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Samsung Galaxy S24 series smartphones to embed Google's generative AI tech - Gemini Nano

Samsung Galaxy S24 series smartphones have been launched today at the Galaxy Unpacked event in San Jose, California.

| Updated on: Jan 18 2024, 00:13 IST
Samsung Galaxy S24, Al innovations, and possibly a smart ring coming at Unpacked Event
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1/5 1. Samsung Galaxy S24 Series: The upcoming Galaxy Unpacked event in San Jose is expected to unveil the Samsung Galaxy S24 and S24 Plus featuring a 1Hz refresh rate, Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 in the US, and a triple camera system with a stacked battery design. (Samsung)
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2/5 2. Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra: Rumored to have a titanium frame, a 6.8-inch QHD+ display with 120Hz refresh rate, Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset, and an impressive quad-camera setup including a 200MP primary shooter.  (Samsung)
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3/5 3. Galaxy Al Features: Samsung teases a comprehensive mobile Al experience with the Galaxy S24 series, introducing on-device and cloud-based Al. Galaxy Al may include a real-time translation feature called Al Live Translate Call. (Samsung)
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4/5 4. Galaxy Ring Wearable: Speculations suggest Samsung might unveil a smart ring with advanced health tracking features, integrating ECG and PPG sensors for heart rate and temperature monitoring, potentially competing with devices like the Oura Ring 3.  (Samsung)
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5/5 5. Venue Shift: Samsung has moved the Galaxy Unpacked event from South Korea to San Jose, California, signaling a change in strategy. The event is anticipated to showcase not only the Galaxy S24 series but also major Al announcements and the possibility of a Galaxy Ring wearable. (Samsung)
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Samsung ' flagship smartphones Samsung Galaxy S24 series are displayed during their launch ceremony in Seoul, South Korea. (REUTERS)

Samsung Galaxy S24 series smartphones have been launched today at the Galaxy Unpacked event in San Jose, California and it is instantly made clear by the company that the focus is on artificial intelligence as much as it is on the hardware itself. Samsung has revealed that it has deployed Google's generative artificial intelligence technology in its Samsung Galaxy S24 series smartphones that were unveiled on Wednesday, the companies said. Also read: Samsung Galaxy S24 launch LIVE: All the latest updates

Under the multi-year deal, the South Korean firm's flagship Samsung Galaxy S24 series will use in-built Gemini Nano, Google's most-efficient large-language model, and get access to Gemini Pro and Imagen 2 text-to-image tech through the cloud.

Google is locked in a race with Microsoft to embed GenAI in everyday applications and devices including smartphones, personal computers and productivity software, as the companies seek new avenues to monetize the tools.

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The market share of GenAI smartphones is likely to double in 2024 from 4% in 2023, market research firm Counterpoint Research said last month.

The Google deal will make Samsung one of the first companies to test Gemini Ultra, the search engine giant's most capable and largest large-language model.

Customers can start using AI-powered summarization and classification features on Samsung's native applications such as Notes, Voice Recorder and the keyboard.

The Imagen model will also help users perform complex photo editing tasks in the Gallery application of the S24 smartphones, which go on sale around end-January.

Samsung in the fourth quarter of 2023 lost market share to Apple and Chinese smartphone makers Xiaomi and Transsion, with global shipments falling to 53 million units from nearly 60 million a year earlier, according to analytics firm International Data Corporation.

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First Published Date: 18 Jan, 00:09 IST