Microsoft Launches AI Assistant App Copilot for Android

Key Takeaway

Microsoft has launched a new AI companion app called Copilot for Android devices, providing access to advanced AI capabilities like chat, image generation, and document drafting without needing the Bing mobile app.


  • Microsoft secretly released the Copilot app on the Google Play Store in the last week, providing access to AI features similar to ChatGPT.
  • The app leverages large language models and integrates with Microsoft 365 services to provide personalized, relevant answers.
  • It offers capabilities like web search, creating presentations/documents, summarizing articles, translations, calculations and more.
  • The app provides free access to OpenAI's GPT-4 model which is usually paid for ChatGPT users.
  • Copilot aims to be an intuitive chat-based assistant to help users express ideas, unlock creativity and increase productivity.
  • No login is required and a GPT-4 mode can be enabled for more imaginative responses.
  • The Android launch seems to be preparing for a wider standalone Copilot experience, with Copilot Enterprise also recently rebranded from Bing Chat Enterprise.
  • An iOS version is not yet available but the existing Bing app provides access to some Copilot features.
  • More features expected to be added over time as Microsoft expands this AI assistant.


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