Ray-Ban/MetaWayfarer and Headliner, second generation connected glasses

Ray-Ban launches its second generation of connected glasses in collaboration with Meta.

In 2021 Meta (which was then called Facebook) launched its first pair of connected glasses in collaboration with Ray-Ban. An association which has apparently had its small success since the second generation arrives this October, significantly improved compared to the original model.

Ray-Ban/Meta Wayfarer and Headliner smart glasses, main specifications

Two designs are available -Wayfarer and Headliner- with around twenty colors and lenses, for around 150 different appearance combinations. Water resistant (IPX4), these glasses are equipped with a new Qualcomm processor, accompanied by 32 GB of storage, eight times more than before. Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.3 compatible, the glasses are now equipped with a better 12 Mpxls camera, with a magnifier visible when you are filming, to limit privacy issues. Also note the ability to do live streaming. Note in passing a set of five microphones for voice commands and phone calls, as well as new speakers offering 50% more volume and twice as powerful bass. Battery life is 4 hours, and eight additional charges are contained in the charging case, which also doubles as a glasses case.

Available from October 17 Indicative price: €329 (additional charge for prescription or polarized lenses).