Elevation Apps: Apps to Find out Altitude

Ever climbed a steep hill and wondered, "what's the altitude right now?" Or, "I wonder what elevation level am I at?" Some apps provide your current height quickly and efficiently. Luckily, we rounded up the best ones for your Android smartphone right here in this article. Check out the top elevation app for Android below.

By the wayAltitude: vertical distance between an object and the local surface of the Earth. Elevation: vertical distance between the local surface of the Earth and global sea level. The local surface of the Earth will be either land or water surface. We use both terms in the article as some app measure both or do not differentiate between the two.

eGPS Altitude

The app has a clean interface and quickly provides elevation data. With a single tap, the globe icon in the lower-left corner and it renders the height that the GPS reads as well as the altitude based on your longitude and latitude. eGPS Elevation even shows how deep is the nearest water area.  Find it on the PlayStore.

My GPS Altitude and Elevation

My GPS Altitude and Elevation is an app that displays latitude and longitude as well as altitude according to your device's satellite GPS receiver. Furthermore, it subtracts elevation from height to render an approximate distance to surface ratio. The application is available for free on Google Play.


An Altimeter is an apparatus used for measuring altitude. So, turn your Android phone into an altimeter with the Altimeter app. I know you bit your tongue there. Admit it! An excellent app for people who love hiking, skiing, mountain biking and other outdoor activities. Anytime and with a high precision you can check altitude, elevation or localization coordinates. It works online and offline. See it in action in the below video and find it here.

Altimeter & Altitude Widget

DS Altimeter is an elevation meter, elevation logger, and altitude mapper. In addition to showing and optionally tracking your altitude, the app allows you to search the height for other locations as well. Available for free in the app store.

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