It seems like everyone and their mother wants to take down Amazon. Understandably for, after all, since the company’s personal assistant has by far surpassed Apple’s Siri in order to become the most widely used personal assistant on the market right now. The newest challenger, and the one that’s most likely to succeed, is by far Lenovo’s Smart Assistant — itself an Alexa-powered base station which was shown off prominently at last week’s CES.
Equipped with a 360-degree, far-field microphone, this Lenovo’s new personal assistant can help you do anything from turn off your lights, order pizzas, order an Uber, and shop online with nothing more than your voice. If you’re the partying type, you’ll also be happy to know that it has a 5W tweeter and 10W woofer for music and, if you’re the hard partying type, you can also purchase an all-black Harmon Kardon-powered edition with a larger sound cavity for the best performance you can find on an Echo-like device. More below.