Lenovo’s upcoming Smart Frame — a 21.5-inch digital photo frame meant to hang on your wall — is getting an unusual release strategy: the company will sell it through an initial Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign for early adopters, with plans to offer the Smart Frame for up to 50 percent off of its planned $399 retail price.
The company says that the Indiegogo campaign isn’t due to delays on the product. (The Smart Frame is still set to ship in August.) Instead, it’s part of an effort to build a community of users who are specifically interested in the upcoming product and who can provide feedback on new ideas and features.
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