AirTag is said to be Apple’s Tile-like tracker for locating and keeping a tab on items such as wallets, keys, and more. For Apple, it is the new product category building on its Find My network.
Features of AirTag –
- Apple ID – Most users will want to track their keys, backpack, and wallet. According to Apple’s Kaiann Drance, the maximum number of AirTags that can be connected to a single Apple ID is 16.
- Sharing AirTags – Users may sometimes want to share the car keys with family and friends which happens to have an AirTags attached. 1st it would alert the users that there is an unknown tracking device is on them. According to Apple, it can be prevented through family sharing. According to Kaiann Drance, if the AirTags are shared with an Apple ID within Family Sharing, a safety alert can be disabled by the owner to prevent the iPhone of the family as unwanted tracking.
- Battery and design – AirTags has a lightweight design. They are user-replaceable batteries and water resistance. According to Apple AirTags are rated for IP67 water and dust resistance. The cover of the battery is removable. The battery inside is a CR2032. A replaceable coin cell battery is there that can last up to 1 year as per Apple. It doesn’t have a light or screen that makes it difficult to understand if the battery is low and needs replacing. Once the battery becomes low iPhone will start indicating users. It is still not clear after which level of the battery the alert will be shown.
- Precision tracking – A U1 chip is there in each AirTags, which enables precision tracking features.
- Accessibility features – To integrate into iOS accessibility features AirTags is designed.
- Price and Availability – A single AirTag will cost $29 and a pack of four for $99. AirTags can be personalized with engravings and emojis as well. On 23.April.2021 AirTags can be preordered and shipping will begin On 30 April.2021.