Snap’s second-generation Spectacles are more grown up — and more expensive


Snap today released the next generation of Spectacles, its wearable camera, with new features for taking photos and water resistance. The sunglasses, which have the same striking form as the first-generation model, have been slimmed down and now come in three jewel tones: onyx, ruby, and sapphire. They’re available to order starting today at Spectaclesfor $150 ($20 more). Although reviewers were generally impressed with their whimsical design, Snap made far more units than the 150,000 or so that it ultimately sold. The company wrote down nearly $40 million in merchandise, and laid off about a dozen people. People who bought Spectacles didn’t use them for very long. More Info


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