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Who are the competitors of ChatGPT?


Generative AI is essential for creating intelligent chatbots, and the most popular one is ChatGPT, developed by OpenAI. This AI chatbot is capable of processing large volumes of data and providing intelligent responses to user queries. It even has the ability to engage in follow-up questions, mimicking human-like interactions. Competitors such as Amazon, Google, DeepMind, and others are also striving to improve their own chatbot products by making them more efficient, secure, and user-friendly.


In November 2022, a revolution has begun in the technology world. And, this new tech sensation is ChatGPT. In simple terms, it is an AI powered Chatbot, which can answer your queries by generating text. But, we must remember that these generative chatbots are very powerful compared to the normal chatbots. It is capable of writing articles, content, code, and many more things. The AI powered natural language processing (NLP) tools are having immense possibilities in the near future. Naturally, the competition is intense in the world of ChatGPT.


What is ChatGPT?

ChatGPT is an AI chatbot developed by Microsoft-backed OpenAI and launched in the month of November 2022. It is a member of the generative pre-trained transformer (GPT) family of language models. ChatGPT is based on GPT-3.5 and GPT-4 families of large language models(LLMs). ChatGPT has be trained by using supervised and reinforcement learning models. It is also a sibling of InstructGPT, which has been trained to follow the user input in details and respond promptly. ChatGPT is capable of processing large volume of data accurately and interact intelligently, just like a human being.

Generative AI and the competition

Generative AI can be defined as a category of AI algorithms which can produce more accurate content based on the training data. The output content can be text, code, images, videos and many more. ChatGPT is an example of text based generative AI.  The advantages of generative AI is to produce content with less resources. The disadvantage can be human job loss and copyright issues.


In the emerging market of AI chatbots, generative AI is a real game changer. It takes every piece of data available in the web and train the AI models. As a result, the output of generative AI is more accurate and it covers multiple domains, both technical and non-technical. ChatGPT is the poster boy in the world of AI chatbots. But, the other generative AI systems are also coming with lots of promises. These new players are covering multiple use cases with deep learning models and fine-tuned results.

The competition is gradually intensifying in the domain of generative AI chatbots. In the following section, we will be exploring some of the best competitors of ChatGPT.

Who are the competitors of ChatGPT?

There are a number of promising competitors in the AI LLM space. Below we’ll be exploring them one by one.


Amazon’s new language model

Amazon is another big player in the generative AI market place. It has launched a new language model which is significantly more efficient than GPT3.5.

On the ScienceQA benchmark, this new Amazon language model outperforms GPT3.5 by 16 percentage points (75.17%).The ScienceQA benchmark is a big collection of annotated responses to multimodal science questions. It is comprised of more than 21000  multimodal multiple-choice questions((MCQs). The two key pointers are Large language models (LLMs) and Chain-of-thought (CoT).The LLMs are now more efficient to handle complex reasoning. And, the CoT is creating intermediate logical stages to indicate how to do something. Amazon researchers have developed Multimodal-CoT to get better result.

Google Bard (LaMDA)

Google LaMDA, which was launched in 201, is considered to be one of the biggest competitors of ChatGPT. LaMDA is developed on a platform called ‘Transformer’, which is a Novel Neural Network Architecture for Language Understanding. As per Google, “The architecture based on a self-attention mechanism that we believe to be particularly well suited for language understanding”. LaMDA has been trained with more than 1.56 trillion words and 137 billion parameters. It takes natural language as an input to generate a meaningful response. It is also capable of responding with follow-up queries just like ChatGPT. Google is continuously testing and fine tuning their AI chatbot to make it safe, secure, and helpful.

Microsoft Bing AI

AI powered Microsoft Bing has been launched in February 2023. This AI tool with the Edge browser will help us to get better search result and generate content. These tools have been named as ‘AI co-pilot for the web’. As per Satya Nadella, Chairman and CEO, Microsoft -“AI will fundamentally change every software category, starting with the largest category of all – search”. The combination of Bing and Edge will bring searching, browsing and chat under one window, which can be accessed from anywhere on the web. The new generation Bing is made on top of the OpenAI LLM, which is customized for search and performs better in that area than ChatGPT at the time of writing.

Following are some of the key features of Bing AI.

  • Efficient search – Search will give you more relevant results.
  • Complete and meaningful answers – Bing will give you more accurate answers to your queries.
  • Interactive chat – Interactive chat will help you to fine tune your queries to get a complete answer.
  • Content creating – New Bing and Edge can help you to create content.

DeepMind Sparrow

DeepMind is a British owned subsidiary of Alphabet, the parent company of Google. They are planning to release their chatbot ‘Sparrow’, which is in a private beta version at the moment, sometime in 2023. Sparrow is a dialogue agent designed to talk to users and respond back with safe and appropriate answers. Sparrow is still a research based and proof-of-concept model. The researchers at DeepMind are working on it to make it safe in the long run.

Character AI

Character AI is a different type of chatbot developed by ex-Google’s LaMDA developers. The speciality of this AI tool is to allow users to chat and role-play with anyone, which may be historical characters like Charlie Chaplin or William Shakespeare, or fictional movie stars. Character AI product is still in beta, but is another example of how LLM AI models can bring value in a unique way.

Amazon Codewhisperer

Amazon Codewhisperer is an AI tool, specially designed for developers. It uses NLP and ML algorithms to check the code, identify the issues, and respond back with a detailed analysis. It helps developers to improve productivity by generating code recommendations. This powerful tool is available free of cost to developers at the time of writing.


From the above discussion, we can conclude that generative AI tools are going to disrupt many aspects of human life. At this point of time, ChatGPT is the most popular AI chatbot. But, the competitors are also coming up with new unique features and initiatives. Some chatbots are generic in nature and others are targeting specific uses cases. Although it is very difficult to predict the future of AI chatbots, it is likely that they will change our lives significantly in the near future.


Kaushik is a technical architect and software consultant, having over 23 years of experience in software analysis, development, architecture, design, testing and training industry. He has an interest in new technology and innovation areas. He focuses on web architecture, web technologies, Java/J2EE, open source, WebRTC, big data and semantic technologies. He has demonstrated his expertise in requirement analysis, architecture design & implementation, technical use case preparation, and software development. His experience has spanned different domains like insurance, banking, airlines, shipping, document management and product development, etc. He has worked with a wide variety of technologies starting from mainframe (IBM S/390),…