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Sony Launches XAV-AX8100 New In-Car Media Receiver

- Updated: 4th Oct 2021, 13:14 IST
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    Sony XAV-AX8100 Features

Sony India launched its new XAV-AX8100 in-car media receiver today. It is offering new utility features, powerful sound and smart features. This is an updated model of the well-regarded current product XAV-AX8000. Moreover, this new receiver comes with new HDMI connectivity. Although it is still maintaining all the sophisticated design, seamless utility, smart features, and powerful experience.

Price and Availability

The new XAV-AX8100 will be available in car showrooms and car accessories shops across India from October 4, 2021. In addition, it retails at a price of Rs. 36,990.

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Sony XAV-AX8100 Features

First and foremost, the new media receiver comes with a newly added HDMI connectivity. This allows users to hook up external audio and visual source devices. Moreover, it features a 22.7 cm (8.95) large display which makes it convenient for the driver. It makes it easy for users while getting directions, looking for a song on their smartphones, or customizing their audio.

In addition, the display panel features an “anti-glare” clear responsive touch which makes it easy for the driver to see for safer use on the road. XAV-AX8100 gives the flexibility to the driver to connect their smartphones via multiple platforms such as Apple CarPlay, Android Audio and Web Link. Apple CarPlay integrates an iPhone with the car audio’s display and controls, enabling users to make phone calls, and much more. Whereas, Android Auto is a simpler way to use a smartphone with the car’s display. Meanwhile, WebLink is a lightweight app delivery platform designed especially for in-vehicle use.

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Additionally, the sturdily built XAV-AX8100 features a 3-way adjustable display mount that works in three directions. The display gives the driver multiple ways to adjust the screen. It also offers flexible visibility while driving. The flexible installation option also allows the AX8100 to be installed in a variety of vehicles.

Meanwhile, Sony’s head unit with high voltage 3-pre out offers a 5-volt signal. This is offering clearer sound with less distortion. Digital Sound Processing (DSP) enables drivers to adjust while creating a sound field ideal for the inside of vehicles. The Dynamic Stage Organizer (DSO) creates an ambient sound as if there were speakers on the dashboard.

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Now, the 10-band equalizer (EQ10) with 10 presets offers easy and effective frequency adjustment for various listening environments. Free Lossless Audio Codec (FLAC) compresses without any loss in quality. XAV-AX8100 can playback FLAC files with up to 24-bit depth and sampling frequency at 48 kHz.


Jaiki Kumar

2 Year ago