In less than 24 hours, Google Maps became the most downloaded app on the iPhone as unhappy consumers flocked to the App Store looking for an alternative to the Apple-made application.

But four days later, the reality is setting in that downloading Google Maps won’t result in the same experience as before — that’s because Google Maps is not the iPhone’s default maps program. Apple continues to hold that coveted position…

Understandably, this disparity could lead to some consumer confusion.

Photo Credit: Google Maps in iOS 6 has a few navigational challenges because it is no longer the default maps app. iTunes