Snapchat to introduce ‘Friends and Family’ subscription plan? Check what this report suggests

A recent report suggests that Snapchat has been testing a new update that might introduce a new subscription plan that will include Friends and Family.

| Updated on: Nov 14 2023, 12:10 IST
Now, you can Snapchat from the SKY! Check out Snapchat Pixy drone
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1/5 Developers at Snap Inc call Pixy a camera and while this is true, Pixy drone also has all the regular features of a consumer drone. Weighing just 101 grams, Snap claims the drone’s battery can last anywhere between 6 to 8 flights. (Snap Inc.)
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2/5 According to Tech Radar, the Pixy drone can reach a maximum height of 30 ft. which can be pre-determined. The drone moves along four preset paths that are stored in its memory, keeping the camera focused on you. (Snap Inc.)
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3/5 Although not the most technologically advanced, the Pixy drone is made for Snapchat enthusiasts. It works similar to Snap Spectacles and transmits photos and videos to Memories wirelessly. In terms of specs, Pixy has a 20MP sensor that shoots 12MP images and videos of 2.7k at 30 fps. (Snap Inc.)
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4/5 However, one shortcoming is that you cannot control the drone via your phone and you cannot see the captured images or videos until they have been transmitted to your device. Snap told TechRadar, and you can export your photos and videos to platforms other than Snapchat. (Pixabay)
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5/5 Snap also said that Pixy has a second camera and a sensor on the bottom that detects your hand for landing. It uses the camera on the front to take photos and video, but also to identify your face and body so it can track them for the photos and videos. (Snap Inc.)
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With this new update, Snapchat users will be able to share their subscription plans with their friends and family. (Pixabay)

Snapchat has established a massive global fan base since the day it was launched in 2011. Snapchat has evolved with various exciting filters and updates over the years. Among others, its most interesting Chat disappearing feature has fascinated its users. Well, Snapchat also has its own subscription extension known as Snapchat Plus and with this subscription, you can use the most exciting features of Snapchat. Recently, a report suggests that Snapchat is planning to introduce a “Friends & Family Plan”. Read here to know all about it.

Snapchat 'Friends & Family Plan'

According to a recent report by Android Authority, Snapchat might introduce a family subscription plan. The report suggests that this new update can be an extended version of Snapchat Plus. The report suggests that the strings from the recent Beta version of Snapchat indicate that the social networking platform is working on a new 'Friends & Family Plan.' This update will let users share their subscription plan with others which will include both their friends and family. Users will also be able to remove or add friends according to their choice.

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The report also mentions an indication of the Snapchat Plus Annual Plan. It is speculated that you can get a discount if you pay for a whole year in one go. The exact pricing of the annual plan is not fully clear yet. However, it is assumed that the cost may be higher than the individual plan but it will cost much less if friends and family are buying individual subscriptions. It has not been revealed yet exactly how many members will be able to use the “Friends & Family Plan.”

Currently, Snapchat Plus costs $3.99 per month for the US subscribers. Users can also buy the subscription for $21.99 for six months and $39.99 for a year. Please note that the price of the subscription differs in other regions.

Snapchat has not released any official information regarding this subscription. All these speculations are based on the observations from the current beta version of Snapchat. Needless to say, Snapchat users will certainly be thrilled if the company rolls out this new upgrade soon.

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First Published Date: 14 Nov, 11:53 IST