Snap begins selling its camera-equipped sunglasses online

Forget hunting down one of the cute Snapbots to buy a pair of Snapchat's augmented reality glasses.
Written by Jason Cipriani, Contributing Writer

Ahead of its IPO, Snap is making its only hardware product widely available to the general public.

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As of Monday, Snap's Spectacles are available for purchase in the US through Spectacles.com.

Previously those interested in purchasing a pair of the camera-equipped sunglasses had two choices: Either visit the pop-up store in New York City, or track down one of the Snapbot vending machines randomly placed across the US for a few hours at a time.

Snap is the parent company of social media app Snapchat. With Spectacles, users can recored 10-second video clips and share the video with fellow Snapchat users or export the video to share elsewhere.

The $129 Spectacles are available in black, coral, and teal, with an expected ship date of two to four weeks, with a limit of six pairs per household.

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