Which Apple CarPlay Receiver Head Units Support Wireless CarPlay

Published On December 29, 2018 | Feature

Wireless Apple CarPlay has been around for some time now, however it has taken aftermarket makers some considerable time to get their wireless compatible head units to market.

Over the last year we have seen a few new wireless Apple CarPlay receivers release in North America, whilst there are some similar models appearing in the EU/UK.

Below is a live list of currently available wireless Apple CarPlay receivers that you can buy and install in your vehicle today.

Alpine iLX-107

Alpine was the first receiver to deliver wireless Apple CarPlay. Sadly due to hardware restrictions, availability worldwide is rather limited. If you’re in the North America you can purchase the iLX-107 wireless Apple CarPlay unit now from various outlets including Amazon. Just don’t expect a release in EU/UK any time soon.

Features:

  • 7″ WVGA display(800×480)
  • Capacitive touch screen
  • 3 Pre-out (2V)
  • 50 Watt x4 Amplification
  • Rear camera support
  • Rear Parking Assist

Notes:

  • No CD/DVD drive
  • No Android Auto support
  • 2V preouts instead of 4V
  • No built-in navigation
  • No bluetooth audio streaming (?!)

Pioneer AVH-W4400NEX

Like Alpine, Pioneer has also recently adapted its popular 4400NEX head unit with added wireless Apple CarPlay support. The AVH-W4400NEX also support both Android Auto Wireless and Apple CarPlay via a wireless connection plus Wi-Fi Certified Miracast wireless mirroring for older devices, you no longer need to worry about taking your smartphone out of your bag or your pocket before you get into your car.

Note that is head unit does not come with its own navigation or parking assist. It also features a resistive screen where as the Alpine 107 features parking assist and comes with a capacitive screen.

Features:

  • 7″ WVGA display(800×480)
  • Resistive touch screen
  • SD Card Slot
  • 3 Pre-out (4V)
  • 50 Watt x4 Amplification
  • Rear camera support
  • Android Auto compatible
  • Bluetooth
  • CD/DVD drive

Notes:

  • No built-in navigation
  • Resistive touch screen
  • Motorised display
  • HDMI Input

Pioneer AVH-W6400NEX

Pioneer’s mid-tier receiver packs the same resistive touchscreen and wireless capability as the W4400NEX, albeit with a 6.2” fix screen display, navigation support, no SD card slot and just 1Amp power to its rear USB port.

Features:

  • 6.2″ WVGA display(800×480)
  • Resistive touch screen
  • Built-in Navigation
  • 3 Pre-out (4V)
  • 50 Watt x4 Amplification
  • Rear camera support
  • Bluetooth
  • HDMI Input

Notes:

  • No Navigation
  • Smaller display
  • Resistive touch screen
  • CD/DVD drive
  • Fixed display
  • Not Android Auto compatible

Pioneer AVIC-W8400NEX

Pioneer’s flagship receiver also packs Apple wireless CarPlay connectivity. Built from the same mold as the W4400NEX the W8400NEX most carries the same featureset, so you basically paying extra for a capacitive screen technology.

Features:

  • 7″ WVGA display(800×480)
  • Capacitive touch screen
  • Built-in Navigation
  • SD card support
  • 3 Pre-out (4V)
  • 50 Watt x4 Amplification
  • Rear camera support
  • Bluetooth
  • HDMI Input

Notes:

  • CD/DVD drive
  • Motorised display

Pioneer AVH-Z9100DAB & Z9100BT

Flagship Wi-Fi enabled high-end multimedia entertainment AV system with a large 7-inch 24 bit True Colour Clear Type Resistive Multi-touchscreen. Enjoy Apple CarPlay wireless, Android Auto, Waze and Bluetooth. Dual USB, HDMI and Dual camera input is also included, as well as superior audio and video performance. (Russian Model)


Pioneer AVIC-Z910DAB

Flagship Wi-Fi enabled high-end built-in navigation AV system with a large 7-inch 24 bit True Colour Capacitive Multi-touchscreen. Enjoy Apple CarPlay wireless, Android Auto, Waze, Bluetooth and DAB+ Digital Radio (Digital Radio Tick Mark approved). Dual USB, HDMI and Dual camera input is also included, as well as superior audio and video performance.


Pioneer AVIC-Z810DAB & DAB-C

Wi-Fi enabled high-end built-in navigation AV system with a large 7-inch 24 bit True Colour Clear Type Resistive Multi-touchscreen. Enjoy Apple CarPlay wireless, Android Auto, Waze, Bluetooth and DAB+ Digital Radio (Digital Radio Tick Mark approved). Dual USB and Dual camera input is also included, as well as superior audio and video performance.


Pioneer AVIC-Z710DAB & DAB-C

Wi-Fi enabled high-end built-in navigation AV system with 6.2-inch 24 bit True Colour Clear Type Resistive Multi-touchscreen. Enjoy Apple CarPlay wireless, Waze, Bluetooth and DAB+ Digital Radio (Digital Radio Tick Mark approved). Dual USB and Dual camera input is also included, as well as superior audio and video performance.


Pioneer AVIC-Z610BT & BT-C

Wi-Fi enabled high-end built-in navigation AV system with 6.2-inch 24 bit True Colour Clear Type Resistive Multi-touchscreen. Enjoy Apple CarPlay wireless, Waze and Bluetooth. Dual USB and Dual camera input is also included, as well as superior audio and video performance.


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