The AVIC-W8400NEX supports a cable free connection between your smartphone and the receiver using Wi-Fi® wireless connectivity. Now compatible with both Android Auto Wireless and Android Auto over USB, the AVIC-W8400NEX makes it easier than ever to connect. Android Auto makes it easier to access your favorite navigation, media and communication apps on the road while minimizing distractions.
Compatibility with Apple CarPlay supports connecting to an iPhone® device using either a wireless connection or a wired USB connection. Apple CarPlay is the smarter, safer and more fun way to use an iPhone in the car.
Wi-Fi Certified Miracast™ provides additional wireless connectivity, enabling seamless display of multimedia content between compatible devices and the Pioneer receiver2. More information is available at www.wi-fi.org/discover-wi-fi/miracast.
Now you no longer need to worry about taking your smartphone out of your bag or your pocket before you get into your car.
Android Auto – The AVIC-W8400NEX also features Android Auto which extends the Android platform into the car in a way that’s purpose-built for driving. Android Auto automatically brings you useful information and organizes it into simple cards that appear just when they’re needed. It’s designed to minimize distraction so you can stay focused on the road ahead.Android Auto is compatible with Android phones running Android 5.0 (Lollipop) or later. Android Auto may not be available on all devices and is not available in all countries or regions.
Apple CarPlay – The AVIC-W8400NEX features Apple CarPlay, the smarter, safer and more fun way to use your iPhone® in the car. Apple CarPlay gives iPhone users an incredibly intuitive way to make calls, use Maps, listen to music, and verbally send and listen to messages with just a word or a touch. Apple CarPlay requires iPhone 5 or newer with the latest version of iOS.
Dual Back up Camera Input Ready – inputs enable you to add a reverse (rear facing) camera and front facing camera that can assist with front and rear visibility, towing, or parking.
Future of Navigation – In addition to the latest mapping and turn-by-turn directions to a large database of Points-of-Interest, things like restaurants, gas stations and ATMs. Pioneer’s built-in navigation models offer detailed, reliable traffic and route guidance information to help you get where you want to go.
AppRadio Mode + – Pioneer has taken the technology from our revolutionary, game-changing AppRadio and placed it in the AVIC-W8400NEX so you can experience control of compatible apps directly on your dash! When connected to an iPhone 5 or newer, or compatible Android smartphone via USB interface cable and loaded with Pioneer’s free AppRadio application, you can enjoy full on-screen access and control of your contacts, calendar, maps, and more! The intuitive interface is formatted and designed specifically for safer in-vehicle operation.
Built in Bluetooth – Stay safe and obey local hands-free laws with built-in Bluetooth (HFP). Easily pair a Bluetooth enabled phone to the AVIC- W8400NEX without having to go through complicated settings. When a registered Bluetooth device is near the receiver, the auto connection function automatically pairs the two units. From wireless audio streaming (A2DP profile), hands-free calling, and simple pairing, to audio control and artist, album, and song search (AVRCP profile*), Bluetooth® wireless technology has made life in the vehicle much more convenient. The AVIC-W8400NEX features Bluetooth Hands Free Profile 1.6 including Wideband Speech capability, which improves the sound quality of phone calls by offering double the frequency bandwidth (when compared to calls without Wideband Speech)
Pandora – personalized internet radio that is designed to help you discover new music that you’ll love mixed in with music that you already know. With the AVIC-W8400NEX, 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 and album art.
SIRI Eyes Free – Users of an iPhone® with Siri can take advantage of Siri Eyes Free functionality. With a simple touch of the NEX touchscreen, Siri starts listening through the NEX unit’s external microphone and answers your questions and requests over the vehicle’s speakers, helping you keep your eyes on the road and your hands on the wheel.
Navigation – The AVIC-W8400NEX offers a comprehensive map database from HERE® covering the entire United States (including Alaska and Hawaii), Canada, and Puerto Rico, enabling users to route to millions of destinations. As a component of the Naviextras feature, the AVIC-W8400NEX ensures that you have the most recent map database available for this receiver at the time of purchase. Customers who purchase Pioneer NEX products from authorized Pioneer dealers are eligible to update to the latest available map database free of charge during the first 45 days of operation (from the unit’s first receipt of an active GPS signal). To update the map database, visit Naviextras’ website to download the Naviextras Toolbox.
