With the celebration of WWDC 2022 , many expect new releases of devices and accessories, but the main protagonist was the software with the arrival of iPadOS 16 and WatchOS 9 . However, new reports from specialists in the Cupertino brand mention that this year there could be news, more precisely around the apple airtag .
For those who don’t remember what Apple AirTags are about, they were small accessories that arrived in the second quarter of 2021 as an easy way to locate any target they are attached to. Although not much has been said about them since their premiere, the truth is that their commercial success is great and even promises growth for the current year, so Apple could be working on a second generation.
AirTag are a bestseller for Apple
Ming-Chi Kuo, perhaps one of Apple’s most renowned analysts and who from time to time anticipates the plans of the American giant, has posted on his Twitter profile that not only have these devices been very well received by the public since their launch without the fact that in one year the sales numbers have practically doubled.
“The AirTag, which hasn’t received much attention, has gradually grown in sales since its launch. AirTag sales estimates reach around 20 million and 35 million units in 2021 and 2022, respectively. If AirTag sales continue to grow, I think Apple will develop a second generation.”
In the months after their arrival, some firmware updates have been released designed to improve their performance , such is the case of increasing the sound volume or with more speed when they are searched for or even improving security standards so that they are not used. for tracking people, but it is clear that a limit has been reached that would need a new model to include more features.
At the moment there are no details about what could be found in a second Apple AirTag, but the public’s ideas are focused on better built-in speakers or a flatter design that makes it easier to place them on other types of objects or accessories. What would you like to see as a novelty in a second generation?
Via / Apple Insider