Microsoft Azure OpenAI service

Last week, OpenAI announced the availability of GPT-4, its next generation large language model that offers several improvements over the last gen GPT-3.5. Until today, Azure OpenAI Service only had OpenAI’s GPT-3.5 model. Microsoft today announced the availability of GPT-4 in preview in Azure OpenAI Service. Customers can apply for GPT-4 model starting today and the billing for GPT-4 usage begins April 1, 2023.

today’s announcement allows businesses to take advantage of the same underlying advanced models to build their own applications leveraging Azure OpenAI Service.

GPT-4 model on Azure OpenAI Service will cost the following:

8k context$0.03 per 1,000 tokens$0.06 per 1,000 tokens
32k context$0.06 per 1,000 tokens$0.12 per 1,000 tokens


OpenAI also offers GPT-4 model for developers. But Azure OpenAI Service offers Azure AI-optimized infrastructure, enterprise-readiness, compliance, data security, and privacy controls, along with many integrations with other Azure services.

You can apply for GPT-4 model by using the below link.