Phone-based infotainment systems like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto now come as standard in a huge array of new cars.
However, for most folks, upgrading their car for that reason alone isn’t really an option.
Thankfully, there are a wide range of aftermarket solutions that make it easy to bring a slice of iOS and Android to your driving experience.
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If you’re thinking of adding CarPlay or Android Auto to your vehicle you won’t go far wrong with the JVC 6.8-inch CarPlay and Android Auto In-Dash Receiver.
Ahead of the Black Friday sales event, US retailer Best Buy is offering it for just $299, which is a saving of $200 on the recommended asking price.
The 6.8-inch touchscreen surface includes a 6.2-inch WVGA touchscreen with an adjustable viewing angle.
As well as all of that high tech, the system has an AM/FM radio tuner and a built-in 22-watt internal amp.
It has Bluetooth for hands-free calling and audio streaming, while there’s also Spotify, Pandora and SiriusXM satellite radio support. It includes dual-USB support and an 18-band EQ.
All in all, this is among the best deals we’ve seen for a CarPlay receiver so now might be the time to strike if you’ve been hoping to upgrade.
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