over (if you live in the U.S.).
Snapchat Spectacles can finally be purchased online.
Until today, the
glasses were only available from a popup store in New York
City, or from bright yellow vending machines that popped up
randomly in different cities for just 24 hours. Now anyone in
the U.S. can get their hands on a pair through the new
Priced at $130, Spectacles let you record 10-second video snaps
that are wirelessly uploaded to the Memories section of
the Snapchat app on your smartphone. You can then send those
snaps to friends, or add them to your Story for everyone to
announced its Spectacles unexpectedly last fall, and they
became an instant hit. Fans formed long lines wherever the
glasses were available, and units were sold online for
thousands of dollars to those who were unable to obtain them.
now died down somewhat, so Snap is making Spectacles more
widely available. Although it is closing its popup store in New
York City, the yellow vending machines will continue to appear,
and Spectacles will be
available to purchase online from today.
fans in the U.S. will be able to get their hands on them for
now, and they’ll need to wait four to six weeks for delivery.
Spectacles are available in red, black, and green, and their
$130 price tag includes a charging case and cable.