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Messaging app Snapchat launches sunglasses with a built-in camera

Messaging application firm Snapchat is making its first gadget –sunglasses with a built-in camera and the device is named Spectacles.  It will cost 130$ and will be available in store later this year.

The glasses can record up to 30 seconds of video clip at a time. During the announcement, Snapchat changed its name to Snap Inc.

In an interview, Mr Spiegel said that the footage taken of  the glasses was awesome and it was unbelievable.  On Saturday, Snap released limited details on how the device will work.

The company said that the camera can record clips in circular format which can be played in any orientation. The battery can last around a day. A light on the front of the device will specify to people nearby when it is recording.

Google sunglasses Vs Snap sunglasses

Google sunglasses

Google sunglasses

Snap sunglasses

Snap sunglasses


Similarly concept was made by Google few years ago. Google glass costs around 1500$ which is never close to normal consumers. Due to some reasons company stopped this project, but claimed that the concept was still going on.

Due to the low price and stylish look, it has chance to rock than Goolge glasses. According to the company, Snap is not their major product, but can take as a fun toy that will have limited supply.

Mr Spiegel told that it also depends upon how people liked it and the company is taking a slow approach to rolling them out.

 

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