Google’s Find My Device network has launched its first AirTag-style trackers for Android phones, bringing long-awaited functionality for users to locate lost items. Chipolo and Pebblebee offer tag and card-shaped trackers that leverage the network’s Bluetooth proximity data from millions of Android devices worldwide, enabling precise tracking through the Find My Device app. Users can locate their belongings on a map and trigger sounds or LED flashes if they’re nearby.

Chipolo’s One Point tracker ($28) for keys and Card Point tracker ($35) are splashproof and connect quickly to Android phones via Fast Pair. The first batch of Chipolo trackers sold out, with shipments for the next batch scheduled for June 10. Pebblebee’s Clip ($30) for keys, Card ($30) for wallets, and Tag ($35), which boasts a rechargeable battery lasting up to eight months, are available for pre-order.

These trackers mark just the beginning of devices compatible with the Find My Device network. Eufy Smart Track Link and Smart Tag Card, as well as Sony and JBL headphones, are set to receive support — Notably absent from the lineup is Tile, a pioneer in smartphone-based trackers, which has deferred making trackers for the network, focusing instead on broader location-based solutions.

Privacy concerns are addressed with unwanted tracking alerts on Android and iOS devices, aiming to mitigate potential misuse. As the Find My Device network expands, Android users can anticipate a growing array of tracker options, ensuring they can keep tabs on their belongings with ease.

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