Clarion Brings Out an Android-Based Infotainment System in India
Last night at an event held in New Delhi, Clarion, a Japanese manufacturer of car infotainment and communication system, launched Clarion AX1. Clarion AX1 is a first of its kind Android based car stereo in India.
According to the company, Clarion AX1 is a complete infotainment device and promises a new and exciting experience for all gadgets and tech enthusiasts. The Android based infotainment system is compatible with any smartphones and allows you to browse the internet through Wi-Fi connectivity. However, there’s no Google Play, so you’ll be downloading apps through Clarion’s own app store in which maps are handled by iGO.
Running of Android 2.3.7 Gingerbread with automotive customization, the Clarion AX1 Car Stereo is equipped with 6.5-inch LCD capacitive display together with an ARM Cortex-A8 processor and 1GB of RAM. In addition to more traditional IVI features such as AM/FM radio, GPS navigation and Bluetooth streaming, Clarion AX1 includes leading-edge features such as Wi-Fi connectivity and portable hotspot/tethering, app store access to buy and download music, compatibility with Android smartphones/tablets, audio/video playback via USB and SD input, full HD to enjoy videos in 1080p, 6.5-inch capacitive multi-touch display and rear camera input capability.
Clarion has also tied with T-series which will give the users access to wide range of music albums and songs. The Clarion AX1 is priced at Rs. 55,990 and will be sold exclusively through Supreme Audiotronics in India.