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OpenAI Reportedly Working With Famed Ex-Apple Designer To Develop A Smartphone

Besides Nothing’s Glyph Interface-equipped smartphone and the foldables made by Samsung, Motorola, and the likes – nothing radical has happened in the smartphone industry in quite some time. What if OpenAI, the company behind ChatGPT, built its own smartphone?


OpenAI working on AI hardware?

As tech companies jump headfirst into all-things-AI, it would be a no-brainer for OpenAI to leverage its GPT tech to support a new smartphone ecosystem. According to a report by The Information, OpenAI’s CEO, Sam Altman met with his friend and renowned ex-Apple designer, Jony Ive, to discuss the potential of a “new AI hardware device.”

It appears that SoftBank’s CEO Masayoshi Son has also spoken to them both about the idea. While the report doesn’t add specific details about what this smartphone (if it is a smartphone at all) could be like and what stage the talks are in, and whether the three individuals are collaborating to build a new device.


Also read: How To Replace Siri With ChatGPT On Your iPhone 15 Pro, iPhone 15 Pro Max

All we know is that OpenAI has found great success with ChatGPT. Recently, the chatbot added new features to support photo and voice input. In addition, the paid version can also access the internet for real-time results.

If Jony Ive and Sam Altman decide to make this work, the former will bring his experience of designing an array of products for Apple, including the iPhone and iPod.

Also read: ChatGPT Can Now Draw Results From The Internet In Real Time


OpenAI is currently riding on its wave of success, and Microsoft has poured in $10 billion into the company. Microsoft also uses GPT technology in its Bing Chat amid the company’s push for adoption of AI tools.

Would you buy a smartphone made by OpenAI? Let us know in the comments below. For more in the world of technology and science, keep reading  


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