Japanese news site Macotakara is reporting that Apple will launch its long-awaited and rumored Tile competitor, “AirTags” at its online event in the 2nd half of October of this year. The site reports that the initial launch of the product was aimed for March with the release of the low-end iPhone SE, however COVID19 pushed Apple to delay it.
According to Chinese supplier information, Apple seems to be preparing to announce the loss prevention tag “Air Tag” at the online event of iPhone 12 series and Apple Watch Series 6 scheduled to be held in the latter half of October 2020. I am.
Initially, it was supposed to be announced around the same time as the iPhone SE (2nd generation), but it seems that it was delayed due to some circumstances.
The site, which has a 67.4% accuracy rating according to Appletrack.org also reports that the tracker will be compatible with the new App Clips feature in iOS 14. Details over how the integration may work are not provided, however, it may be able to offer geofencing or other means of tracking to AirTags via App Clips. Apple has long been rumored to be working on a Tile competitor. Earlier this year Apple accidentally confirmed its name via an Apple Support YouTube video.