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BOSS Audio Systems, a supplier of 12-volt aftermarket audio and video products, announced the launch of the BVCP9685A, a double-DIN head unit with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

Now available online and soon to be available at nationwide retailers, the BVCP9865A comes with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and a sharp, responsive 6.75 capacitive touchscreen, according to a press release. The MECH-LESS multimedia player lets drivers enjoy on-screen navigation, phone calls, messages, and a wide range of music and phone apps.

“As smartphones become an essential part of people’s day to day life, a great car stereo that can talk with your smartphone is extremely important to keep consumers connecting seamlessly.”, said VP of Sales and Marketing Doug Kern. “The BVCP9685A is our newest in-dash version of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto and it shows BOSS Audio Systems’ commitment to leading the market with high demand products featuring connectivity and driver safety. Our products go through a formal certification process and we are proud to launch full featured, affordable quality choices for our consumers.”

The BVCP9685A boasts 80 Watts x 4 Max Power and allows a range of incoming data sources, including Bluetooth/USB, MP3, WMA, FM/AM, and digital media from smart phones. Smart features include a rear camera and steering wheel control inputs (interface module sold separately) along with multi-color illumination options.

The BVCP9865A is first in a range of CarPlay/Android Auto products by Boss. MSRP for the BVCP9865A is $249.99.