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AutoNavi's Free Mobile Map App Tops 100 Million Users in China PDF Print E-mail
GIS News - Mobile Technology
Written by AutoNavi Holdings   
14 January 2013

BEIJING, Jan. 14, 2013 -- AutoNavi Holdings Limited
("AutoNavi" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:AMAP), a leading provider of
digital map content and navigation and location-based solutions in
China, announced that its free mobile map application ("app") has
surpassed 100 million users as of today. According to a report issued
today by Analysys International, an independent market research firm,
AutoNavi joins only five other Chinese companies with mobile
applications of greater than 100 million users. The other companies are
Tencent, Alibaba Group, Qihoo 360, SINA Corporation and UCWeb.

"This achievement is an important milestone for our Company. We are
thrilled that AutoNavi's mobile map app has joined such a premier group
of popular applications," said Mr. Congwu Cheng, chief executive
officer of AutoNavi. "We are proud and gratified that so many users
choose and enjoy AutoNavi's mobile map app in fulfilling their
navigation and location-based service needs. The popularity of our map
app also reflects the remarkable extent to which location-based
solutions have become part of the daily life of China's mobile Internet

AutoNavi's free mobile map app integrates the Company's digital map
database with complementary content from vertical service providers,
offering end users location-relevant information and services. The app
works with all major smartphone operating systems, and also provides
user-access through mobile browsers. Key features include, among other
things, online navigation, personalized and optimized routing
information, estimated arrival time, real-time traffic information with
user-generated content, traffic broadcasts, interoperability with
SINA's Weibo app, 3D views.

Users can download AutoNavi's free mobile map app at www.amap.com, as
well as through all the major app stores in China.

About AutoNavi Holdings Limited

AutoNavi Holdings Limited (Nasdaq:AMAP) is a leading provider of
digital map content and navigation and location-based solutions in
China. At the core of its business is a comprehensive nationwide
digital map database that covers approximately 3.6 million kilometers
of roadway and over 20 million points of interest across China. Through
its digital map database and proprietary technology platform, AutoNavi
provides comprehensive, integrated navigation and location-based
solutions optimized for the Chinese market and users, including
automotive navigation solutions, mobile location-based solutions and
Internet location-based solutions, and public sector and enterprise
applications. For more information on AutoNavi, please visit

The AutoNavi Holdings Limited logo is available at

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