Pioneer India has announced the launch of AVIC-F80BT, its premium ‘True to Life’ navigation-cum-entertainment system powered by Apple CarPlay, for Rs.51,990.
According to Pioneer, the AVIC-F80BT features 17.8 cm wide touch screen with multi-color LED display. It also features Bluetooth, Dual USB slots, Touch slide cross-over settings and steering wheel control for many cars. The unit gives its users an option to play music from numerous sources like CD-DVD/USB/SD/Radio/AUX/iPhone or Bluetooth. The navigation system has Map data for more than 7000 cities & 500,000 towns/villages across India. Besides having a Hybrid positioning system that gives the user turn-by-turn guidance and access to a large database of POIs, the AVIC maps offer 3D view for certain landmarks, junction view & signpost view for a true to life experience.
This system has dual zone audio-video feature, which allows rear seat passenger to enjoy audio or video content on additional rear seat monitors and headphones, even while the front passenger and driver listen to audio from other sources. For the music enthusiasts, it provides 13-band Graphic EQ with the unique Advanced Touch Slide Operation which allows the users to fine-tune sound quality just as they like it.
This system is also equipped with Advanced Sound Retriever & Mixtrax which improves the sound quality of compressed media files like MP3 & WMA files.
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Gaurav Kulshrestha, Manager – Marketing & Product Planning, Pioneer India Electronics said, ‘The AVIC-F80BT is powered by Apple CarPlay which gives iPhone users an incredibly intuitive way to make calls, listen to music and access messages with just a word or touch. We have also introduced the HDMI feature which enables wired or Wireless projection of smartphones on the headunit using select Miracast dongles. This enables one to sit back and stream his/her favorite movies, videos and photos on headunit screen through a smartphone.’