How to Snag a Pair of Snapchat Spectacles Online

Editors' Note: This story has been updated now that Spectacles are available for sale online.

Perhaps when you first heard about Spectacles, the video-capturing eyewear from Snapchat, you couldn't get your hands on the hard-to-find $129 glasses. Well, Spectacles are now available for sale online, so you don't need to keep refreshing Spectacles.com to track the next elusive pop-up shop.

The company — which recently changed its name to Snap — didn't offer its $129 glasses through traditional outlets like stores or online retailers. Rather, you needed to find a vending machine that's called a Snapbot.

To do, you had to open to the Spectacles home page and click the Find A Bot link, which used to direct you to a map showing you where Spectacles-dispensing Snapbots can be found, or a countdown of the time until their next location was revealed. Now, when you click Find A Bot, the site simply presents its Spectacles purchase page, where you can decide whether you prefer black, coral or teal.

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Snap took the wraps off Spectacles back in September. The glasses come equipped with a camera attached to the lens, which you tap to start recording 10-second bursts of video. A light attached to the other lens shows people that you're recording.

The finished video appears in a circular frame — the idea is that Spectacles videos recreate the perspective had when capturing the moment. You can video to the Snapchat app using Wi-Fi or Bluetooth. Spectacles come with their own case which doubles as a charger.

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