Let's just end the argument now once and for all; driving is so much better today than in the past. Vehicles today come with such modern features that not only improve your driving experience but also elevate your entertainment experience and comfortability to another level that the past driving technologies could not offer.
Two of the most modern features that customers are always asking and looking for when it comes to car entertainment systems is that, is it compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Have you ever heard of the two? Are you familiar with them? If not, then now is the perfect time to get to know them.
What is Apple CarPlay?
So, what is Apple CarPlay? It is a highly-regarded smartphone integration system from Apple that enables you to view, control, and enjoy some iPhone features on your car's multimedia receiver.
What are these features? You can now talk to Apple's AI virtual assistant, Siri, to ask for directions from Apple Maps if you feel that you are lost on your way. You can also make and take phone calls, read and send text messages, listen to your voicemails, and even listen to music from your iPhone's Apple Music app or from third-party apps like Spotify and Pandora.
What is Android Auto?
On the other hand, Android Auto is also a smartphone integration system that Google developed for drivers who want to have a better in-car infotainment experience without getting distracted while on the road.
Using voice commands, you can talk with Google Assistant if you want to ask for directions to your destination using Google Maps. You can also use 3rd-party applications like Waze to help you navigate your way. Using Android Auto, you can also make and receive calls, receive and send text messages, listen to voicemails, and listen and control your music from streaming apps like Spotify and Pandora
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto allow you to enjoy your trip with all the entertainment and navigation features that come with them, and still, you can stay focused on the road. Thankfully, all these features come in most of Kenwood's multimedia receivers. Now, you do not have to buy a new car, but you can upgrade your old one with one of the highly-modern receivers from Kenwood.
Here are some of our best-selling Kenwood multimedia receivers that are compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto:
A mid-level multimedia receiver from Kenwood that is Apple CarPlay and Android Auto-Ready, the DMX4704S is the perfect symbol of modernization and affordability. Also, one of the cheapest receivers from Kenwood, this 6.8-inch receiver comes with the latest technologies that elevate your in-car entertainment experience to another level. Bluetooth for streaming music, built-in amplifier, and EQ controls, you now have the perfect upgrade for your car's audio system.
With a DVD receiver with a massive 6.8-inch display, the Kenwood DDX5707S is compatible with wired Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, making your life easier on the road. Connect your phone using a USB cable, and you are good to go. You can also mirror your Android phone's display to the receiver for better viewing. Lastly, it has a built-in amplifier with a 5-channel preamp output for a complete in-car audio experience.
One of our best-selling and Kenwood's top-of-the-line digital multimedia receivers, the DMX1037S comes with the latest receiver features there are, and with its gigantic 10.1-inch high-definition display, you won't have any problems with your viewing experience. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto-ready, you can freely ask directions, play music, make and take calls, send and receive text messages, and listen to voicemails with the help of voice commands.
There are still more multimedia receivers from Kenwood that are Apple CarPlay and Android Auto-ready, so you should check out Onlinecarstereo.com and get the latest and best deals to take your car entertainment system to the next level.