As we embark on a fresh journey into the new year, the widespread adoption and affection for Microsoft Copilot in both professional and personal spheres are truly heartening. At the core of our mission is the commitment to empower individuals and organizations worldwide, ensuring everyone can achieve more with Copilot, the ever-ready AI companion. Today, we’re celebrating a remarkable milestone, having facilitated over 5 billion chats and processed more than 5 billion images. The copilot momentum is undeniable, and as it gains traction, the invaluable feedback we receive guides us on the path of continuous improvement.
Copilot’s Evolution: Addressing Unique User Needs
In our pursuit of excellence, two critical insights have surfaced. First, there’s a group of Copilot enthusiasts—creators, researchers, programmers, and more—who crave swift access to our latest offerings. Second, our loyal Microsoft 365 customers are eager to integrate Copilot into their personal usage within the Microsoft 365 apps.
Copilot Pro: Elevating Your Creativity and Productivity
To cater to these distinct needs, we’re excited to introduce Copilot Pro, a premium subscription designed for individuals aiming to elevate their Copilot experience. Packed with advanced features, Copilot Pro is a game-changer for those seeking enhanced performance, productivity, and creativity.
What Copilot Pro offers:
- Unified AI Experience Across Devices: Copilot Pro seamlessly runs across your devices, understanding your context on the web, PC, apps, and soon on your phone, delivering the right skills at the right moment.
- Access to Copilot in Microsoft 365 Apps: Subscribers to Microsoft 365 Personal and Family can now leverage Copilot in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and OneNote on PC, Mac, and iPad.
- Priority Access to the Latest Models: Copilot Pro provides exclusive access to the latest models, starting with OpenAI’s GPT-4 Turbo. Experience faster performance during peak times, with the flexibility to toggle between models for optimized usage.
- Enhanced AI Image Creation: Enjoy boosted image creation with Image Creator from Designer, providing 100 boosts per day for faster, more detailed image quality, and support for landscape image formats.
- Build Your Own Copilot GPT: Soon, Copilot Pro users can craft their own Copilot GPT tailored to specific topics using the upcoming Copilot GPT Builder.
Expanding Copilot for Microsoft 365 to Businesses
While Copilot Pro caters to individuals, Copilot for Microsoft 365 stands as the optimal solution for organizations. After a successful rollout for enterprises, we’re thrilled to extend its availability to businesses of all sizes, starting today.
New Features for Microsoft 365:
- Available for Small Businesses: Copilot for Microsoft 365 is now generally available for small businesses with Microsoft 365 Business Premium and Business Standard, offering flexibility with seat purchases ranging from one to 299 seats at $30 per person per month.
- No Seat Minimum for Commercial Plans: We’re removing the 300-seat minimum for commercial plans, making Copilot accessible for Office 365 E3 and E5 customers without a Microsoft 365 license.
- Available Through Partners: Commercial customers can now purchase Copilot for Microsoft 365 through our extensive network of Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider partners.
- Extended Eligibility for Education: Last month, we expanded eligibility for Copilot for Microsoft 365 to education faculty and staff.
Introducing new Copilot features
As we broaden Copilot’s reach, we’re committed to offering a robust free experience while introducing exciting updates to enhance productivity and creativity.
The Latest Copilot Features:
- Copilot GPTs: Customize your Copilot experience with Copilot GPTs, focusing on specific topics like fitness, travel, cooking, and more.
- Copilot Mobile App: Available for Android and iOS, the Copilot mobile app lets you enjoy Copilot on the go, with queries and chats seamlessly transitioning between your phone and PC.
- Copilot in the Microsoft 365 Mobile App: Copilot is now integrated into the Microsoft 365 mobile app for Android and iOS, providing easy access and content export functionality.
With these announcements, we’re bringing Copilot to a broader audience, offering diverse options for individuals and businesses alike. Whether you’re diving into Copilot for free, enhancing your experience with Copilot Pro, or exploring Copilot for Microsoft 365 in your organization, there’s a tailored Copilot experience waiting for you. Visit copilot.microsoft.com to kickstart your Copilot journey today!