Apple is working to expand its updated Apple Maps app to additional countries, and has accordingly begun testing the revised design in Israel, Palestine and Saudi Arabia. Map Expert Justin O’Berne,
This will be the sixteenth expansion of the updated Apple Maps design since it was first updated in September 2018. Apple completed its US rollout in 2020, and has since expanded to Australia, New Zealand, Germany, Singapore, the UK, Ireland, Spain. , Portugal, Italy, France, and more.
Apple will be testing the update for several weeks before the Maps app sees an official update for all users. Apple’s “new” Maps design includes more detailed views of streets and foliage, faster and more accurate navigation, three-dimensional landmarks, improved views of parks, buildings, airports and shopping centers, and Look Around features.