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Navigation & Multimedia Buyer's Guide - 2010
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Sony’s XAV-W1 Xplod® Double Din CD/DVD Receiver is the ultimate source unit for enjoying digital music and movies. Designed to elevate your in-car entertainment experience, the receiver features a 7 inch widescreen, 16:9 format touchscreen display and is satellite radio, HD Radio® and iPod® control ready (optional accessories required). The XAV-W1 is also surround-sound capable (Dolby Digital/Dolby Pro Logic II/dts Digital Surround sound) and features an interactive Karaoke mode to keep your passengers entertained mile after mile.



The Alpine INA-W900 is an all-in-one integrated AVN system with an easy-to-use interface and fast boot-up time.  It has a large 7-inch WVGA touch screen and dedicated buttons for the most-used features.  The INA-W900 can connect to digital audio sources like iPod or iPhone, satellite radio and HD Radio, and a rear view camera system.  Navigation features include text-to-speech driving instructions, six million unique Points of Interest and OnPoint technology for accurate vehicle positioning. The unique GuideView Window displays the next driving maneuver within the audio screen, picture-in-picture style.



It starts with a 6.95-inch motorized WVGA advanced resolution screen, which in lay-mans terms translates to freaking awesome. Next there’s built-in navigation from industry leader Garmin which now includes 3D Building maps which is very cool, plus ‘lane assist’ with junction view, a convenient feature which notifies you of which lane you need to be in for the upcoming freeway junction. There’s built-in NAVTEQ Traffic helping to steer you clear of traffic jams.  Simply put there is not enough space on this page to cover everything this unit offers.




Clarion’s premium double DIN DVD multimedia source unit with built-in navigation, the NX700 features a 7-inch motorized touch-screen with only three hard buttons. Its smooth easy-to-use touch-panel allows you to control all multimedia and navigation features effortlessly. The Clarion NX700 guides you to your destination with vivid 3D cityscape graphics, icons and landmarks for a more realistic map view. The built-in bluetooth allows you to easily call a searched POI destination. The NX700 is satellite radio ready, has superb sound quality and includes top-notch iPod and iPhone connectivity.


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