Lenovo Smart Assistant
|Type||Smart voice-enabled wireless speaker|
|Release date||May 2017(U.S. release)|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi and Bluetooth|
|Weight||1.59 lb (0.72 kg)|
The Lenovo Smart Assistant is an Amazon Alexa enabled smart speaker developed by Lenovo. The device was announced at CES 2017 and will be released to the U.S. market in May 2017. A Harman Kardon version of the speaker was also announced at the event. The speaker uses the Alexa voice service, and can be controlled through the Alexa companion app. The inside of the device includes eight microphones, a W-Fi chip, Intel Celeron N3060 processor, and a large speaker. The device shell is white, with a gray, green or orange woven overlay over the speaker.
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