Apple’s CarPlay, a smarter and efficient way to use the iPhone inside your car, is now available in the Indian market.
In-car entertainment systems company Pioneer has launched its AVIC-F970BT car entertainment system with a 6.2-inch multi-display touchscreen and featuring CarPlay at Rs 39,990.
CarPlay gives users with iPhone 5 and above models an easy and safe way to make and receive calls, compose and respond to text messages and listen to their music and podcasts using Siri voice control.
AVIC-F970BT will utilise in-dash Pioneer display to provide navigation through in-built maps. It provides an intuitive interface and combines high-quality audio and video to produce best results, the company said.
With the launch, Pioneer has become the first companyt to roll out CarPlay and compatible products in India. Consumers with Pioneer’s AVH-X8690BT will also have the option to use CarPlay after a firmware update.