Alpine X208U 8-Inch Universal Mechless Restyle Dash System
Alpine X208U Mechless Navigation Receiver with both Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ capability allows you to have all the benefits of the latest smartphone integration technology while giving you a secure and dependable navigation system.
Apple CarPlay™ And Android Auto™
The X208U is compatible with both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. After connecting your smartphone via charging cable and activating Bluetooth for Android Auto use, you get your music, driving directions, and phone calls controlled from the 8-inch touchscreen and heard through your vehicle’s speaker system.
The X208U “Works with Apple CarPlay” and lets iPhone users make and receive calls, access text messages, play music, and get directions in a way that allows them to stay focused on the road.
The X208U is Android Auto Compatible. Android Auto was designed with safety in mind. With larger touch targets, a simplified interface, and easy-to-use voice actions.
The Alpine Connect app for iOS and Android is an easy way to use popular apps in your vehicle. The free Alpine Connect app brings content from select apps Alpine Go!, MyQ® by Chamberlain®, Yelp®, iHeartRadio® and Glympse® into your vehicle, delivering the information through the familiar and easy-to-use interface on your Alpine dash system.
Monitor & Control Your Home Access With MyQ®
Running late and can’t remember if you closed the garage door? Were the kids dropped off at home earlier than planned and now need to get in the house? Want your garage door opened as you get into its proximity? Now you can be on the road and still monitor your home access with the MyQ app by Chamberlain used on the Alpine Connect app. MyQ provides convenience and peace of mind that lets you use your compatible Alpine in-dash system
8-inch Touchscreen with Swipe User Interface and Anti-Glare Screen
The X208U’s intuitive interface allows for 4-way swipe action control: Left, Right, Down, Up. You are just one swipe away from the most commonly accessed features:
Hard Keys for Direct Access to Apple CarPlay and Android Auto Features
The X208U has intelligent hard buttons that allow you to toggle between the unit’s embedded navigation and Apple CarPlay or Android Auto’s navigation screen which makes it very simple to figure out where you’re going with one touch. The Audio hard button lets you access whatever is playing, whether it’s AM/FM radio or one of your favorite apps on your smartphone.
Controlling Multiple Camera Systems Has Never Been Easier
It’s easy to add handy Drive Assist front or rear camera systems to the X208U. Choose from a variety of Alpine camera systems that offer various views like ground view for connecting a tow hitch, wide-angle views to see past your vehicle, and multi-angle views to see two images on the screen.
Bluetooth Hands-Free Calling and Audio Streaming
Be smart when using your phone on the road. The built-in Bluetooth® wireless technology allows for hands-free calling, secure simple pairing (SSP) and call waiting.
HDMI: More Entertainment with Just One Cable
Now it’s possible to enjoy even more content than ever before through your X208U. The X208U has HDMI compatibility for one input. Expand up to two devices with HDMI connectivity using the KCX-630HD HDMI Selector Interface, sold separately, that adds an extra HDMI input for more flexibility.
FLAC Playback for Superior Sound
The X208U offers FLAC playback via USB for the best music experience. Other supported formats include MP3/WMA/AAC/HE-AAC music playback via USB
Works with Pandora® Internet Radio for iPhone® and Android Smartphones
Stream music from your Android smartphone using Alpine’s Advanced technology. With your Android, enjoy easy wireless operation of your favorite Pandora channels with Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down buttons directly on the faceplate.
Built-In Digital HD Radio®
Get all the music and programming you want to hear in a crystal-clear digital format. FM stations with CD-quality sound and AM stations with FM-quality sound, both with virtually no distortion.
Made for iPod® / Works with iPhone®
It’s convenient to control your iPod or iPhone in the car – enjoy seamless operation of your iPod in addition to full control of all your favorite media sources. Control all search options of your iPod directly from the X208U via Playlist, Artist, Album, Song, Genre, Podcast or Composer.
Satellite Radio Ready
The X208U is SiriusXM-Ready™ and connects to the SiriusXM SXV300 Connect Vehicle Tuner Kit (sold separately, subscription required). SiriusXM features include: album art; display of channel logos; pause, rewind and replay. up to 60 minutes of content while listening to satellite radio; start songs from the beginning when tuned to any favorite music channel using TuneStart™; scan and select songs on favorite music channels with TuneScan™.
Video Entertainment for Your Enjoyment
The X208U is mechless, but you can still enjoy DVD video entertainment while parked by easily adding the DVE-5300 DVD Player to playback these formats: CD audio, MP3, WMA, MPEG2 AAC, MPEG4 AAC, WAV, DVD-Video, DVD-VR, and Video CD.