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  • Smartphone Connectivity

    By connecting your smartphone and receiver wirelessly,
    your driving time will be more fun and convenient.


    Safe, Smart and Comprehensive Control with Apple CarPlay

    Apple CarPlay is a safer way to use your iPhone in the car. Simply talk to Siri or touch the receiver’s display to get directions from Apple Maps, make phone calls, listen to voicemail, send and receive texts, and listen to music, all in a way that allows you to stay focused on the road. With the latest iOS version (iOS 12.0 and higher), 3rd party navigation apps like Google Maps™ and Waze™ are also supported. New KENWOOD Wi-Fi receivers now support Apple CarPlay wirelessly (compatible phone required).

    *Some features, applications, and services are not available in all areas. For details, see:


    Android Auto for Easy Connectivity

    Android Auto was designed with safety in mind, helping you to minimize distractions and stay focused on the road. KENWOOD’s multimedia receivers combine an intuitive voice controlled interface with a large touch screen and superior sound quality, making it the perfect complement for your in-car life. You can even listen to and control music from your favorite streaming service like Spotify. Navigate to where you need to with Google Maps or Waze.
    New KENWOOD Wi-Fi receivers also support Android Auto wirelessly
    (compatible phone required).

    To wirelessly use Android Auto on your car display, you need a compatible Android smartphone with an active data plan. You can check which smartphones are compatible at


    Wireless Mirroring for Android

    Wireless Mirroring is a groundbreaking solution for seamlessly displaying and controlling your smartphone apps on a KENWOOD receiver screen without cables or a network connection on selected Android devices.


    True Mirroring via USB for iPhone & Android, 2-Way Touch Control for Andoid

    True Mirroring allows you to display and control your smartphone on a KENWOOD receiver screen via USB. You can enjoy your favorite apps on a large display with impressive sound quality. Before starting True Mirroring, just install the free app “Mirroring for KENWOOD” on your smartphone and connect it to the receiver via Bluetooth as well as a USB cable.

    USB Mirroring with iPhone have following restrictions:
    1) During USB mirroring on iOS device, when a call is received, USB mirroring disconnects and needs to be manually reconnected.
    2) USB Mirroring is not compatible with original Music application on the iPhone.
    3) USB Mirroring is disconnected when the iPhone goes to the sleep mode.


    Music Mix – High Quality Audio Streaming x 5 devices

    Up to 5 Bluetooth devices can be paired to the head unit at the same time. You can enjoy audio streaming just by switching the devices among your friends and family.

    Kenwood DMX8520DABS 7" Display Receiver

    SKU: DMX8520DABS
      • 7 Inch Capacitive Display
      • Wireless Apple CarPlay
      • Android Auto via USB
      • USB & Wi-Fi Mirroring
      • DAB+ Receiver
      • Bluetooth 4.2, HPF 1.7.1 High Quality
      • 2 Phone Full Time Connectivity
      • Dual USB 1.5A Charging
      • Triple Camera Inputs

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