Google just updated your AI chatbot. Access to new Gemini advanced chatbot is available right now through a monthly subscription to Google One, the company’s cloud backup service.
With today’s launch, there is a new Google One service level called the AI Premium plan, which costs $20 per month; Sign up and you’ll get standard Google One benefits, plus access to the new chatbot.
That $20 monthly fee is the same price. OpenAI charges for access to its GPT-4 model through ChatGPT Plus. If you don’t want to pay for your AI tools, Google It also offers a more basic option called Gemini Pro that is still free to use. Google previously offered a chatbot known as “Bard,” but the company rebranded its AI offerings as “Gemini.”
Although aspects of Google’s Gemini Ultra model were shown months ago in sometimes questionable demonstrationsthe improved version was not available to the public for Gemini Initial Release. Now the most capable version has arrived.
Gemini Advanced, similar to OpenAI’s GPT-4, can better understand the nuances and context of user cues. It should also perform better at jobs like writing code compared to previous versions. great language models. Gemini Advanced is currently only designed to answer questions in English, but other languages are expected to be supported in future iterations.
Curious about trying Google’s latest chatbot and wondering how the subscription plan compares? ChatGPT Plus? Here’s everything you need to know to get started with Gemini Advanced.
How to access Gemini Advanced from Google
Instead of offering access through a standalone subscription, Google offers Gemini Advanced as part of a new level for Google One called “AI Premium”. If you don’t have a Google account yet, you’ll need create one before registering to use the chatbot. If you already subscribe to a Google One plan, you can upgrade to the new plan that includes access to the chatbot. Check out WIRED Google One guide to delve deeper into what is included in the different levels.
After signing up for the $20 monthly AI Premium plan (Google offers a two-month free trial if you’re unsure), log in to the Gemini chatbot in your web browser. The option to use Gemini Advanced should appear. (With Bard’s rebrand comes a Different website URL for Gemini, so be sure to update old browser bookmarks). The new AI model is also available on your smartphone. Download the new Gemini app for Android, or look for the new chatbot within the standard google app for iOS devices.
How does the subscription compare to what OpenAI offers? With ChatGPT Plus, you can use the impressive GPT-4 model and test ChatGPT beta features before they are released to a wider audience. With Gemini Advanced, you get access to Google’s latest AI model and new features, as well as everything included with a Google One subscription. For $20 a month, you receive 2 terabytes of cloud storage, access to advanced photo editing like magic eraserand 10 percent return in credit for hardware purchases from the Google store.
The company plans to roll out a Gemini integration with Gmail and Google Docs for AI Premium subscribers, but the exact release date for this feature is unknown. When WIRED Previously tested Bard tricks. In Gmail, the initial results were confusing but promising. It will be interesting to see if a more powerful large language model improves the user experience when trying to find old emails in a crowded inbox.