Google Glass tech specs officially announced

Written by Tushar. Posted in News

Google Glass is among the hot favorite topic to discuss in technology area. Now Google has officially announced the tech specs of Google Glass. The tech specs release came just after the release of API.

Google Glass

What is Google Glass ?

Google Glass is new project which is basically a wearable computer. It displays information just like smartphone. The device can be wore just like a pair of eyeglasses.

Google Glass acts like a second screen for your smartphone. User can control everything with voice commands and can remain hand free without the need to take out smartphone.

Google Glass tech specs

Fit

  • Adjustable nosepads and durable frame fits any face.
  • Extra nosepads in two sizes.

Display

High resolution display is the equivalent of a 25 inch high definition screen from eight feet away.

Camera

  • Photos – 5 MP
  • Videos – 720p

Audio

  • Bone Conduction Transducer

Connectivity

  • Wifi – 802.11b/g
  • Bluetooth

Storage

  • 12 GB of usable memory, synced with Google cloud storage. 16 GB Flash total.

Battery

One full day of typical use. Some features, like Hangouts and video recording, are more battery intensive.

Charger

  • Included Micro USB cable and charger.

While there are thousands of Micro USB chargers out there, Glass is designed and tested with the included charger in mind. Use it and preserve long and prosperous Glass use.

Compatibility

  • Any Bluetooth-capable phone.
  • The MyGlass companion app requires Android 4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich) or higher. MyGlass enables GPS and SMS messaging.

Now we can expect more specs in future like the processor type and speed and the Android version the device is running on. Looking from the above specs the notable things to consider are the display, which Google says will be 25 inch HD from 8 feet away. The display is important since Glass experience cannot be taken positive without having a good display.

One more thing to notice is the battery life. As we all know that android devices are power hungry, but Google Glass will have one full day of power in typical use.

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