San Jose, California -One of the major complaints about Google Glass, the Silicon Valley tech giant’s latest innovation scheduled to hit the market soon, is its prohibitive price. Pre-orders of Google Glass cost a whopping $1,500 each.
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In a stunning announcement at an innovator conference at the Google campus in Mountain View this weekend, Google founder and CEO Larry Page unveiled a $5 version of Google Glass which was immediately cheered by millions of Americans now living at below the poverty level.
Page was, however, tight-lipped on the features of this new product and how it compares with the $1,500 edition. “Consumers will just have to find out for themselves,” Page said.
Here’s a photo of the new product unveiled Saturday: