Sony says the XAV-AX8000 will probably be obtainable in December 2019 for a advised retail worth of $599.99 in the United States.
Aftermarket receivers like this one permit for CarPlay and Android Auto to be put in in older automobiles. This specific Sony mannequin is a wired CarPlay receiver, so an iPhone should be linked with a Lightning to USB cable. Wireless CarPlay receivers can be found from manufacturers like Alpine, Kenwood, and JVC.
CarPlay is Apple’s in-car platform that permits iPhone customers to entry a vary of apps from the dashboard, resembling Messages, Apple Maps, Apple Music, Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify, SiriusXM Radio, Pandora, WhatsApp, Downcast, Slacker Radio, Stitcher, and as of iOS 12, third-party navigation apps like Google Maps and Waze.