Spectacles vs Google Glasses: Why Snap Wins This Comparison
High-tech glasses have become the trend and could one day give us options to take real time pictures, send emails or even check in to social networks.
This is what recently happened as Snapchat, now Snap Inc., and Google launched futuristic eyewears which seem to take us into another dimension. Imagine sending an email or taking videos all day long through just one click. How cool can that be?
Both brands have already drawn over hundreds of comparisons. With Google glass recieving the most flak. Mainstream consumers find them too geeky for their tastes, Business Insider reported. Meanwhile, Snap's Spectacles garnered rave reviews over its weekend product launch.
Here are the reasons why you'll love Specs more than Glass.
Spectacles Look Trendier Than Google Glass
Spectacles may just look like an ordinary pair of glasses that can be bought in thrift shops for just $5 dollars, but they certainly look way better than Google Glass, which looks downright creepy (but not if you are special agent)
Spectacles look undeniably fun, fashionable and are available in three colors: coral, teal and black.
Specs Are Cheaper Than Glass
When Google launched Glass to the public last 2013, it did so with an expensive introduction. Sure, its $1,500 dollar eyewear can do much more than the Specs but their pricing and scarcity turned off buyers. Unlike Spectacles which is sold at only $129, Even Spiegel, Snapchat CEO gets straight to the point by making sure every consumer knows what they're buying and how to use it - take snaps, of course.
Glass is Complicated, Specs is Simple.
With Google glass, you can never tell if someone is taking pictures, recording videos, getting emails or navigating through Google Maps. Its confusing to know what the person wearing that creepy glass is doing. Spectacles, however, exactly lets you what they're doing. They are recording a video to be uploaded on Snap - with you on it!
Spectacles lets you know its recording when it lights up. Simply tap the button near the left camera and it records for 10 seconds. Additional taps get you more 10 seconds each, up to 30 seconds at a time.
Just like the usual eyewear, Specs keeps and charges its cameras through a colorful customized case intended for it while Glass uses the usual charger we use for our cellular phones.
There's no question why Snapchat's Spectacles beat Google Glasses. They're conventional, cheap, trendy and easy to use.
Google Pixel 2 Might Look Like This
DBS Designing created the new Google Pixel 2 concept, which has the mobile device wearing a design that is so significantly different from the original smartphone that you wouldn’t know it was a Pixel at all.
Google Pixel 2 vs iPhone 8 vs Galaxy Note 8: Specs Shootout
Three major companies are set to release three powerful smartphones this year - the Google Pixel 2, Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and Apple iPhone.
Pixel 2 XL Now Canceled; Google Preparing For A Much Bigger Smartphone
Google has moved from HTC to LG to manufacture this year’s new Pixels and the 5.7-inch LG G6 is only fractionally bigger and heavier than the 5.3-inch LG G5 and lighter and smaller than the 5.5-inch Pixel XL.
Google's Solar Roof Will Force You To Get One
The company’s “Project Sunroof” now shows you which of your neighbors have already put solar panels on their roof.
Google Pixel 2 Major Leak Takes On iPhone 8 And Galaxy S8
Google has decided that this year’s version of Android is significant enough to bump the version number up one full step. We might not know the candy nickname yet, but we can be sure that this is version 8.
MORE IN ITECHPOST
AMD’s Epyc Gives Intel A Real Competition
AMD introduced its new server processor, Epyc that boasts higher performance at lower prices than Intel chips.
'Tokyo Ghoul' Season 3 Delayed By Its Live-Action Movie? Ken Kenaki Returns With Another Identity?
"Tokyo Ghoul" season 3's release is delayed and there are countless speculations as to why it is being pushed back. Reports claim that the show is to give way to "One Punch Man" and "My Hero Acdemia" but new rumors say that it's lack of materials and storyline as well as its live-action movie are causing the delay.
For Honor: Ubisoft Rolls Out Significant Matchmaking Update
Interestingly, a new update has been brought to For Honor thanks to Ubisoft. Check it out here!