Why should I pay for ChatGPT when Bing is free?

ChatGPT Alternatives

One of the questions I get asked most frequently these days is why should I pay for ChatGPT when Bing is free. Is it better? The answer really depends on what you want the tool to do. Although both are powered by GPT-4, there are many differences between them.

I decided to write a blog post on this and came across The Neuron‘s blog post ChatGPT vs Bing Chat compares them side to side for research purposes and concludes:

ChatGPT outshines in-depth info and conversational research, while Bing Chat is your best bet for live, citation-backed data, particularly when you’re watching the budget.

Their illustration summarizes the key differences between ChatGPT and Bing Chat beautifully: