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What is Gemini Advanced and How to Get Subscription


Sagar Choudhury

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Gemini Advanced means you will get access to Google’s most capable AI model, Ultra 1.0. Google’s Gemini AI was introduced in the market last year and ever since the AI model has been making waves on the internet. The latest Gemini AI has completely replaced Google Bard and is on its way to replace other chatbots.

Recently, Google has announced new subscription plans for the most innovative version of Gemini AI, Gemini Advanced available at $20 a month along with a 2-month free trial. In this article, we are going to learn about what is Gemini Advanced and how to get a subscription to the most advanced version of Gemini AI. 

Gemini Ultra 1.0 is trained on more parameters than Gemini Nano-1 and Nano-2 model sizes which are trained on only 1.8B and 3.25B parameters respectively.

What is Gemini Advanced: Explained

Gemini Advanced with ultra 1.0 AI model is a powerful, updated version of a technology that helps computers understand and work with various types of information, including text, pictures, and sounds. It comes with Ultra 1.0 model is capable of performing highly complex tasks such as logical reasoning, coding, collaboration on numerous creative projects, and following nuanced instructions.

The stand-out quality of Gemini Advanced is that it allows users to have long and detailed conversations as it has a remarkable understanding of the context from users’ previous prompts.It’s like a super-smart assistant that’s getting even smarter with this new update. Here’s what makes Gemini 1.5 special, explained in simple terms:

  1. Faster and Smarter: Imagine a library where books can talk and share knowledge with each other. Gemini 1.5 is like having the best librarians who know exactly which book (or “expert”) has the answer to your question. This is possible because of a new design called Mixture-of-Experts (MoE), making Gemini 1.5 quicker at learning and better at helping.
  2. Gemini 1.5 Pro: This is a special version of Gemini 1.5 designed to handle a wide range of tasks very well, similar to its previous big brother, 1.0 Ultra. But it’s made to be even more efficient.
  3. Huge Memory for Details: Imagine you have a magic notebook that can hold not just hundreds but millions of words, pictures, or codes. Gemini 1.5 Pro can remember and understand a massive amount of information at once—up to 1 million pieces of information (tokens) in its current setup, and it’s testing even larger amounts!
  4. Understanding Long Stories: Just like you can follow the plot of a long movie or a thick book, Gemini 1.5 Pro can keep track of very long stories or information. It can understand and talk about complex ideas across a vast amount of data, like analyzing an entire book in one go.
  5. Smart with Different Types of Information: Whether it’s a silent movie, a long audio recording, a huge codebase, or a detailed document, Gemini 1.5 Pro can understand and work with all kinds of information, making it versatile.
  6. Better at Problem-Solving: Given a large block of code, for example, Gemini 1.5 Pro can offer solutions and explanations, making it a valuable tool for developers.
  7. Improved Performance: It’s like upgrading from a good smartphone to the latest model; Gemini 1.5 Pro is better at nearly everything it does compared to its predecessors, especially in understanding and creating based on a wide range of information types.
  8. Learning from Context: Gemini 1.5 Pro can pick up new skills or languages just from the information provided to it, without needing extra teaching. It’s like learning to cook a new recipe just by reading it once.
  9. Safety and Ethics: Just as important as being smart, Gemini 1.5 is being taught to be safe and fair, with a lot of effort put into making sure it behaves responsibly.

Some facts:

  • The Gemini family consists of Ultra, Pro, and Nano models
  • Gemini Ultra achieved state-of-the-art results in 30 of 32 benchmarks, excelling in text, reasoning, image, video, speech recognition and translation
  • Gemini Ultra pre-training dataset uses data from web documents, books, and code, and includes image, audio, and video data.

How to Subscribe to Gemini Advanced

To access Gemini Advanced, a user must have a Google account, if you don’t have one create one before signing up on Gemini. Below we have mentioned a step-by-step guide on how to subscribe to Gemini Advanced: 

  • To upgrade to Gemini Advanced, you need to navigate to the Gemini Chatbot Homepage using this URL 
  • Log in on Gemini by utilizing your Google account 
  • Click on the “Gemini” icon available on the left side of your screen 
  • Select Gemini Advanced upgrade
  • You will be moved to a new subscription page where you can upgrade to Gemini Advanced which costs $20/per month
  • Google is currently offering a two-month free trial which can be accessed by users by subscribing to Gemini Advanced 
  • Click on “Start Trial” 
  • Complete the payment mode 
  • Once done, you can begin accessing the Gemini Advanced and complete all your highly complex tasks effortlessly

Android users can even access Gemini Advanced via their smartphones as there is a fresh Gemini app available for download on the Play Store. Users can even choose to switch their Google Assistant over to Gemini. Meanwhile, iOS users can also access Gemini Advanced on their smartphone through a mobile browser as in-app access is currently not available for iOS users.

Is Google’s Gemini Advanced worth $20 a month? 

Yes, Google’s Gemini Advanced is worth more than $20 a month when comparing top Chatgpt the same price charged by OpenAI’s ChatGPT Plus offering access to a GPT-4-powered chatbot. By subscribing to Gemini Advanced users get a 2-month free trial to its AI chatbot.

For $20/month, Google offers access to Gemini Advanced, Google Drive cloud storage available for 2TB, additional features for Google Photos and various other apps, and security aids like VPN.

Additionally, premium subscribers will have the capability to utilize advanced features offered by Gemini Advanced inside Gmail, Google Docs, and other apps; according to the promise made by Google that integration is “coming soon.” 

Gemini Advanced leverages Gemini 1.0 Ultra, which is considered the most powerful large language model by Google. Regardless of the excellent features offered by Gemini Advanced, some users have stated they felt the platform leans towards a synthetic chumminess which can get extremely wordy as it’s unable to fulfill the requests even when it is explaining.

Also, Gemini Advanced seems to be greater in number of typical AI hallucinations in comparison to ChatGPT Plus in its existing incarnation. However, Google does have a strong edge in its control of a sizable chunk of the workplace software market. Apart from this, there are chances that Google will have launched its planned integrations into Gmail, Google Docs, and other apps by the time the two-month free trial of Gemini Advanced starts to run off, so paying 20 dollars for the utility of applying AI to your own email, files, and other data sources could be worth it.

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