The AVH-X490BS features AppRadio One, providing you the ability to view and control compatible iPhone and Android smartphone apps to easily access your digital lifestyle from the receiver’s touchscreen using a one-cable connection. Users of iPhone 5 or newer and select Android smartphones can gain access to certain apps using the following cables:
- iPhone users can use the Pioneer CD-IU52 Lightning to USB cable or the Lightning cable that comes with the phone
- Android users can use the Pioneer CD-MU200 USB to micro USB cable or the micro USB cable that comes with the phone
Hands-Free Calling and Audio Streaming
From hands-free calling, wireless audio streaming with artist, album, and song search, simple pairing, and voice recognition, Bluetooth wireless technology has made life in the vehicle much more convenient. The AVH-X490BS with Bluetooth also includes better call quality reception using the new Wideband Speech Handsfree Profile 1.6. Nearly doubling the bandwidth of the frequency helps bring call quality similar to FM reception.
MIXTRAX is an innovative Pioneer technology that creates a nonstop mix of your music library complete with a range of DJ-inspired effects. Drawing from Pioneer’s rich DJ heritage and our passion for music, MIXTRAX delivers a unique DJ infused listening experience to those in the car. MIXTRAX takes the music from an iPhone, iPod, USB device, or certain Android devices and plays it back with added transitions and effects, creating a virtual DJ inside the Pioneer receiver.MIXTRAX makes automatic remixing of tracks extra quick and easy. Simply connect your USB compatible device and listen as tracks are joined by various random sound effects in nonstop mix play to keep the groove going in full swing.