Apple is scheduled to release a number of new products this year, and the first product round may be just a few weeks away. YouTuber Jon Prosser, who has a mixed record when it comes to reporting on Apple’s plans, claims that AirTags and brand new iPad Pro models will be announced next month, presumably via a virtual event.
Prosser, who runs the tech news program “Front Page Tech”, tweeted earlier today that AirTags is still in March and that he has not “heard of further delays this time.” However, this is not the first time online personality claims to have information about AirTags. In October, Prosser stated that AirTags “definitely” came to the November event, but it did not materialize, and the event was fully focused on Apple Silicon Macs. YouTuber also claimed that AirTags would be released along with iOS and iPadOS 14.3, which did not happen either.
Prosser has previously claimed March 2021 as a release month for AirTags, but it is worth noting that Apple usually does not hold events earlier than March, so his claim appears to be an educated guess. Finally, Prosser once stated that AirTags was “likely” to be released at Apple’s 2020 event in 2020, and that this too was not fulfilled.
In a follow-up tweet today, Prosser reiterated his earlier claim that updated iPad Pro models will be announced in March this year. It is rumored that new iPad professionals will be launched in some time, and analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has said that he expects a release in the first half of 2021, in line with Prosser’s March timeline. Once again, it is worth noting that Prosser previously claimed that new iPads would be released by the end of 2020, which did not happen.
Nevertheless, YouTuber has been the source of accurate Apple information in the past, including accurate reporting of the exact date and time of the launch of the second-generation iPhone SE in April and the updated 13-inch MacBook Pro in May, and he reported correctly. the release of an updated iMac in August minutes before it became official.
The most credible information to date about the launch of AirTags comes from Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who last month stated that AirTags is on track for a 2021 release, although the analyst stopped short to provide a more specific time frame.
Leaker L0vetodream, which boasts a reliable track record, has cryptically indicated that AirTags can come in small and large sizes. It is rumored that AirTags includes replaceable batteries and works directly in the Find My app on iOS, iPadOS and macOS.