Snapchat has finally unveiled its first hardware product, Snapchat Spectacles, a special set of sunglasses that lets you record 10 seconds long videos and synchronize them with the app. This revolutionary product is expected to arrive in the market anytime soon. However, the rumors and reports have started circling already. There are a lot of speculations being made about how the gadget will work. Here in this review, we’ll dig more details about the gadget. Let’s get started:
Every you need to know about Snapchat Spectacles
For those who don’t know, Snapchat Spectacles are connected sunglasses that record video snippets and save them to your Snapchat Memories. Later on, you can share these videos with your friends.
While most of you might be thinking that Snapchat Spectacles are Snapchat’s own version of Google Glass, let me clear you that this is not the truth. Unlike Google Glass that had a display, Spectacles features a camera. It only stores videos and synchronizes them to Snapchat memories. Nothing else!
The gadget’s camera has an 115-degree lens, which is quite accurate for close shots. It can record all videos perfectly and synchronize them on the app, from where you can edit, synchronize and manage them.
Snapchat Spectacles has a decent battery life. According to Snapchat, the gadget can typically last for a day. The outward-facing light indicates the battery, double tap it and you’ll get to know how much battery you’ve left.
The gadget is expected to come with a charging case and a cable. As per the company claims, a fully charged case can recharge your device up to four times.
You can play the recorded videos in either landscape or portrait mode on your phone.
How to use Spectacles?
Using the gadget us very simple! To record a video, you just need to:
- Tap the button on the top left-hand corner of the sunglasses
The recording will automatically pause after 10-seconds. However, if you want an additional record time, you can tap the button again.
The longest time you can record a video is 30-seconds.
Price and other information
Compared to other smart glasses, Snapchat spectacles will come at nobler price ranger. The gadget will cost you $130. It will come in a standard size and will be available in three color options: black, teal, and coral.
Also, if reports are to be believed, the company will be producing the device in limited numbers.
This is all we know about Snapchat Spectacles till now. If we come across any other details about the gadget, we’ll definitely let you know. Till then, stay tuned for more updates!