This is what Android Auto looks like running on a phone.

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The interface is simplified, but should be familiar. This is Spotify.

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Want to jump through a lengthy list? Thank goodness, you finally can do that.

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That'll let you run through your entire list of favorite albums, for example.

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And yes, you can still use your phone like a phone, but much of the more distracting functionality has been disabled.

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Cleverly, Android Auto can be set to auto-launch whenever it pairs to your car over Bluetooth.

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Easy to use and less distracting than a straight up smartphone, but be sure to check out your local laws!

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