Most cars that came out recently have large 2DIN displays, some are touchscreens, some not — yet car manufacturers seem to be playing it safe with regards to what is included in your dashboard’s mighty multi-feature-capable display. There are available upgrades, but many fall short of what can be. There are manufacturers that do put the bells and whistles, but at a hefty premium, are region-dependent, and are still very limited with what they can do. Cars’ factory dashboard stereos with large displays need to have better and more capable systems, including a built-in GPS.
Unlock your factory car stereo system’s capabilities by adding the full Android experience with the new Carplay2Droid-4G, all with just a crazy-simple installation!
It is a 4G sim-card ready device that is complete with built-in GPS module, and can function fully independently of your smartphone. It’s a huge step up in infotainment, navigation, communication, and road companion being a full operating system complete with Google Assistant. Of course, it can also make use of either your phone’s Apple CarPlay or Android Auto, or Mirrorlink.
- 1.8 GHz Qualcomm Octacore CPU
- 4GB RAM, 64GB
- Built-in 4G LTE and 3G Antenna
- Built-in GPS
- Android 9.0 OS
- Supports CarPlay, Android Auto, Mirrorlink
- Split Screen
- Dual-Bluetooth BLE4.2 / BT5.0
HOW DIFFERENT IS IT FROM AN ANDROID PHONE?
Carplay2Droid-4G is specifically designed to be used as an instant upgrade to a factory car stereo. This frees up your phone so you don’t have to share resources if you don’t want to.
It uses its own built-in GPS system so there’s no need for a separate dashboard module.
FULLY INDEPENDENT OF YOUR SMARTPHONE
If you’re the type who doesn’t like to keep connecting your phone each time you get in the car, CarPlay2Droid-4G is for you. No more fumbling around to find your phone in your pocket, and fiddling with it when you already need to be driving. You used do this each and every time you get in the car, and can be a real pain sometimes, if not always. Now, with CarPlay2Droid, everything you need is already in there and setup, ready to take commands the minute you start the car.
WIRELESSLY INTEGRATES WITH YOUR SMARTPHONE
When you pair it with your smartphone app, be it Apple CarPlay or Android Auto, all the functionalities that come along with it are carried over to the screen, all settings and applications installed on your mobile’s car app.
What’s more, CarPlay2Droid-4G only makes use of what you need. The minute the smartphone is disconnected, all your previous settings will remain untouched. Perfect when someone else is using the car and they have their own preferences and playlists different from you.
Best of all, no additional wires.
INFOTAINMENT AT ITS BEST
Be it playing your favorite music on Youtube Music or Spotify, listening to ebooks on Audible, or getting the latest scoop listening to podcasts, Carplay2Droid-4G puts the fun back into driving again. Your passengers can watch HD movies either saved on the device, or streaming from your choice of video hosting services.
MORE POWER TO TOUCH
Add more control functionalities to your touchscreen or touchpad, there is more to just playing music and navigation. Get additional features out of your steering-wheel buttons than just next-song/previous song, just press a button to talk to your Google Voice Assistant to ask anything while driving.
Let Google Assistant do everything for you while you drive. Use voice commands for nearly everything.
Send a text message? Done. Find a Japanese restaurant near you? Done.
Call the significant other? You got it. Find out how tall Mount Everest is while waiting in traffic? Easy. Order pizza on your way home? Right away!
GET SPLIT-SCREEN CONTROL
Multi-tasking does not have to be just one screen at a time.
Having 2 apps running literally side-by-side on your car’s display makes full use of the large screen that your car already has.
And it makes perfect sense. You want your map navigation always available to you even while your passenger is choosing a music playlist, or while sending a message to someone to tell them you’re on your way.
TURN YOUR CAR’S DISPLAY AS A MEDIA CENTER
When you’re not driving and waiting in the car for someone to get back from shopping, or something similar, CarPlay2Droid-4G can turn your car’s head console into a media center.
Whether you watch movies streaming online, or play a game you downloaded on it, its processor is powerful enough for movie playback in ultra high resolution (up to 4K @30fps!) and for playing games on. Connect your game controller via Bluetooth, and even other devices like a remote.
INSTALLATION IS AS SIMPLE AS PLUG-AND-PLAY
First, connect CarPlay2Droid-4G to your car’s USB port.
Nothing else to plug in.
No messy wires and cables that can ruin the look of your car interior.
BUILT-IN GPS ANTENNA
Like we said, no more additional wires and cables. Get GPS working for your navigation apps, right out of the box. All you need to do is just install CarPlay2Droid-4G in the car.
Be it navigation using Google Maps, or utilizing the crowd-sourced real-time road information using Waze, CarPlay2Droid-4G has you covered.
It is unobtrusively small and thin enough that you’d barely notice it there. Keeps your car’s interior looking the same way. Or put it in your pocket when you move to another car to bring everything with you.
CarPlay2Droid works on a variety of car brands and models’ factory OEM stereo. See our list of supported car brands below. NOTE: It supports any car stereo that has CarPlay factory-installed.
WHO WE ARE
Carbotics is a new company based in Hong Kong. We love car infotainment systems and want to improve the user experience of Android in vehicles. We are open to working together with developers to bring other car infotainment systems to market.