The London Traffic Cams app is an utility app available in the navigation section of the Samsung App Store and is essentially used for getting a quick view of the traffic situation prevailing in London.
Price: Rs.180 (INR)
Download this App: London Traffic Cams for Samsung Wave and Wave II
Supported Phones: Wave(S8500), Wave II(S8530)
London Traffic Cams – Samsung Wave App Review:
Pros and Cons:
- Size of the app is 2.63 MB.
- There is automatic saving of the zoom amount and the location for use in the next session.
- The app is free from ads.
- For initializing the app, there is a need of a Wi-Fi or 3G connection.
- The app is only applicable for people in London.
The app makes use of more than 175 Transport for London Traffic cameras and shall allow the user to see the images of traffic situations on favorite routes of the user, or even at places where the user is heading. There shall be a map where the user will see the cameras, and clicking on the camera shall unleash the photo from that camera at that instant. The images which you will be seeing shall actually be provided by a licensed syndicated feed by the Transport for London. The maps are provided by deCarta.
- There is a feature called “My Location” which shall use the GPS feature available on your handset and show to you the nearby cameras according to your location at that instant.
- For zooming in and out form the map, you may use the soft keys provided at the bottom of the map, or even use the pinch to zoom facility provided by your handset.
- You are required to keep in mind that the camera may become unavailable at times when they are taken for maintenance.
London Traffic Cams – Samsung Wave App Ratings:
In terms of interface design, the app scores rather well with the provision for a simple and user-friendly interface. The app actually extends the functionality and productivity of the app to a greater level. So, the app can be awarded a score of 8 out of 10 in this regard.
The usability of the app is restricted only to users residing in London, though the app may be downloaded by anyone. So, the app shall be awarded a score of 7 out of 10 in this matter.
The app is available for a amount of Rs. 180 which makes the app less popular for downloading, though it increases the utilization of the handset. So, a score of 7 out of 10 is worthy.
The graphics of the app is lovely and appealing. So, a score of 8 out of 10 is perfect.
On the whole, the app is feature-rich but applicable only to a small section of Bada users, that is, only to those residing in London. So, the app deserves an overall rating of 3.5 stars out of 5.