Android Auto today works without wires if you have just the right hardware

Android Automobile today works without cables when you have the right hardware

Android Auto — Google’s system for powering your car’s dash display from your own phone, and also the organization’s response to Apple’s CarPlay — is certainly going wireless. It is possible to keep your phone in your case, and it’ll be capable press your apps and content to your in-dash screen.

Alas, there’s a catch: To get it all-working wirelessly at this time, you’ll must have some quite specific equipment.

You’ll need the right phone (Pixel or Pixel XL, Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL, Nexus 5X or Nexus 6P) and the proper mind device — as well as now, meaning one of just a small number of devices established by JVC/Kenwood earlier this present year.

The menu of suitable devices will develop in time (Google says to expect even more “this year”) — however if you would like wireless right this second, the options are very restricted.

Posted at Fri, 13 Apr 2018 22:10:56 +0000