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Snapchat Spectacles on sale in NYC

A line formed outside Snapchat's 59th street Spectacles' store, where people were able to purchase their glasses one at a time through a large yellow vending machine.

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Take a first person look at Spectacles
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Take a first person look at Spectacles

These sunglasses with an incorporated video camera are a whole lot of fun, as long as you're a Snapchat user. This is what they're like to use and how they work.

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Snapchat Spectacles on sale in New York City

Our own Alfred Ng waited in line for hours to get these Spectacles.

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Snapchat Spectacles on sale in New York City

If you're looking for the purchase location in New York you can't miss it-- this giant banner across from Apple's flagship store will stand out.

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Snapchat Spectacles on sale in New York City

Would be customers lined up outside hoping to get in despite the fact that security guards warned them that no more people would be allowed in today.

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Snapchat Spectacles on sale in New York City

It was a fairly large line, too.

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Snapchat Spectacles on sale in New York City

The line inside was moving at a snails pace.

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Snapchat Spectacles on sale in New York City

Once inside you'd join another long line, but at least you'd be inside where it was warm.

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Snapchat Spectacles on sale in New York City

This vending machine serves one person at a time.

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Snapchat Spectacles on sale in New York City

Destiny Bermudez was waiting for her chance to purchse Spectacles since 7:45 am.

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Snapchat Spectacles on sale in New York City

Our own Alfred Ng has bought two pairs-- one for CNET to check out, and one for himself!

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Snapchat Spectacles on sale in New York City

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Snapchat Spectacles on sale in New York City

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Snapchat Spectacles on sale in New York City

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