Lenovo has unveiled a new "smart" digital picture frame, but with a price tag of $399, is it worth it simply to display your images on the wall?
The new Smart Frame measures up at 21.5 inches. The company said in its announcement:
The all-new Lenovo Smart Frame is designed to unearth your favorite moments and rediscover that perfect shot of the sunrise you took on your travels many years ago.
It has been designed so that images appear closer to physical artwork, seemingly easier on the eyes than a digital screen. This is achieved due to its matte finish and an in-built anti-glare layer.
What’s more, the color tone sensor installed within the frame shapes the screen’s brightness to fit the ambience of the room in which it resides. This helps to project the feel that it’s a physical print rather than a digital display.
The Smart Frame is easily rotated to ensure images can be viewed in both portrait or landscape position. Interacting with both photos and videos on the Smart Frame appears easy enough, with a simple hand gesture being all that is required to do so. Images can be scrolled through, footage can be played, and slideshows can be paused. Files are curated by AI, which can form collages.
August 2020 is when the units will start to ship, available in numerous materials and colors. Check out the video above for a short clip of the Smart Frame in action. So, is the price tag of $399 justified, and will you be buying?
All images courtesy Lenovo.