click the link web browser shall be launched and you can know why the particular restaurant is featured on the list.

Thirdly there is Add Stop screen which is not really a feature. This upgrade can simply polish the look for the screen where you can add stops along a route. The screen has been redesigned with colorful visual cues and bigger buttons.

Apart from these three features codes have been uncovered. This has happened from APK of the beta updates of Google maps.

The updates might be officially launched with hotel deals where you can see a mention of the reduced price based on a specific deal. The hotel deals feature is not yet live and it might be launched with the update of the official version 9.41.0. The new update will hit the Play Stores in few days.

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