Lenovo Smart Assistant
Alexa may have started life on Amazon-made products, but it surely isn't staying there. Lenovo Smart Assistant is just one of the third-party products that come with Alexa onboard.
Why buy a Lenovo-made unit that looks nearly identical to the Echo? Lenovo claims its speaker is better.
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