Android Auto and Kenwood - Keeping you focused on the road
Available on selected Kenwood models, we agree with Android that "Android Auto was designed with safety in mind. With a simple and intuitive interface, integrated steering wheel controls and powerful new voice actions, it's designed to minimise distraction so that you can stay focused on the road ".
Android Auto lets you use your important Android smartphone features while driving via our large 7" touch screen displays.
Google maps, reminders, music, phone calls, send/receive messages, and voice activation
All with a simple plug and play connection.
Control your Android Auto with voice or touch
Just say the word to call, message, search for music and directions.
Alternatively touch one of the icons on the display to manually choose contacts, incoming messages, and tracks.
Google Maps guide you to your destination easily with free voice-guided navigation, live traffic information, lane guidance and more.
The explore around you feature allows local search for food, drinks and much more.
The ever popular Waze navigation app can now be controlled and viewed on all Kenwood Android Auto equipped models via a compatible smartphone. (Waze App download required on your smartphone)
Use voice activation to make calls, return missed calls or listen to voice mails.
Use voice activation to send, read or reply to your messages.
Google Play Music
Easily select your music library, Google Play Music subscription or simply ask what you would like to hear.
Love Spotify? Listen to albums, artists, songs, and playlists from Your Music. Play Spotify Radio. Or browse new releases.
To fully back-up Android Auto features, Kenwood's DNX range includes on-board European Garmin navigation (saving data costs while abroad or if your 4G coverage is poor) and DAB Digital Radio.
Garmin European navigation (DNX model only)
• 3-Years free map updates
• 2-Years free access to INRIX traffic information/services
CD/DVD playback (DNX/DDX models)
• ACC/MP3/WMA/WAV/FLAC files
Front & rear camera option (DNX/DDX models)
• Parking guidelines
• Optional cameras CMOS-320 universal multi view (front/rear option) or CMOS-220 rear view CMOS camera
DashCam Linkage DRV-N520 option (DNX8170DABS / DNX7170DABS / DNX5170DABS / DDX9717BTS models)
DAB/+ (Digital Radio - DNX model only) / FM/MW/LW/AM reception
• DAB/DAB+ (Digital Radio Tick Mark Approved products)
• Automatically switches between DAB/FM if poor signal coverage
Bluetooth (DNX/DDX models)
• Dual phone connection
• Wireless Music Browsing (AVRCP 1.5)
Superior Sound (DNX/DDX models)
• Full audio digital sound processing
• 14-band equalisation offering detailed audio tuning to match your taste and listening environment