Sony’s new in-car receivers aim to make you drive safer
October 26, 2020

Features a larger and smarter display.

Sony MEA has just launched the XAV-AX8000 and XAV-1500 in-car audio receivers, booth offering various usability features that help should keep you driving safely and in style. 

“Without doubt, the use of larger, more vibrant screens on in-car dashboards allow drivers and passengers the convenience of having the ultimate entertainment and navigation experience while on the go”, said Sanjay Panikar, Head of Marketing, Car Audio, Middle East & Africa. “Besides these, Sony’s newest media receivers also feature a range of exciting connectivity options like Apple CarPlay 2, Android Auto 3, and WebLink Cast that provides a user the power of convenience.”

The XAV-AX8000 features an 8.95-inch anti-glare display that hovers over your dashboard compatible in a single-DIN space. It supports both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, along with WebLink Cast, an app that lets you mirror your smartphone screen directly on the display.

The XAV-1500 on the other hand features a 6.2-inch anti-glare screen that also connects via a single-DIN rear chassis. There’s WebLink Cast support along with Bluetooth for hands-free calling and music streaming. It also features Extra Bass with various sound optimizations like DSO, a 10-band equalizer, and FLAC audio support.

Both the XAV-AX8000 and the XAV-1500 are now available in the UAE at 1,649 AED and 889 AED respectively.

by Victor Philip Ortiz
Tech Enthusiast and Movie Buff. When he’s not busy playing with the latest games, Victor usually spends his time collecting Blu-rays and building his own movie library. As the Online Editor for T3 Middle East, he develops and writes content for which includes reviews, features, and videos in addition to managing its social media and web content.
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