Google’s Gen-AI models will be incorporated into more Android phones that use Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 processor as part of a ground-breaking partnership between the two companies that is sure to change the Android user experience. With the debut of Snapdragon 8 Gen 3, this announcement promises a plethora of new features, improved performance, and higher power efficiency for Android users, representing a substantial development in on-device AI capabilities. The implementation of Google’s cutting-edge Hexagon NPU for AI models from Qualcomm is what will truly revolutionize this collaboration.
Google’s Pixel 8 Pro will be able to offer on-device AI experiences through the collaboration, which will include capabilities like the soon-to-be-released Video Boost feature, smart reply in Gboard, and on-device recorder summaries. Dave Burke, Google’s vice president of engineering for Android, also joined the stage of discussion during the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 launch to reaffirm that the company’s collaboration with Qualcomm will allow sophisticated AI models to operate on-device on future Android flagship phones, eliminating the requirement for internet connectivity and round-trip trips to cloud servers.
Based on Meta’s Llama 2 language learning paradigm, there exists an AI assistant. As per Qualcomm, it can safely utilize personal information like your location, preferred activities, and degree of fitness to deliver more tailored solutions. This feature’s power source, the Qualcomm Sensing Hub, is to boost AI performance up to 3.5 times over Qualcomm’s prior mobile processor. In other words, premium Android phones equipped with the newest Snapdragon chips should now have faster and smarter AI processing. Large
Language models with more than 10 billion parameters and a processing speed of about 15 tokens per second are supported by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset.
Alex Katouzian, SVP and GM of Mobile, Compute, and XR at Qualcomm, said, “Among the first generative AI models you see running on Snapdragon will come from none other than Google. Over the past few months, researchers at Google have been working to take their massive next-generation large language models and distil them to fit on a mobile device. Soon, you’ll be able to do more on-device with Google applications than ever before.”
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