The overview of Android car radios for all newcomers

Android car radios
Android car radios

Dirk Heimb├╝rger | created 20.03.2019

Android car radios offer you a wide range of possibilities in contrast to the usual brand car radios. All devices comes from China and are more or less standardized. Thus they are quite inexpensive and upgradeable. With branded devices there is at most an update for error correction. On the other hand, you can find free upgrades to the next Android version in various forums. I give you an overview.

Extensibility

The manufacturers of branded devices usually use proprietary operating systems that are not open source and cannot be extended. The Android car radios can be extended via apps. These supposedly cheap devices can even be connected to any steering wheel remote control !The Android car radios can do much more than the simple possibilities of “Car Play” or “Android Auto” with the so-called brand devices.

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MirrorLink with android carstereo

MirrorLink
Naviskauto C0255 connected to Samsung Galaxy S3 with MirrorLink

Dirk Heimb├╝rger | Created

Today I describe what steps are needed to display and operate the screen content of your smartphone via MirrorLink on an Android car radio.

I have done this with a Samsung Galaxy S3 and the Naviskauto C0255, but the procedure will also work for other smartphones and Android car radios. Read More