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Apple to launch AirTags Bluetooth tracking devices soon in two sizes

Apple to launch AirTags Bluetooth tracking devices soon in two sizes
The Siliconreview
22 October, 2020

Apple, in a recent statement, stated that it is planning to launch AirTags Bluetooth tracking devices soon that will be available in two sizes. According to a report, Apple's tags will use Ultra-Wide Band radio for extremely precise location-finding, to within inches. The AirTags would also use all iOS devices as passive trackers for lost items, significantly increasing the likelihood of a lost item being quickly located and reunited with its owner.

Apple's AirTags item tracker is also expected to be completely waterproof and uses similar magnetic wireless charging to that seen on the Apple Watch, the report mentioned. Evidence of AirTags was found in builds of iOS 13, and it appears the small item trackers and enables users to locate misplaced items. It will likely feature a removable CR2032 coin cell battery like the Tile Pro.

Based on a tag prototype, removing and replacing the battery will require unscrewing the back cover and performing a counterclockwise twisting motion. The new battery must be inserted with the plus sign facing up. The price's detail is not yet revealed, but Apple stated that it would be announcing the price and launch date very soon.