Back at Google I/O, Google teased a redesigned Maps UI for both Desktop and Mobile users. The redesigned Desktop Maps has been available to beta testers for months, now, but tonight, Google is rolling out the redesigned Maps application to Android 4.0.3+ users.
Google provides the following changelog, as well as mentioning that this will be rolling out to all 4.0.3+ users within the next few weeks:
– New design for Android phones and tablets
– Enhanced navigation including live traffic updates, incident reports and dynamic rerouting
– Explore: A new way to browse and discover popular local places to eat, drink, shop, play and sleep
If the new Maps update is not showing up for you in the Play Store, you can try sideloading the app using the link provided here.
Source: Google Play