As we mentioned above, Pioneer is one of the top brands available for car stereos, which is why you have so many different Pioneer models from which to choose. Our last recommendation on this section is the AppRadio 4 , which separates itself from the crowd by being a device that is designed for compatibility and syncing to your smartphone.
Overall, this unit is made for iPhones and Apple products, but Android users can still utilize many of the same systems without any problems.
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The display on this model measures 6.2 inches, and the LCD screen is fantastic with regards to touch sensitivity.
The resolution of the screen is spectacular, and the control panel is super easy to read and use.
Almost anyone can navigate the stereo’s systems without having to refer to a user’s manual.
As far as apps go, this stereo has everything for music lovers.
First of all, it comes pre-loaded with Apple CarPlay, which means that you can import your entire iTunes account without having to upload songs directly from your phone.
You can get an incredible library of music with just a touch of a button.
Additionally, this stereo connects to your phone via Bluetooth, which gives you the option to make hands-free calls and listen to your music without having to connect via USB or through the aux input.
Finally, this stereo comes with a GPS/Navigation system that is easy to use and can be formatted to your settings for both ease of use and accuracy of directions.
- Large 6.2-inch LCD screen
- Bluetooth connectivity
- Compatible with most smartphones
- Comes with Apple CarPlay and iPhone sync
- GPS/Navigation capability
- Ideal with iPhones, but not Android devices
- Touch screen can be spotty at times
- In rare cases, radio reception may not work properly
- In rare instances, the apps may not work at all for a time