Apple gradually has an increasing number AirTagsdespite not being paid much attention to it, according to Apple analyst Ming Chi Kuo’

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In a tweet, Kuo explained that he believes Apple will ship about 20 million AirTag item trackers by 2021, rising to 35 million by 2022:

He added that if the trend continues and AirTag shipments continue to grow, Apple is more likely to develop a second-generation version of the device. It’s unclear what an improved AirTag could offer, but early rumors and patent applications related to the device suggested it could be rechargeable instead of a disposable CR2032 battery, have motion detection for AR and VR, or even provide proximity-based experiences for commercial settings.

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