Apple’s eagerly anticipated, location-tracking AirTags will come in two different sizes, claims reliable Apple leaker l0vetodream.
In a tweet sent out Tuesday, the leaker — who has a reliability score of 87.9 percent on the website AppleTrack — claimed that Apple will release AirTags in both large and small options. It’s not clear what the precise sizes would be or what, if anything, would be the different functionality between sizes.
— 有没有搞措 (@L0vetodream) October 20, 2020
L0vetodream also claims that they will be “coming soon.” This seems to back up a recent report from Jon Prosser, claiming that Apple has brought forward the launch of the AirTags from March 2021 to November 2020. This, Prosser suggested, came as Apple pushed back its AirPods Studios because they needed more work. If the pair are correct, this could suggest that the AirTags will debut at Apple’s rumored November event, along with new Apple Silicon Macs.
AirTags in different sizes
AirTags are Apple’s heavily rumored circular keychain attachment, similar to Tile. The idea is to help users find keys, wallets or whatever other item they pin them to. (Keychain will supposedly sold separately.) Rumors about the tracking tags began at least as far back as September 2019. People have been expecting them to arrive for months now, although they have remained obstinately MIA.
According to reports, they will use Apple’s ultra-wideband technology to accurately determine their location. This should make them far more location-accurate than rival Bluetooth-based trackers. Previous sounds discovered in iOS code gave an indication of how the AirTag-finding process will work.
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