Android Auto™ Wireless and Android Auto compatible, Apple CarPlay® compatible using either wireless or wired connection, Amazon Alexa Built-in when Paired with Pioneer Vozsis App, Built-in, highly detailed turn-by-turn navigation with real-time traffic, Selectable Parking Assist Guidelines
Wireless or wired, the choice is yours!
The AVIC-W8500NEX supports a cable free connection between your smartphone and the receiver using Wi-Fi® wireless connectivity. Now compatible with both Android Auto Wireless (available on Google Pixel and Nexus devices)2 and Android Auto over USB, the AVIC-W8500NEX makes it easier than ever to connect. Android Auto2 makes it easier to access your favorite navigation, media and communication apps on the road while minimizing distractions.
Compatibility with Apple CarPlay supports connecting to an iPhone® device using either a wireless connection or a wired USB connection.
Wi-Fi Certified Miracast™ provides additional wireless connectivity, enabling seamless display of multimedia content between compatible devices and the Pioneer receiver3. More information is available at www.wi-fi.org/discover-wi-fi/miracast.
Now you no longer need to worry about taking your smartphone out of your bag or your pocket before you get into your car.
Enhanced User Interface
More advanced than ever before, NEX features a responsive, powerful and intuitive touchscreen user interface that is easy to use and highly customizable. Clearly, NEX is designed specifically for today’s smartphone and tablet-driven lifestyle. The NEX user interface has been updated with easy side-by-side layout customization, play/pause skip operation and larger album artwork.
Connect your compatible iOS or Android™ smartphone with NEX for a truly connected experience, bringing many of your favorite apps right into the dashboard and letting you communicate using advanced high-quality Bluetooth connectivity.
All NEX models feature built-in Bluetooth® that enables both hands-free calling and audio streaming. Including the latest Hands-Free Profile (HFP 1.6) with Wideband Speech capability, NEX provides more natural sound quality and details during calls. When streaming music, NEX even lets you browse and select the media stored on your smartphone using the AVRCP 1.6 profile.
Sound Quality for All
Your car and your music are as unique as you are. With a Pioneer NEX in-dash receiver, sound quality features like built-in Auto EQ and Time Alignment, 13-Band Graphic Equalizer with touch panel swipe settings and built-in high/low pass crossover with adjustable points and slopes provide you with the controls to tailor the listening experience to your vehicle and listening preferences. The CD-MC20 microphone is required for Auto EQ features and is sold separately.
Your love of high-res audio does not need to stop at the front door. Enjoy FLAC files in your vehicle without the need to convert. Pioneer’s NEX in-dash receivers were the first in the industry to offer playback of files encoded as high-res FLAC up to 192kHz/24 bit and provide playback output at CD quality. With Pioneer, your high-res FLAC is no longer confined to your home hi-fi system – put your music on the move.