As you would know, Apple plans to launch its own 3D maps App in iOS 6 and replace Google Maps. Today, Google held an event in San Francisco where the search engine giant announced that its 3D enhanced Maps application will make its way to Android and iOS devices next week.
The new Google Maps will also feature an offline mode which will allow you to go offline and still view all your Maps. For the 3D experience, Google mentioned in a Q&A session that its has ““a fleet of planes with contractors that fly exclusively for Google. And the privacy issues is no different than we’ve had with aerial shots for years.”
Here is another Google Maps video -