Honda unveiled today at the Paris motor show the Honda Connect its new European infotainment system. The system that will be fitted as standard equipment on Honda’s Civic, Civic Tourer and CR-V models next year is based on Android 4.0.4 and offer a 7-inch display screen powered by dual core processors.
Honda Connect is also MirrorLink-enabled, delivering seamless connectivity between the system and the user’s smartphone — provided it is compatible. This technology enables the user to mirror their smartphone display through Honda Connect and gain access to their smartphone applications.
Honda Connect offers Aupeo personal radio, Parking and Fuel prices data apps from Navx and local search app Cityseeker from WCities.
Honda Connect also comes with Aha. Aha offers thousands of stations of audio, spanning music, news, podcasts and audio books — as well as social media news feeds and location-based services.
Optional App: Garmin Navigation
As an option, Garmin’s satellite navigation will be available fully integrated into Honda Connect. It offers pre-loaded maps, spoken turn-by-turn directions, lane guidance photorealistic junction views, real-time traffic avoidance, speed limit warnings, 3D building, terrain views, and Eco Routing.
With Honda Connect the driver can also connect to the internet through Smartphone Wifi tethering or Mobile Wifi Router, allowing for full internet browsing while in the car, provided it is stationary.