May 3, 2021
Jeff Thompson goes through the set up process on a couple of AirTags using his iPhone. The process is nearly automatic and in no time you won’t be losing a thing. Kind of.
If you have an iPhone 11 or 12 running iOS 14.5, you are good to go. Although, the iPhone SE, released in 2020, does not sport the A1 Nero Chip Near Field Communication (NFC) is not part of the SE features.
You can find AirTags on the Apple Store and a handful of accessories to hold your tag as the AirTags themself do not have a hole or tab for securing to your keys or handle. With the AirTags coming in at $29 apiece and a pack of 4 going for $99, it is not too surprising that the keyring sells for $35 from Apple while the growing list of 3rd party vendors keeps growing.
With the battery being replaceable, and the precision Finding feature in the NFC equipped iPhones, the AirTag experience is all that I expected and maybe a bit more.
For more information about the AirTag, Check out the AirTag page on Apple.
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