If you have compatible smart devices in your home like Hive, lighting and smart garage opening you can ask Alexa to turn on the heating or lights and even ask it to open the garage door. This car radio also has Bluetooth hands-free calling and music streaming, Spotify app ready and DAB radio.
DAB (Digital Audio Broadcasting) delivers crystal clear audio from your favourite FM stations as well as a broad range of digital-only stations ranging from news and talk, to classical and rock. Normally, DAB+ is delayed by a few seconds compared to the FM broadcast.
Bluetooth Wireless Technology
You can connect two phones full time via Bluetooth, with secure and simple pairing. Calls to either phone can be received by a push of a key on the head unit.
Bluetooth AVRCP1.5 for Versatile Song Selection
In addition to repeat and random playback of music files, you can also easily search for songs using the browsing function. Just look for and choose songs you want to hear from the folder name and song name lists.
Bluetooth Hands-Free Profile 1.6
HPF 1.6 Wideband Speech is supported, so you can now enjoy hands-free phoning convenience together with higher voice quality and improved noise reduction.
iPhone® / Android™ Bluetooth Automatic Pairing:
Just connect your iPhone or Android device* via USB and the automatic Bluetooth pairing function will work. No complicated manual procedure to worry about. (*Kenwood Music Play application is required)
Android™ Music Playback
Simply connect your Android smartphone or tablet to the receiver via USB and enjoy a totally 'plug and play' music playback solution. The Android Open Accessory Protocol (AOA2) is supported so absolutely no preparation or set-up is necessary – just plug it in and it’s ready to play audio files stored on your Android device in what’s called 'AUDIO MODE'. Or, by installing the free Kenwood Music Play app available on Google Play, you’ll be able to access 'AUTO MODE' for added functionality including Folder Up & Down, and Search Artist/Album/Song.
Remote Control App
Control the receiver's source directly from the smartphone using simple finger gestures with 'Kenwood Remote' app* now available for both iOS and Android. You can even customise your audio setting, and see detailed source information such as song title, artist name and album art etc. from the smartphone.
Get a helping hand from everyone's favourite voice assistant. Voice control your stereo with Alexa. (additional apps required, smart phone required)