So this post is a bit slow off the mark as this functionality has been around for a while. Following my previous post on Google Maps for Windows Mobile I am just reaffirming my claim that I think the best app for Windows Mobile is built by Google (how ironic). Admittedly the Street View functionality is not immediately obvious and I actually only came across it today as I was searching for a building in the Sydney CBD:
Clicking on the Street View button takes you (surprise, surprise) to the street view, as seen on the web, within the Google maps application:
What I can’t believe is how staggeringly fast it is to download, render and navigate within street view mode. As with the online version it downloads a low resolution image initially and then smoothly updates the display when the full image has downloaded. The red box in the following image shows this.
You can of course navigate using the directional pad or using the on screen arrows (when facing along a street).