Both Google Maps and Apple's Maps can give you traffic information as well as general directions.
Apple's Maps will also use crowd-sourced information on accidents, allowing you to better see potential slow downs before they slow you down.
Both maps will be able to give you driving and walking directions.
Apple Maps, however, will not offer public transportation maps at launch, unlike its Google counterpart.
Apple's Maps offers a local search function that allows you to look up local restaurants and businesses.
While you can also look up restaurants using Google Maps, Apple's Maps will integrate in Yelp information, allowing you to check out restaurants by rating and read reviews.
Searches for local restaurants and businesses in Apple's Maps will show not only the business, but also its Yelp rating and reviews.