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Brave browser introduces AI assistant Leo on Android; now you can generate content, write code

Brave's AI assistant Leo, built on Meta's LLM technology, is now available on Android devices. Know how it helps.

| Updated on: Mar 01 2024, 12:18 IST
Meet Google Gemini AI, your all-in-one AI image-generation companion; know how to use it
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1/6 1. Account Setup:If you want to know Google Gemini AI, begin by creating or logging into your Google account on the Gemini website,, to access its features.  (unsplash)
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2/6 2. Prompt Input:Once logged in, type a descriptive prompt into the chat box, such as "Create an image of a dog playing with a ball," to initiate image generation.  (unsplash)
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3/6 3. Image Generation:Gemini processes your prompt and swiftly generates AI-generated images matching your description, offering them for download.   (unsplash)
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4/6 4. Exploration:If desired, request more image options by clicking "Generate more," expanding your choices to find the perfect image.  (unsplash)
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5/6 5. Customization Options:Gemini allows for style variations and additional object insertion or color adjustments to tailor the images to your preferences.  (unsplash)
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6/6 6. Availability and Advancement:Note that Gemini's image generation may be restricted to certain regions initially, with plans for global availability. Additionally, an advanced version, Gemini Advance, offers further AI capabilities via subscription models, aiming to streamline tasks and meet evolving user demands.  (unsplash)
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Brave introduces AI assistant Leo on Android devices. Know how it can help you. (Brave)

Privacy-focused browsers have become extremely popular in recent years. One such browser is Brave, an open-source web browser based on the Chromium web browser. It is certainly an intriguing option for those who wish to protect their identity online and stay safe from advertisements and trackers. Keeping up with the latest boom in artificial intelligence (AI), Brave introduced an AI assistant named Leo in 2023. Now, it is bringing it to Android devices.

Brave AI assistant on Android

Leo is an AI-powered chat assistant that was previously available on the desktop platform. It does not use third-party AI services, the company says. This AI assistant was built on Meta's Large Language Model (LLM) Llama-2 but soon got Mixtral 8x7B as the default LLM. It follows the success of Brave's AI Summarize feature. Following its rollout on desktop, Brave is now introducing Leo on Android devices. Thus, users can update their Brave browsers to version 1.63 and get this feature.

What can it do?

The company says users can ask Leo questions, summarize pages, translate pages, create content, and more from both the browser address bar and within the webpage. It has access to LLMs such as Mixtral 8x7B, Claude Instant, and Llama 2 13B, with the former being the default LLM. It can: 

1. Create real-time summaries of web pages or videos

2. Write code

3. Answer questions about content

4. Generate new long-form written content

5. Translate pages, analyze, or rewrite them

6. Create transcriptions of video or audio content

On Android devices, Leo helps maximize productivity even when you're on the go. Users can interact with the AI assistant in multiple languages including English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish. It does not require a sign-up or sign-in. While Leo is accessible to Brave users for free, they can upgrade to Leo Premium for $14.99 a month and get access to upgraded capabilities.

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First Published Date: 01 Mar, 12:17 IST