Tuesday, January 6, 2015
[BREAKING] Pioneer Announces Second Generation NEX Receivers With Android Auto & CarPlay [CES 2015]
The annual Consumer Electronics Show never fails to impress.
Pioneer Electronics has announced its second generation line up of NEX head units at CES 2015 which will be available early this year. NEX products have been some of the most popular receivers from Pioneer in recent years. They feature spectrum is robust and the NEX software is very good.
The big feature Pioneer is adding to its head units this year is Android Auto which will be available alongside Apple CarPlay in three of the five new devices being announced. Here are full details from what Pioneer will showcase at CES 2015 this week, including more pictures.
Pioneer at CES 2015 - In a nutshell
- Five new second generation Networked Entertainment eXperience NEX head units: AVIC-8100NEX, AVIC-7100NEX, AVIC-6100NEX, AVIC-5100NEX and AVH-4100NEX.
- Android Auto: AVIC-8100NEX, AVIC-7100NEX and AVH-4100NEX
- Apple CarPlay: All head units.
- NEX Software: All head units. Some features include AppRadio Mode, Advanced Bluetooth capabilities, MirrorLink, Pandora, SiriusXM-ready, iDatalink Maestro, FLAC playback.
- Main Features: AVIC-8100NEX, AVIC-7100NEX and AVH-4100NEX: HDMI connectivity, Wideband speech & A2DP AAC Bluetooth Connectivity, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, MirrorLink, HD Radio, iDataLink Maestro, Dual Zone Audio/Video Playback.
- Touchscreens: Capacitive on the AVIC-8100NEX and resistive on others. 7-inch size on AVIC-8100NEX, AVIC-7100NEX and AVH-4100 NEX. 6.2-inch on AVIC-6100NEX and AVIC-5100NEX.
- Other products at CES 2015: New generation of TS-D Automotive Component Speakers. High-end speakers with Twaron Aramid Fiber Cone and Elastic Polymer Surround, Installation-friendly crossover and installation flexibility. Also, revolutionary horizontal-vertical transforming TS-WH500A amplified subwoofer.
- Availability: Second generation NEX head units (AVIC-8100NEX, AVIC-7100NEX and AVH-4100NEX) will be available in March 2015 in the United States, United Kingdom and Australia. Android Auto has also been promised in the first quarter of 2015.
- Pricing: Suggested retail prices are as follows:
- Pictures: Here are all the pictures available at this time...
More details will be available shortly. Stay tuned.
By AppRadioWorld at 7:26 PM