For 2012, JVC announced three in-dash digital media car receivers with the latest Bluetooth features, USB connectivity, iPod/iPhone capabilities, gorgeous illumination and magnificently enhanced LCD size.
The KD-X40 Digital Media Receiver has a 1A current capable USB Port for smartphone connections, is made for iPod/iPhone, features Pandora internet radio application control for iPhone and external mode control for iPhone, is Bluetooth adapter ready, features 2-way control for iPod/iPhone, front and rear aux input, HS-IVi Tuner, MP3/WMA compatibility, 3-Band Parametric iEQ, 50W x 4 max. (20W RMS x 4), over 30,000 separated variable-color combinations, and is steering wheel remote control ready. This head unit is shipping now for $109.95.
The KD-X50BT Digital Media Receiver is a dual USB/CD receiver with Aux input featuring built-in Bluetooth wireless technology (phonebook access profile, phone book transfer, hands-free call, audio streaming, AVRCP, text message receipt notification, voice recognition dialing, compatibility check mode, 2 phone full-time connection capability), Pandora internet radio application control via USB for iPhone and via Bluetooth SPP for Android and Blackberry.
Also featured is control for the JVC Original Application and Smart Remote for Android which allows users to operate key head unit features such as source, EQ, and track up/down on the Android phone screen using simple swipe gestures. Also included are dual USB ports with 1A current capability for smartphone connections, HS-IVi Tuner, MP3/WMA/WAV compatibility, 3-band parametric iEQ, over 30,000 separated color illumination options, and optional steering wheel remote control capability. This head unit is available now for $139.95.
The flagship KD-X80BT Digital Media Receiver is a flip-down faceplate dual USB/CD receiver with Aux-input featuring built-in Bluetooth wireless technology, optional Satellite Radio capability, Pandora internet radio application control for iPhone, JVC original application control, Smart Remote control, dual USB ports with 1A capability, drive change mode, 3-line LCD display, HS-IVi Tuner, MP3/WMA/WAV compatibility, 3-Band Parametric iEQ, over 30,000 separated variable-color illumination options, and is steering wheel remote ready. This head unit will be available March 2012 for $209.95.