When comparing Google Maps to OpenStreetMap, many instantly claim that Google Maps has more coverage in various countries. Due to that fact, it is definitely a leading map for many powerful countries, such as the US and Japan.
Even when we consider the fact that OpenStreetMap has lower coverage, it has some other pluses users enjoy. For example, with OpenStreetMap, you're capable to edit maps with the purpose to include new places. Sometimes, that is enough, but sometimes isn't, and users turn back to Google Maps because their street view is definitely more detailed.
In this article, we will make a comparison between Google Maps and OpenStreetMap, so you can make a proper choice of your own - if and when needed.