Claude 3.5 Sonnet

Two hours after Claude 3.5 Sonnet was released, it became available on Toggle it on in the model garden and try it out yourself!

A little about the new model. First off, Claude 3.5 Sonnet can handle both text and images. It's also Anthropic's top-performing model to date, outshining the previous Claude 3 Sonnet and Claude 3 Opus in various AI benchmarks (see image).

One area where Claude 3.5 Sonnet does seem to excel is in speed. Anthropic claims it's about twice as fast as Claude 3 Opus, which could be a game-changer for developers building apps that need quick responses, like customer service chatbots.

The model's vision capabilities have also seen a significant boost. It's better at interpreting charts, graphs, and even reading text from less-than-perfect images. This could open up some interesting possibilities for real-world applications.

However, it's worth noting that Claude 3.5 Sonnet still has the same context window of 200,000 tokens as its predecessor. While this is a decent amount (about 150,000 words), it's not a step up from what we've seen before.