Facebook’s Ray-Ban Stories ‘smart’ glasses launched. The Facebook’s Ray-Ban Stories is available in three designs and multiple colour options for frames. Customers will also have the option to select different kinds of lenses, depending on their needs.
Facebook’s Ray-Ban Stories price starts from $299 (roughly Rs. 22,000) to $379 (roughly Rs. 27,900).
The frames are offer in four colour options Black, Blue, Brown, and Green.
Facebook’s Ray-Ban Stories come with six options for lenses that include regular, polarised, and transition lenses.
Customer can select between Clear with Blue Light Filter, Brown, Dark Grey, Green, Polarised Dark Blue, Transitions Clear with Dark Green lenses.
Facebook x Ray-Ban smart glasses can be purchased online via Ray-Ban’s website and through select retail stores in Australia, Canada, Ireland, Italy, UK, and US.
India availability is yet to be announced.
Facebook’s Ray-Ban Stories smart glasses are equip with two 5-megapixel cameras that can capture images with 2,592×1,944 pixels resolution.
Facebook’s Ray-Ban Stories can also capture 30-second videos with 1,184×1,184 pixels resolution at 30fps (frames per second).
You can capture and store approximately 500 images and 35 videos of 30 seconds each.
The cameras are accompanied by an external-facing LED that will let others know when they are being captured.
The Facebook’s Ray-Ban Stories ‘Smart’ Glasses are power by an unspecified Snapdragon processor.
The Facebook’s Ray-Ban Stories ‘Smart’ Glasses also feature open-ear speakers that are mounted in each temple.
Facebook and Ray-Ban have also includes touch-sensitive controls that can control music playback, calls, and volume with single-tap, double-tap, and triple-tap gestures.
You can use the shutter button to capture images and record videos.
The Facebook’s Ray-Ban Stories ‘Smart’ Glasses come with three microphones for taking calls.
Users can pair their Facebook’s Ray-Ban Stories to their smartphones via Bluetooth v5 and they are compatible with smartphones running Android 8.0 or higher and iOS 13 or higher.
The smart glasses connect to a smartphone through the Facebook View app that acts as the “operating system and content sharing companion.”
The app allows users to import their data from the smart glasses and lets them create and edit content to be share to social media apps like Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Messenger, and many more.
Facebook’s Ray-Ban Stories ‘Smart’ Glasses are equip with dual-band Wi-Fi 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands.
The Facebook’s Ray-Ban Stories ‘Smart’ Glasses battery is charge with the included case and the smart glasses are charge through a special port in the hinge.
The Facebook’s Ray-Ban Stories ‘Smart’ Glasses comes with a USB Type-C cable is use to charge the carrying case.
Facebook’s Ray-Ban Stories come with Facebook Assistant voice assistant that will help users control various functions of the smart glasses hands-free.
Facebook also mentions that the use of Facebook Assistant is optional.
The Facebook’s Ray-Ban Stories ‘Smart’ Glasses voice assistant will keep a log of the commands given by a user, but the social media giant mentions that users can erase their log, turn off voice storage along with Facebook Assistant from settings.
Facebook has also create a website detailing the guidelines for appropriate usage of the Facebook’s Ray-Ban Stories ‘Smart’ Glasses.
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