With all of the features we want and none of the duplicates, Pioneer's AVH-4100NEX is the simplest, most cost-effective option for drivers who just want to add Android Auto or Apple CarPlay to their ride.
For those wanting a large screen for DVD playback that can have an unobtrusive presence while not in use, the Pioneer AVH-P6300BT is a solidly performing option, especially for iPod/iPhone owners.
It's Pioneer's entry-level NEX model, but it's value and features put it in the sweet spot.
Starting today, you can get Android Auto in your car with your Android 5.0+ phone and compatible Pioneer head units.
Last year, Pioneer hit the road with Apple CarPlay first. This year, it aims to do the same with Android Auto.
Users interested in adding Apple CarPlay to their car's dashboard have a new choice from Alpine.
Pioneer is the first aftermarket car stereo manufacturer to offer Apple CarPlay software thanks to updated firmware for the Pioneer's NEX multimedia car receivers.
Pioneer's AppRadio 4 smartphone-centric multimedia receiver debuts with new features and, surprisingly, a smaller screen.
A firmware update for Pioneer's NEX series car stereos will add Apple CarPlay compatibility to their already impressive feature set.
If you want a big screen for your car audio system, but you don't have a ton of space for one, you'll probably be interested in taking a look at a motorized AV unit, the Pioneer AVH-P6300BT.