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Blaupunkt Launches Cape Town 940 – Android Based Multimedia Navigation System

To take the in-car entertainment experience to a completely different level, Blaupunkt, a world leader in car infotainment and sound has launched its first android based double-din multimedia navigation system for the aftermarket – the Cape Town 940. This system is priced at Rs. 54,990.

The Cape Town 940 runs on the jaded android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean operating system. It has large 6.8” capacitive touch screen display, customisable user interface, internet connectivity via WiFi, smart phone integration for complete command and control of smartphones via the radio, android music player app, HDMI/MHL, independent rear seat entertainment zone, Bluetooth Twin connect in order to connect 2 phones simultaneously, powerful acoustic performance for a theatre like sound experience with Blaupunkt’s signature sound clarity, optional all India MAP on SD card for providing connected navigation with live traffic updates for select cities (Delhi NCR, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai), speed alerts, lane guidance etc.

The radio also comes with a cool Mirror Mode feature that allows users to project the screen of their smartphones onto the radio display with complete control of Apple and Android phones via the radio. This allows users to enjoy all functionality and applications on their phone via the in-dash radio and to rear screens.

Commenting on the launch, Preeti Bakshi, Marketing Head Blaupunkt India said, “The Cape Town is a major step change in functionality, performance and technology from today’s multimedia navigation radios on the market. This radio offers a cutting edge technology experience in terms of connectivity, integration, processing power, multimedia performance, tuner quality and flexible user interface. And with android and internet access, it opens up a realm of opportunities that were not earlier possible in a car radio – users can now choose from a variety of applications included but not limited to games, rich media/video content, internet radio for 20000+ channels and ad-free music, podcasts, social media applications, news, weather, financial market, music apps etc. either pre-deployed or via the android app marketplace.”

Blaupunkt is partner of the world’s leading passenger car OEMs including VW, Audi, Bentley, GM, Proton, Hyundai, Kia, Tata, Mahindra as well as a number of commercial vehicle providers including Fuso, Isuzu, Fendt, Lada, Claas CAT etc.


  • 6.8” touch screen display
  • High performance, system speed, graphical interface
  • CPU = MST786 dual core Cortex 9 (1GHz)
  • Operating System Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean
  • Smart phone control via BLAUPUNKT MIRROR MODE
  • Real mirror & control of smart phone via radio TFT – original HDMI/HML smart phone accessories required, not included, available from phone brands
  • Ready for NAVIGATION ON MICRO SD (optional)


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