Kenwood Wireless Apple Carplay & Android Auto in Porsche Carrera

February 8, 2021

Kenwood DMX8020DABS – 7.0″ Digital Media AV Receiver – Built-in WiFi – Bluetooth – Digital Radio DAB+ built-in – USB Wired and Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto | B&B Audioconcepts Cardiff


Porsche Carrera in for Kenwood DMX8020DABS

This stunning Porsche Carrera drove in for a revitalised headunit upgrade. The B&B Audioconcepts team recommended the Kenwood 8020 with Wireless Apple Carplay and Wireless Android Auto for starters. Below is the list of key features this Porsche Carrera inherited after the upgrade.

Just getting connected is not enough. Kenwood makes linking you with a wider world of entertainment on the road easier, safer and more enjoyable. Compatible with both Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, integrates your smartphone with in-car entertainment system for seamlessly access to popular apps. With the high-contrast clarity of our cristal clear display featuring a new touch panel, you are not only connected to the power of your smartphone, but also in safer and effortless control. With High-Resolution Audio, your tunes are richer and more immersive.


Kenwood DMX8020DABS Key Features

7.0″ WVGA with Capacitive Touch Screen
Wifi built-in
DAB+ Digital Radio & FM/AM Receiver
Bluetooth Hands Free & Audio Streaming
USB Wired and Wireless Apple CarPlay® Ready
USB Wired and Wireless Android Auto™ Ready
USB Wired and Wireless Mirroring for Android
up to 3 camera inputs
3 RCA high power (5V) preouts (front/rear/sub)
Compatible with High Res Audio
Digital Sound Processor, Time Alignment & 13-Band EQ
Dual High Speed USB 2.0 Port


Porsche Carrera Apple Carplay with Kenwood

Apple CarPlay™ is a safer way to use your iPhone in the car. Simply talk to Siri or touch the receiver’s display to get directions from Apple Maps, make phone calls, listen to voicemail, send and receive texts, and listen to music from Apple Music or your favorite 3rd party streaming services like Pandora and Spotify, all in a way that allows you to stay focused on the road. With the latest iOS version (iOS 12.0 and higher), 3rd party navigation apps like Google Maps™ and Waze™ are also supported.New KENWOOD Wi-Fi receivers now support Apple CarPlay™ wirelessly (compatible phone required).


Porsche Carrera Android Auto with Kenwood

Android Auto was designed with safety in mind, helping you to minimize distractions and stay focused on the road. KENWOOD’s multimedia receivers combine an intuitive voice controlled interface with a large touch screen and superior sound quality, making it the perfect complement for your in-car life. You can even listen to and control music from your favorite streaming services like Pandora and Spotify. Navigate to where you need to with Google Maps or Waze. New KENWOOD Wi-Fi receivers also support Android Auto wirelessly (compatible phone required)


Porsche Carrera Wireless & USB mirroring for Android using Kenwood

Wireless Mirroring is a groundbreaking solution for seamlessly displaying and controlling your smartphone apps on the receivers’ large screen without cables. The feature is available on compatible Android phones. Some features, applications and services are not available in every region.

USB Mirroring for Android allows you to display and control your Android smartphone on the receiver screen via USB. You can enjoy your favorite apps on a large display with impressive sound quality. Before starting True Mirroring, just install the free app “Mirroring for KENWOOD” on your smartphone and connect it to the receiver via Bluetooth as well as a USB cable.


Kenwood High-Resolution Audio

High-Resolution Audio is high-quality sound that far exceeds CD standards and can play 192kHz / 24bit audio files. It captures and beautifully expresses details and nuances from the ultra-high to low frequencies. High-Resolution Audio Capturing all the details, from your favorite artists’ every breath, to the complex soundscape that surrounds them.


Kenwood Three Camera Inputs

You can connect up to 3 camera’s to this receiver: a rear camera with parking guideline support, the KENWOOD dash cam (DRV-N520 sold separately & controlled via the DashCam Link) or a front camera and a blind view (left/right) camera. The AV-input is assignable as 3rd camera input. Setting of camera type and display switching between 3 cameras can be operated easily via the receiver’s large screen.


Kenwood Dash Cam Link with DRV-N520

The optional dash cam DRV-N520 connects with the DashCam Link for direct control to the receiver, easily enabling recorded videos to be displayed and operated from the large touchscreen. Equipped with simplified ADAS, Advanced Driver Assistance System, and the latest accident avoidance technology.


Kenwood Sound Tuning Technology

Digital Time Alignment allows you to digitally delay the closest speakers so that the sound of every speaker reaches your ears at the same time.

13-band Graphic Equalizer gives you the possebility to fine-tune advanced sound properties to achieve professional audio sound quality in your vehicle. It allows you to set parameters of Q factor, slope, frequency and gain at 14 points separately (Common: 9 / Front: 2 / Rear: 2 / Subwoofer: 1). With adjustments such as high and low shelving filters, more realistic sound can be delivered.


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So we are B&B (BIG BASS) Audioconcepts, we are specialists in Vehicle Customising, Vehicle Modifying and Vehicle Upgrading anything that moves, whether on land or sea. We are accredited with our Car Audio Industry’s top affiliations, and you can be confident that your vehicle is in the best possible hands. B&B Audioconcepts has a professional team of staff who are highly experienced in carrying out Car Audio and Car Security installations for all types of vehicles. Each member is highly skilled in carrying out the Installation Services we offer to a very high standard to ensure that each customer gets the best out of their new installation(s). B&B Audioconcepts offer full vehicle customisation from, Vehicle Wrapping, Engine Tuning, Window Tinting, Bodykit Fitting, Alloy Wheel Refurbishment. Get in touch for more details to see how we can take your vehicle/motorbike/boat/yacht to the next level.