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These smart glasses will allow you to watch YouTube videos

In the technological “supermarket”, the gondola smart glasses has more and more proposals. A few weeks ago Facebook presented its proposal in the segment in the hands of the company Ray-Ban, and in addition to the Spectacles of Snap Inc., it is expected that in the future Apple will also join the sector.

Meanwhile, the Chinese company Nreal just released his glasses with augmented reality. The most striking thing about the product is that it provides access to diffusion and mobile games.

Baptized “Air“, are smart glasses require a connection to the phone and look like sunglasses, a plus for a category of products which, according to the google glass failureare aware that they should avoid designs that turn the user into cyborg. Weighing 77 grams, it is capable of project a virtual screen up to 201 inches.

Nreal Air: Wearable Device Details

The glasses from the Chinese manufacturer offer a field of view of 46 degrees, with a high color density and a refresh rate of 90 Hz. The manufacturer said that it expected users to use this device, for example , to watch videos.

“People will use Nreal Air just to watch shows on YouTube or stream content on local streaming platforms… Another group of users will use it for development,” a spokesperson for the company said. company at The Verge.

Air versus light

About a year ago, Nreal launched the Light glasses. On occasion, the company had to face accusations of plagiarism of Magic Leap, a company that targeted the founder of Nreal for stealing trade secrets.

After this lawsuit, the Chinese company already has two models of smart glasses in its catalog. Compared to Light, Air glasses are lighter. Moreover, the novelty can also be paired with iPhone and iPad, unlike the previous product which was only compatible with Android devices.

The refresh rate is better: the older model has 60Hz. But unlike Light, Air doesn’t have motion tracking.

Price and availability

Nreal has announced that Air will debut in Asian markets (South Korea, China and Japan) in December this year. The product is expected to reach more countries in 2022although the manufacturer did not specify in which regions it plans to do so.

following EngadgetAir may be easier to find than Light, as the Chinese company recently raised $100 million to fund its international expansion.