Lenovo has today announced Smart Clock Essential with Alexa Built-in, in India. Lenovo Smart Clock Essential with Alexa Built-in comes in Clay Red and Misty Blue color options and is priced at INR 4,999. It will go on sale on 15th June 2022 across Lenovo.com, Amazon.in, and will be later available in Lenovo offline retail channels.
The Smart Clock Essential comes in an elegant and timeless soft-touch fabric designed to blend into and compliment any space at home be it the bedroom, kitchen, or study. It has a 4” LED display to know time, weather, humidity, and the temperature update outside. It comes with Alexa Built-in to enable users to set timers, alarms, reminders and add items to their Amazon shopping cart with simple voice commands.
The latest Smart Clock Essential from Lenovo is equivalent to a smart speaker with an LED display. Users can stream songs from Amazon Music, Gaana, JioSaavn, Spotify, and others and also listen to audiobooks and podcasts with a clear and crisp sound quality courtesy its 3W front-firing speakers. You can add your Smart Clock Essential to a speaker group to play media across multiple devices and rooms. You can also make hands-free Alexa-to-Alexa calls to your contacts who have similar devices with Alexa Built-in.
The Smart Clock Essential has the auto-dim display feature and can be adjusted to adapt to the requirement of the user while still displaying the time. With soft, clicky buttons at the top, users can still control the Smart Clock Essential without having to use their voice. Also, to ensure privacy, the Smart Clock Essential comes a mic mute toggle that electrically disconnects the microphones.
Smart Clock Essential now enables users to easily control all compatible smart home appliances that come with a ‘Works with Alexa’ badge with just their voice. From lights, plugs, ACs, locks to TVs and fans, you can control all your electronic devices by giving voice commands. Users can also set up a one-to-all intercom system in their house by adding multiple Lenovo Smart Clock Essential with Alexa Built-in. Once connected to the same WiFi network, all it will take is a press of a button to broadcast messages to other Smart Clocks making it an ideal feature to check on the kids or giving a “DND” notice to the family members in the event of an online meeting/class.
The Smart Clock Essential is powered by Amlogic A113X processor which is paired with 4 GB (RAM) + 4 GB (Flash) ROM. It supports Bluetoots 5.1.
Commenting on the launch, Pankaj Harjai, Director – Tablets and Smart Devices, Lenovo India said “Keeping in mind the demand for multipurpose devices for upgrading homes in a smarter way, we are excited to announce a smart clock that adds a great deal of value to one’s living space in more ways than one. With built-in Alexa in the latest Smart Clock Essential, we have a stylish looking digital clock that not just displays time and weather but also plays the role of a smart speaker, productivity enhancer, voice assistant, intercom, smart appliance controller and so much more.”