For Snap, the maker of the ephemeral messaging app Snapchat, it's preparing by making a new pair of sunglasses: Spectacles 3. The company debuted the first version of Spectacles in Back then, they came in "fun" colors like bright teal and were sold out of pop-up vending machines. Two years of reengineering led to the second iteration : better hardware, and also better design. No more candy colors, no silly yellow rings around the camera lens. With Spectacles 3, Snap continues this evolution. The new shades have steel frames and classic details, with upgraded tech too: two HD cameras for capturing footage with depth and dimension.
Instead, Snap is playing the long game.
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Right now, Snap lives on the phone. But in the future, the phone might give way to another platform.
Snap is betting that it will be eyewear—and in continuing to make its Spectacles, it's making sure it has a place in that future. First it was the app for sending nudes. Then it was more like WhatsApp, but with photos. Then it was for broadcasting and consuming the news.
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For experimenting with augmented reality. For turning yourself into a cartoon. For the most part, Snapchat's users have been along for the ride, joining in on the experimentation at every turn. It enjoyed enough user loyalty to take the company public in But since then, the hype seems to have cooled. In July, Snap's quarterly earnings report cited 13 million new users, many of them teenagers. Through it all, the desire to send nudes persists.
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