The Google Glass Explorer Edition is now available on the Google Play Store for $1,500.

The posting of the Google Glass device on the company's largest store is the latest step in the long and slow rollout of the much-anticipated wearable technology device.

The device that is currently posted on the Google Play Store, however, is nowhere near the final version or price of the device.

The Explorer Edition is another term that Google uses for a "beta" version, so the device is currently only recommendable to developers that would want to begin creating apps for the Glass in advance of its formal public release. 

The price of the Google Glass at $1,500 is also not the final price of the product, and will likely become much lower once the device is ready to be sold to the general public.

The Play Store page for the Google Glass also includes device accessories such as sunglasses and shades, prescription frames, and custom earpieces. 

The device comes in five colors, namely black, blue, red, brown and white.

Earlier in the year, Google Glass moved to a more open beta after stocks of the device were sold out during a sale that spanned 24 hours. 

"We learned a lot when we opened our site a few weeks ago, so we've decided to move to a more open beta. We're still in the Explorer Program while we continue to improve our hardware and software, but starting today anyone in the U.S. can buy the Glass Explorer Edition, as long as we have it on hand," said Google Glass in Google+ post on May 14.

Before the beta version was launched, Google Glass was first sold at the end of 2012, when 2,000 developers bought the device at $1,500 to begin creating apps. After that, 8,000 more developers were able to acquire the device, with more developers being added per day to the list of those who have access to the device through invitations from those that already have the Google Glass.

Since the first time that Google Glass had gone on sale, the price of the device has not changed from $1,500. The high price makes the device accessible to developers and technology companies that are looking to jump into the early development of app for Google Glass, but keeps away the general public from purchasing the Google Glass as it is still not yet ready for widespread distribution.

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