Apple in talks with Google to power iPhone with ‘Gemini AI’ engine

AI is coming, whether you like it or not.
  • The iPhone 16 will rely heavily on new AI features
  • Significantly increased core count to the Neural Engine for generative AI
  • Apple is also in talks with ChatGPT-maker OpenAI

Published on Mar 19, 2024 at 2:18PM (UTC+4)

Last updated on Mar 19, 2024 at 7:13PM (UTC+4)

Edited by Amelia Jean Hershman-Jones

Apple is reportedly in talks to bring Google’s Gemini artificial intelligence engine to the iPhone 16 lineup.

Both companies are negotiating the license of Gemini for a new features coming to the iPhone this year.

If the deal gets finalized, then Google will be able to bring its AI model to more than 2 billion active Apple devices.

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This leak matches with previous information about this year’s iPhone 16 relying heavily on AI features.

That’s just one of the many new features coming to the smartphone this year.

If you want to know more, check out our article on all the leaked new features coming to the iPhone 16 lineup.

Both companies have a long-term partnership, making Google the default search engine on Apple’s Safari web browser.

According to the report, the iPhone maker also recently held talks with ChatGPT-maker OpenAI about using its model.

It seems the company is adamant about adding AI features to its newest lineup.

In a recent shareholder address, Apple CEO Tim Cook said that the new generative AI released by the tech giant will ‘break new ground’ in the field.

If rumors are to be believed the new iPhone 16 will feature a significantly increased core count in the Neural engine.

However, most of the new AI features might be limited to the iPhone 16 Pro and Pro Max models.

Google has already made a deal with Samsung to bring its generating AI technology to the Galaxy S24 series of smartphones.

The report also mentions Apple was planning to use its own homegrown AI models for some new capabilities in its upcoming iOS 18.

However, the tech giant was also seeking a partner to power generative AI features.

These features included creating images and writing essays based on simple prompts.

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