You can now buy Snapchat Spectacles online

You can now buy Snapchat Spectacles online


Snapchat is taking TV serious.
The wait is over (if you live in the U.S.).
Photo: Snap

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 Spectacles store.

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 enjoy.

Snap Inc. 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.

Demand has 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.

Only 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.

Via: Business Insider


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