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Sony announces two new in-car AV centre head units

Sony announces two new in-car AV centre head units

Snapshot: The drivers can access music, navigation and smartphone apps with the help of these in-car AV centre head units

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Sony has announced two new in-car AV centre head units namely - the XAV-612BT and XAV-712BT, which will keep drivers entertained while driving. The drivers can access music, navigation and smartphone apps with the help of these in-car AV centre head units.

Rs. 27,990 - 33,990

Price range of new in-car AV centre head units

 
The in-car AV centre head units come with Double-DIN multimedia centre which can be connected to any smartphones, transforming the devices into automotive application platforms where content and apps can be conveniently accessed. MirrorLink technology allows a two way connect of the smartphone's screen to the AV centre head units. Selected mobile functions can directly be controlled on the XAV-612BT and XAV-712BT, which come in 6.1-inch and 7-inch coloured touch screen, respectively. 
 
Moreover, users can also utilize the voice control function that lets drivers voice out commands while they are driving. The users have to touch the 'VOICE' key on the head unit and issue commands that will enable functions such launching the phone's navigation app, responding to SMS, as well as the music app. Users can also use their smartphone touch screen to adjust functions such as music fader/balance, listening position, EQ and other sound setting. This helps the driver to stay in touch with friends and updated, while at the same time ensuring a smooth and safe journey.
 
The head units also feature MHL / HDMI[1] (Mobile High-Definition Link/ High-Definition Multimedia Interface) technology,which means that audio and video content on the compatible smartphone can be enjoyed through the head unit display. MHL technology puts compatible smartphone in touch with their favourite apps by simply connecting the cable to the device, while HDMI technology enables smartphone users to easily access their compatible smartphone. Using MHL/HDMI, smartphone screen can be projected on to Car AVC and all application can be controlled from smartphone only. 
 
In terms of music and video playback quality, the XAV-612BT and XAV-712BT are made to impress with their 4.1 multi-channel surround sound and virtual centre speaker. Added with Advanced Sound Engine, each music tone is fine-tuned using a wide array of sonic refinements to suit the mood in the car. Additionally, Dynamic Reality Amp possesses a powerful 4 x 52W output that enhances the music pleasure with loud, clear sound; while Digital Clarity Tuner ensures that the radio reception is always clear even when the car passes areas with weak FM signal coverage.
 
The new XAV-612BT and XAV-712BT in-car AV centre head units from Sony comes with a two year warranty that will be available across all Sony Center and car accessories shops across India.

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