SiriusXM Ready – The AVIC-W8400NEX is SiriusXM-Ready™ so you can get over 140 channels, including commercial-free music plus the best sports and live events, comedy, news, exclusive talk and entertainment. SiriusXM programming is received through the SiriusXM Connect Vehicle Tuner (sold separately, SiriusXM subscription required). Simply connect a SiriusXM SXV300 tuner to the Pioneer receiver and receive additional features like TuneMix™, SportsFlash™ and Traffic and Weather Now™. To learn more or to purchase the tuner, visit SiriusXM.
Built in HD Radio – The AVIC-W8400NEX features a built-in HD Radio™ tuner which allows you to enjoy your radio in an all-new way. Besides broadcasting in clear digital quality, many stations offer extra local FM channels so you can enjoy more music, news, and sports – all 100% subscription FREE! Your FM stations now with near CD-quality sound (on single channel stations), AM stations now in stereo and sounding like FM stations, and crystal-clear reception with no audio distortion. With HD Radio, you’ll also see song titles, album art, and station information and be able to tag new discoveries.
Dual Zone Entertainment – The AVIC-W8400NEX allows rear seat passenger to enjoy audio or video content on additional rear seat monitors and headphones, even while the front passenger and driver listen to audio from other sources or operate navigation functions simultaneously.
iDatalink Maestro – Keep your factory features and expand your level of in-vehicle connectivity with Pioneer NEX and iDatalink Maestro RR. When your AVIC-W8400NEX receiver is installed into a compatible vehicle using the iDatalink Maestro RR (sold separately), you’ll be able to enjoy the performance and features of the AVIC-W8400NEX receiver plus touchscreen control over key factory audio features. The AVIC-W8400NEX supports factory functions via the iDatalink Maestro RR including: Steering Wheel Controls, Media Player (including the factory AUX-in and USB ports), Hands-Free Telephone, Voice Commands, Satellite Radio, and Secondary Display Support.
USB Direct Control for iPod/iPhone – Pioneer’s AVIC-W8400NEX is ready to roll with direct connectivity to your iPod or iPhone for music and video via an optional USB interface cable (sold separately) depending on your iOS device. Song, artist, time and album information are beautifully displayed on the 7″ touchscreen. Powerful searching tools such as Link Play and Alphabet Search to 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/iPhone charged.
Enhanced User Interface – More advanced than ever before, NEX features a responsive, powerful and intuitive touchscreen user interface that is easy to use and highly customizable. Clearly, NEX is designed specifically for today’s smartphone and tablet-driven lifestyle.
Stay Connected – Connect your compatible iOS or Android™ smartphone with NEX for a truly connected experience, bringing many of your favorite apps right into the dashboard and letting you communicate using advanced high quality Bluetooth connectivity. In addition to playing numerous sources and file formats, Pioneer’s AppRadio Mode + allows you to bring many of your favorite apps right into the dashboard. All NEX models feature built-in Bluetooth® that enables both hands-free calling and audio streaming. Including the latest Hands-Free Profile (HFP 1.6) with Wideband Speech capability, NEX provides more natural sound quality and details during calls. When streaming music, NEX even lets you browse and select the media stored on your smartphone using the AVRCP 1.6 profile.
Sound Quality for All – Your car and your music are as unique as you are. With a Pioneer NEX in-dash receiver, sound quality features like built-in Auto EQ and Time Alignment, 13-Band Graphic Equalizer with touch panel swipe settings and built-in high/low pass crossover with adjustable points and slopes provide you with the controls to tailor the listening experience to your vehicle and listening preferences. The CD-MC20 microphone is required for Auto EQ features and is sold separately.
Your love of high-res audio does not need to stop at the front door. Enjoy FLAC files in your vehicle without the need to convert. Pioneer’s NEX in-dash receivers were the first in the industry to offer playback of files encoded as high-res FLAC up to 192kHz/24 bit and provide playback output at CD quality. With Pioneer, your high-res FLAC is no longer confined to your home hi-fi system – put your music on the move.