First Look At Snapchat’s Spectacles.


As the world moves along with the latest technologies in the market, some of the wearables or smart glasses, like Google’s Google Glass, Sony’s Smart Eye Glass, and others like K-Glass and Cast-AR Glass have gained quite a lot of publicity.

One of the most popular social media chat applications, known as Snapchat,  has come up with its own product called Snap’s Spectacles.The company, formerly known for its chat application called Snapchat, has now become, which is popular for its camera.


  • Snap's Spectacles can capture a 10 second video clip stored into its memory.

  • Its camera covers a 115 degree wide angle and it's available in three different color variants - black, coral, and teal.

  • It is available in the market for $130 and can be purchased from its vending machine.

  • Snap’s Spectacles have two yellow circles on the front side of the spectacles. The left corner is for starting the 10 second video clip and the right corner is the lens for capturing the video.

  • Once the 10 second video completes, it automatically stops. If we want to capture more videos, we can tap again on the left side.

  • The longest video which we can capture is for 30 seconds. Snap’s Spectacles are capable of capturing 100 (10 second) video clips per charge and the charging of the spectacles lasts about a day.

    • If the battery is low, then one of the LED lights blinks or flashes three times.

    • If the storage is full, then its 5 LED lights flash three times.

    • If there is any software update, then two LED lights blink three times.

  • The product comes with a USB Cable, Charging Case, and a cleaning cloth.

  • The glasses can only be charged  after the spectacles are replaced inside the case after usage.

  • It is compatible with Android and iOS devices.

  • Once the 10-second video is captured, we can manually transfer the video clip to an Android device through Wi-Fi. But, in the case of iOS, it will transfer the clip automatically if connected via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi, whichever is used for the connection.