Lenovo was one of the first companies to partner with Google on Assistant Smart Display. Last year, it launched the non-original but much-loved smart Lenovo display in both 8 "and 10" variants and essentially won the product category over its competitors. Both JBL Link View and LG ThinQ View failed to impress us as much as even
Home Google Nest Hub was not a suitable replacement because of the lack of a video chat camera.  Now Lenovo is building on this success with a smaller 7 "smart display that looks like a perfect competitor to Nest Hub because yes, it has a camera.
Smart Lenovo Smart Display 7 is compact. The speaker is placed under the display for minimal footprint making it ideal for limited surfaces such as bedside tables, desks, occupied kitchen countertops or corridor shelves. Its exact dimensions are 1
As a side effect of this change in design, it seems that you cannot turn the device to portrait mode as you could with models from last year. This is one of my favorite features when making video calls at 8 "since I can see my parents and laws on the entire display instead of being crumpled to fit the landscape with black bars on both sides.  Other features include a 7-inch IPS touchscreen with a resolution of 1024 x 600, two 1.5 "5W stereo speakers with a passive radiator and a dual microphone.
In particular, compared to 8 "models from last year, the processor has been upgraded from 1.8GHz Qualcomm Home Hub platform to 1.5GHz MediaTek 8167S, Bluetooth has been upgraded to 5.0 instead of 4.2, but the camera resolution is down from 5MP
In addition, there is a switch to turn off the physical microphone and
Lenovo also says that the Smart Display 7 has an RGB sensor, but it is not clear what this is about, which could mean a proximity detector or it can be an ambient light sensor like the Nest Hub used to adjust the color and brightness of the display to match
Like all smart displays, this one has Google Assistant and can be used to ask questions, play music and videos, check your Google Photos and set them as a surround photo album, control your Smart Home and Video Chat People in Duo.
Smart Lenovo Smart Display 7 will only come in white and will be available in October 2019 for $ 130.