Tencent, China’s biggest tech company, has made its own pair of video-recording sunglasses this week that bear a slight resemblance to Snap’s Spectacles. The Weishi smart glasses have a camera on the front, like Spectacles, so you can record video.
Snap’s Spectacles haven’t exactly done well in sales — the first generation lost the company nearly $40 million in unsold pairs. Unlike the first generation Spectacles, the Weishi glasses don’t highlight the camera with an ugly yellow ring. Instead, they’re all black, with a subtle cat eye, more like the second generation of Spectacles.
Currently, Tencent remains Snap’s largest investor
Tencent’s Weishi glasses, which mean “micro shows” in Mandarin, have the same name as the company’s…