- 3D buildings and terrain
- Much better imagery for many other places, particularly Europe (I live in the UK, so I'm far more interested in the 6" resolution images of my area than even better images of the Statue of Liberty)
- Business listings for places outside the US
- A "Fly-to" feature that you can put a town name into, and go there, even if it is in Sudan.
- Smoother zooming and navigation, with one detail level replacing another directly, rather than the screen blanking in between
- A wealth of layers, showing or hiding everything from schools to national geographic articles
- Dedicated kml and kmz file formats
I'll admit that the Bird's Eye feature does give more detail for a few US cities. However, when compared with google earth...we have: