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Sony introduces new 6.95-inch in-car receivers with WebLink and Bluetooth capabilities

By Kenny Yeo - on 15 May 2020, 2:06pm

Sony introduces new 6.95-inch in-car receivers with WebLink and Bluetooth capabilities

Sony XAV-AX5500 (Image source: Sony)

Sony has just announced two new in-car media receivers that can improve your in-car entertainment experience.

The two models are the XAV-AX5500 and XAV-3500. Both feature expansive 6.95-inch displays, Bluetooth connectivity, and support for WebLink.

 

The XAV-3500

The XAV-AX3500 (Image source: Sony)

The Sony XAV-3500 features a 6.95-inch resistive touch display with a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels.

Bluetooth connectivity means you don't need wires to start playing tunes from your phone.

On top of that, the the XAV-3500 supports WebLink which allows you to mirror your smartphone screen on the phone, allowing you to access your favourite phone apps.

The XAV-3500 features Dynamic Reality Amp 2 and can deliver up to 55W to four channels. A 10-band equaliser allows users to customise the sound to their preference.

 

The XAV-AX5500

The XAV-AX5500. (Image source: Sony)

The Sony XAV-AX5500 is a higher-end model that features a more responsive 6.95-inch capacitive touch display. The bezels are also slimmer which allows for a sleeker installation. Resolution, however, is the same at 800 x 480 pixels.

Apart from Bluetooth and WebLink capabilities, the XAV-AX5500 also supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

It also has dual USB ports to connect your phone and another device like a storage drive for songs.

Like the XAV-3500, the XAV-AX5500 also has Dynamic Reality Amp 2 and can deliver up to 55W to four channels. It also has a 10-band equaliser.

 

Pricing and availability

The Sony XAV-AX5500 and XAV-3500 will be available in Singapore from June 2020. No word yet on pricing so but we will update this page once we know more.