New User Interface
Previously only available on the NEX line, the AVH-X4800BS features the responsive, powerful and intuitive NEX user interface that is easy to use and highly customizable. It features a new clear resistive touchscreen that provides brighter, more vibrant colors and increased touch sensitivity, making it more responsive than traditional resistive touch panels.
Hands-free Calling and Audio Streaming
From hands-free calling, wireless audio streaming with artist, album, and song search, simple pairing, and voice recognition, Bluetooth® wireless technology has made life in the vehicle much more convenient. The AVH-X4800BS with Bluetooth also includes better call quality reception using the new Wideband Speech Handsfree Profile 1.6. Nearly doubling the bandwidth of the frequency helps bring call quality similar to FM reception.
Use Your Voice
With built-in Bluetooth wireless technology, the AVH-X4800BS provides the ability to utilize the voice recognition engine that is part of the operating system on a users smartphone. This feature is compatible with iOS devices that have voice recognition capability.
Users with an iPhone® 4s or newer can take advantage of Siri® Eyes Free functionality with a touch of a button. When activated, Siri voice prompts play through the vehicles speakers and the users commands and questions are received and transmitted to the receiver using the external microphone. Siri Eyes Free provides access to many iPhone functions such as music selection, making phone calls and listening to text messages, calendar information, and reminders.
Your Favorite Stations wherever you go, Wherever you are
The AVH-X4800BS is SiriusXM-Ready so you can listen to commercial-free music, all your favorite sports, exclusive talk and entertainment, comedy, news, traffic, weather, and more! Simply connect the SiriusXM Connect Vehicle Tuner to the dedicated port on the rear of the receiver and control and enjoy satellite radio without additional translators or cables. Features like Tune Start, Tune Scan, Replay, and iTunes® Tagging will be available on the receiver. The SiriusXM Connect Vehicle Tuner is sold separately. Also, a subscription to SiriusXM Radio is required.
The AVH-X4800BS features AppRadio One, providing you the ability to view and control compatible iPhone and Android smartphone apps to easily access your digital lifestyle from the receiver's touchscreen using a one-cable connection. Users of iPhone 5 or newer and select Android smartphones can gain access to certain apps using the cables below:
iPhone users can use the Pioneer CD-IU52 Lightning to USB cable or the Lightning cable that comes with the phone
Android users can use the Pioneer CD-MU200 USB to micro USB cable or the micro USB cable that comes with the phone
For more information, visit pioneerelectronics.com/AppRadioOne
With Spotify being a dedicated A/V source on the AVH-X4800BS, you now have the ability to control content from the Spotify app on iPhone and Android devices. You can play, pause and skip tracks, browse playlists, albums and radio stations on the go using the Pioneer controls. If you are a Spotify premium user (requires a monthly paid subscription), you can enjoy ad-free, high quality music even when there is no internet connection.
Audio and Video Quality
The AVH-X4800BS offers FLAC file playback capability at up to 48 kHz/24 bit high resolution CD-quality audio playback. It is also loaded with new audio settings to enhance your music listening experience including a 13-band EQ with slope adjustments, time alignment, two-way network, auto EQ, Pioneers proprietary Sound Retriever AIR, and high voltage preouts.
A Better-Than-Ever Listening Experience
Great music discovery is effortless and free with Pandora. Just start with the name of one of your favorite artists, songs, genres or composers and Pandora will do the rest.
With the AVH-X4800BS, you can enjoy superior sound quality and full control of the Pandora experience in your car directly from the touchscreen display of the receiver. You are able to give tracks "thumbs up" or "thumbs down," bookmark a song so you can purchase it later, easily switch between your personalized radio stations, and view full track data.
Pioneer has made it easier to create new Pandora stations and store your personalized stations while the app is in use with the Pandora Station Creation and Station Presets features. Both iPhone and select Android users can simply press and hold a button on the receiver to create a new Pandora station dynamically from the currently playing song or artist. Station Presets allows you to store your personalized stations on six presets for easy access on the receiver.
In-dash control for Pandora is compatible with both iOS and select Android devices. Simply download and launch the free Pandora app to your device and connect it to the AVH-X4800BS to take your music to the next level. iOS devices require a wired connection using the CD-IU51 USB interface cable for 30-pin devices (sold separately) or CD-IU52 USB interface cable for Lightning devices (sold separately). Android devices need to be paired to the receiver via Bluetooth while the Pandora app is running.
Keep the Party going
MIXTRAX® is an innovative Pioneer technology that creates a nonstop mix of your music library complete with a range of DJ-inspired effects. Drawing from Pioneers rich DJ heritage and our passion for music, MIXTRAX delivers a unique DJ infused listening experience to those in the car. MIXTRAX takes the music from an iPhone, iPod, USB device, or certain Android devices and plays it back with added transitions and effects, creating a virtual DJ inside the Pioneer receiver.
MIXTRAX makes automatic remixing of tracks extra quick and easy. Simply connect your USB compatible device and listen as tracks are joined by various random sound effects in nonstop mix play to keep the groove going in full swing.
MIXTRAX also features club-style illumination that enhances the mood with a dynamic dance club-like lighting effect. As MIXTRAX begins, lights start pulsing to the beat of the music, adding an extra level of entertainment. Choose among multiple patterns of lighting variations from sound pressure level or low-pass synchronization modes.
USB Direct Control for iPOD/iPhone
Pioneer's AVH-X4800BS is ready to roll with direct connectivity to your iPod or iPhone for music playback via the optional CD-IU51 interface cable for 30-pin devices (sold separately) or CD-IU52 interface cable for Lightning devices (sold separately). For 30-pin devices that support music and video playback, you can use a CD-IU201V interface cable (sold separately). Song, artist, time and album information are beautifully displayed on the 7" touchscreen. Powerful tools such as Link Search and Alphabet Search help you find content faster. The system's wired USB connection provides direct digital signal transfer from the device for clean, clear sound, while providing 1 amp of current to keep your iPod or iPhone charged.
Android Music Support
Users of Android devices running operating system 4.0 or later can connect and listen to music stored on their device to the AVH-X4800BS without the need for an app. The process is made possible using Media Transfer Protocol (MTP). MTP allows the CD receiver to recognize the Android smartphone as a music storage device. Users can now access music via USB stored on an Android device and operate basic operations like FF, REW, Play, Pause, Random Play, and Repeat. Metadata information such as track, artist, and album name can be displayed.
Easily upgrade to navigation with the addition of the AVIC-U260 add-on navigation system. This versatile hideaway unit allows you to switch to navigation mode with the touch of a button. Get to your destination by inputting an address or search through the POI library while enjoying whatever source is currently playing.
Customize your Colors
Select among five colors (blue/red/amber/green/violet) for the display and 112 different colors to match unit illumination to your vehicle's interior lighting. Also choose from several background images to suit your mood.