Rather than reinvent the wheel, Sony's newest all-in-one car audio receiver pairs a brilliant 7-inch display with GPS navigation powered by TomTom. The result is almost the best of both worlds, but we'd like to see a bit more integration.
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Most recently, Pioneer announced an update to its flagship model with its reveal of the AVIC-Z120BT in-dash navigation system, a double-DIN receiver that features some pretty heavy integration with Pioneer's software suite for multimedia and GPS navigation: PandoraLink, MusicSphere, and AVIC Feeds.
Featuring DVD playback with 5.1 surround sound, iPod/MP3 player playback over USB, and innovative proximity-based controls, the JVC El Kameleon KD-AVX44 packs many of the features that we've come to expect in a double DIN multimedia receiver into a space-saving single DIN package.
Pioneer, late to the Aussie GPS market, is hoping to make a splash in the top end of the market with the AVIC-HD3 -- an integrated double-DIN, GPS, music, video and communications unit.
Typical price: $3,799.00
Alpine's new 9-inch navigation receiver is so big that, for now, it only fits in dashboards of the largest of trucks and SUVs.
Upgrading your car stereo's receiver is the one of the easiest ways to boost your dashboard tech. Here are the seven features we look for when making recommendations.
Volvo cars will soon feature the ability to search for available parking spaces and lots with Parkopedia app integration.
In a world where everything 'Works with iPhone,' it's refreshing to see someone supporting the Android media playback standards.
CNET Car Tech rounds up a few of the best car audio receivers for smartphone users who want to safely access their navigation and audio apps on the go.