The Lenovo Smart Clock line of devices are some of the smallest, most affordable smart displays powered by Google Assistant. Now the company has introduced a new Lenovo Smart Clock 2 that has a 4 inch touchscreen display, 3W front-firing speakers, and a wireless charging dock that lets you power the display and recharge your phone, smartwatch, or other gadgets with a single USB cable.

That could come in handy if you’re planning to put the Smart Clock on your nightstand. But if you’d rather save space you can also plug a power cable right into the clock itself. The Smart Clock 2 was announced in June, and it’s now available for $90 from stores including Best Buy and Home Depot.

For the most part, the new Smart Clock 2’s specs are similar to those for the first-gen model. Both feature MediaTek MT8167S processors,1GB of RAM, 8GB of storage, 4 inch IPS LCD displays, and dual-band WiFi. Both also have soft touch fabric covering their bodies.

But Lenovo says the Smart Clock 2’s new shape allows for better sound thanks to forward-facing speakers. And there’s no longer a USB-A port on the back that you can use to supply power to your phone or other gadgets.

Instead, the Smart Clock 2 comes with a wireless charging dock, which is basically a flat charging pad with pogo pins on one side that connect to the bottom of the Smart Clock, and a + symbol on the other that gives you an idea of where to place your gadgets for wireless charging. Lenovo says the charging pad can deliver 5 watts, 7.5 watts, or 10 watts of power.

It also has a USB-A port, so you can plug gadgets into the charging base for wired charging.

The Smart Clock 2 comes in a choice of blue, grey, or black color options.

This article was originally published June 28, 2021 and last updated September 8, 2021. 

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6 replies on “Lenovo Smart Clock 2 with Google Assistant coming in September for $90 (wireless charging dock included)”

  1. An incredibly fast mediatek chip and 1GB RAM runs the show in this clock, as it has got solid features.

  2. i dreaming about mycroft on linux on this device
    open source no sending my priv data

  3. My Lenovo tablet came with apps that are not able to be removed/disabled. I suspect that information collection is how they keep the hardware cost low. I would not be surprised if motion and ambient temperature sensors are included but not advertised. With it plugged into the wall, it could be mining bitcoin and I would never know.

  4. I think I prefer the first one, it looked cute with its wedge shape which this one definitely does not.

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