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Claude 3 Model Family - A New Standard for Intelligence

The Claude 3 models have been announced, setting new industry benchmarks across a wide range of cognitive tasks. This family includes three state-of-the-art models in ascending order of capability: Claude 3 Haiku, Claude 3 Sonnet, and Claude 3 Opus. Each successive model offers increasingly powerful performance, allowing users to select the optimal balance of intelligence, speed, and cost for their specific application.

Key Features

  1. Sophisticated Vision Capabilities: The Claude 3 models possess sophisticated vision capabilities on par with other leading models. They can process a wide range of visual formats, including photos, charts, graphs, and technical diagrams.
  2. Increased Capabilities: All Claude 3 models show increased capabilities in analysis and forecasting, nuanced content creation, code generation, and conversing in non-English languages like Spanish, Japanese, and French.
  3. Near-Human Levels of Comprehension: The Opus model, the most intelligent of the three, outperforms its peers on most common evaluation benchmarks for AI systems, including undergraduate level expert knowledge (MMLU), graduate level expert reasoning (GPQA), basic mathematics (GSM8K), and more. It exhibits near-human levels of comprehension and fluency on complex tasks, leading the frontier of general intelligence.
  4. Fewer Refusals: The Claude 3 models have been developed to be as trustworthy as they are capable. Several dedicated teams track and mitigate potential issues, ensuring fewer refusals and more reliable performance.

Comparison to Peers

The Claude 3 models have been compared to those of their peers on multiple benchmarks of capability. The results show that the Claude 3 models outperform their peers in various tasks, including undergraduate level expert knowledge, graduate level expert reasoning, basic mathematics, and more.


The Claude 3 models are now available to use in and the Claude API, which is generally available in 159 countries. The Haiku model will be available soon.


The Claude 3 family of models represents a significant advancement in AI capabilities, offering sophisticated vision capabilities, increased capabilities in various tasks, and near-human levels of comprehension. With their trustworthiness and reliability, these models are poised to revolutionize various industries and applications.

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