Gemini 1.5 artificial intelligence model unveiled

Shortly after the launch of Gemini, Google’s ambitious language model, the tech giant is already introducing its successor. Today, Google reveals Gemini 1.5, targeting developers and enterprise users before a broader consumer rollout. Positioned as a versatile tool, Gemini 1.5 Pro, Google’s general-purpose model, boasts a remarkable 87% performance improvement over its predecessor, Gemini 1.0 Pro, utilizing the innovative “Mixture of Experts” technique to enhance speed and efficiency.

Gemini 1.5 stands out with an impressive 1 million-token context window, surpassing GPT-4 and the current Gemini Pro by a significant margin. Sundar Pichai, Google’s CEO, emphasizes its utility for businesses, enabling the incorporation of extensive personal context and information during queries. Pichai envisions applications like filmmakers seeking reviews for entire movies or companies analyzing vast financial records simultaneously, hailing it as a significant breakthrough.

For now, Gemini 1.5 is exclusively available to business users and developers via Google’s Vertex AI and AI Studio. The standard Gemini Pro version, available to the public, will feature a 128,000-token context window. Google is rigorously testing the model’s security and ethical boundaries, especially concerning the expanded context window.

In the ever-evolving AI landscape, Google finds itself in fierce competition with OpenAI, which recently announced memory for ChatGPT and its forthcoming web search. While Gemini appears promising, especially for those within the Google ecosystem, challenges and advancements persist on all fronts.


Last year’s AI-based chatbot Bard has now been rebranded as Gemini. Running on the Pro 1.0 model in over 40 languages across 230+ countries, Gemini continues its global reach. Google introduces two new features, Gemini Advanced and a mobile app, aiming to enhance user engagement with AI.

Gemini Advanced taps into Google Ultra 1.0’s advanced AI model, excelling in complex tasks like coding, logical thinking, and collaborative projects. Offering longer and more detailed conversations, it serves as a personalized tutor for users, aiding in advanced coding scenarios and content creation. Available in over 150 countries in English, Gemini Advanced is part of Google’s new One AI premium pricing plan.

Mobile experiences for Gemini and Gemini Advanced are now rolling out on Android and iOS. Users can seamlessly integrate AI assistance on the go, from repairing a flat tire to creating customized images or drafting complex text messages. The Gemini app, available through Google Assistant, provides contextual help and access to Gemini’s features.

The Google One AI premium plan, including Gemini Advanced, is offered at $19.99 per month after a free two-month trial. iOS users can expect access in the coming weeks, with Gemini gradually rolling out to Android and iOS phones in the US and expanding to more regions and languages over the following weeks.

In the race for AI supremacy, Google’s Gemini continues to evolve, promising transformative applications and user experiences in the ever-expanding realm of artificial intelligence.