The $700-suggested AVH-4100NEX is among Pioneer’s Networked Entertainment eXperience receivers, which offer a powerful user interface that controls a combination of on-board features and connected services. It and two other Pioneer head units were also the first aftermarket head units equipped with both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connectivity.
Via CarPlay, consumers with a compatible iPhone can use Siri voice control to make and receive calls, compose and respond to text messages, access Apple Maps for navigation, and listen to music and podcasts. Android Auto integration lets users quickly connect compatible smartphones to display a simple and intuitive interface, purpose-built for vehicles, to provide navigation, communications, music and more with voice actions for minimized distraction.
The AVH-4100NEX features a 7-inch touch panel, accepts an optional navigation module, and includes HD Radio, SiriusXM control, advanced Bluetooth, AppRadio Mode, iDataLink Maestro OEM-integration capability, MirrorLink and FLAC playback.