AirTags Feature IP67 Water Resistance, User Replaceable Battery That Lasts a Year

At its jam-packed "Spring Loaded" event today, Apple finally announced its long-rumored item tracker, called AirTags. AirTags allow users to keep track of items such as their keys, bags, and more using the Find My network, and ultra-wideband technology.

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AirTags are small in design, and according to Apple, this small design means that it is water-resistant per the IP67 industry rating. An IP67 rating means that AirTags are water-resistant with a maximum depth of 1 meter up to 30 minutes. Despite this rating, Apple says the resistance may “decrease as a result of normal wear.”


As for battery life, Apple says that AirTags, thanks to their use of low-energy, and encrypted Bluetooth, feature more than a year of battery life. Once the battery does run out, it can easily be replaced since they use a CR2032 coin cell battery. Learn more about AirTags.

Top Rated Comments

bchery21 Avatar
39 months ago
User replaceable battery is very good, phew!
Score: 27 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Spock Avatar
39 months ago
A new Apple device that isn’t completely sealed shut! A miracle!
Score: 24 Votes (Like | Disagree)
_Spinn_ Avatar
39 months ago
Replaceable batteries and they last a year ?
Score: 18 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Bambalazs Avatar
39 months ago

i wonder if it will let you know that your batter is running 'low'?
It does, as Apple mentions this on the website.
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
alexandr Avatar
39 months ago
i wonder if it will let you know that your batter is running 'low'?
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
robotica Avatar
39 months ago
+1 for user replaceable battery’s. make these a must buy.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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