Gemini Nano will actually launch in the Pixel 8 despite claims of “hardware limitations”


Despite claims that it won't happen, the Gemini Nano will indeed be making its way to the Pixel 8. Google didn't reveal a lot of details in its announcement, so the full capabilities of AI on smartphones are unknown at this time. However, the Gemini Nano on the Pixel 8 may perform similar to its Pixel 8 Pro counterpart.

According to 9To5Google, it will be used to power two features: summaries in Recorder and Gboard Smart Replies. The first is a tool that writes summaries for audio files saved on the Recorder app. It even highlights “key points of interest” in the conversation as bullet points. Smart Reply, as the name suggests, can generate “smart replies” fully aware of the context of the conversation. But pixel 8 proThe feature works with Google Messages as well as third-party messaging services like WhatsApp.