People are selling Snap's Spectacles for $5000

For now, vending machines are the only way to buy Spectacles.

@LanaJelic
Published Mon, Nov 14 2016 7:42 AM CST   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

In September, Snapchat or Snap Inc. how they are called now announced Spectacles - a pair of sunglasses with an integrated video camera. Snap said that the Spectacles would go on sale for $130.

People are selling Snap's Spectacles for $5000 | TweakTown.com

The first vending machine with Spectacles showed up near the company's headquarters in Venice Beach, California. People waited in line for hours to buy a pair of glasses with a built-in camera. The second vending machine popped up at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park in California.

For now, vending machines are the only way to buy Spectacles and Snap Inc. has a map on their website where you can locate the vending machines.

The Spectacles have proven to be very popular, so some decided to sell their pair on eBay for insane prices. At the time of writing this article, there are 32 results for Spectacles on eBay, 19 listed under 'Buy it now.' Out of 19 'Buy it now' offers for Spectacles, five users ask $5,000! One user set the price of Spectacles at $6,293.50 (really?!). The lowest price is $999.

It is yet unknown when Snap Inc. will start selling him online or at stores.

Lana has a passion for technology and science. She spends her time looking for the latest and most interesting technology and science news. Her passion is in gadgets, wearables, and other cool and interesting applications of technology or science. She also spends her free time gaming in MMOs like World of Warcraft. She has prior experience covering technology for publications and breaking news. If she’s not doing either, you might just find her exploring the metaverse in VR. Lana wants to expand TweakTown’s coverage of mobile, wearables and gadgets while also bringing her experience with science and general tech to TweakTown. Her area of coverage is around science, technology, smartphones, wearables, and general neat gadgets. She hopes to one day be able to drive around in her self-driving car while she schedules an appointment for a SpaceX trip to the moon on her smartwatch.

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