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Sound Quality

Excellent

Features

Excellent

Design

Excellent

Ease of Use

Excellent

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Most Helpful Positive
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Great Head Unit With Room For Improvement

XAV712HD 26/03/2015  (USA)

I upgraded to this HU coming from one of the top of the line JVC HUs and so far I have been quite pleased with its quality. The screen while very good, is not impressive though. Also, the main user interface is quite boring and dull looking from what one would expect from a $700+ HU, but I am hoping for firmware updates somewhere along the road so it is something still open for debate. Now for the good, the sound quality on this baby is SUPERB, light years better than what I had with my previous HU, which was also a very expensive one. Search for reviews for this and you will find I am not joking. There are also plenty of sound tweaking options at your disposal which lead to a pleasing EQ experience since we all have different tastes in how we listen to our music. The background animations while playing music are also extremely enjoyable and of really high quality, they specially shine when driving around at night and have gotten plenty of compliments because of this. Playback for DVDs is exceptional, with fast loading of discs and great picture quality and sound. Bluetooth is also exceptional, and most people will not notice much difference in sound quality when using this vs usb cable. The rest of my sound system is also top notch, so I can pretty much verify this. Overall I am very pleased with this HU but do expect further updates so we can make the most out of this high quality piece of equipment.

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Most Helpful Critical
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No GS5 support

XAV712HD 06/06/2014 by droiduser (USA)

I bought this unit to use with Galaxy S5, but no mirrorlink, maps, or bluetooth audio support. Sony app does not work either :(

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5 Customer Reviews

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Great sound! Great features! It's a Sony!

XAV712HD 07/05/2017 by JET PRO (USA) Verified Purchaser Verified

Quality build. Great sound, and picture. HDMI, USB's and Bluetooth connectivity.

Sound Quality

Excellent

Features

Excellent

Design

Excellent

Ease of Use

Excellent

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Great Head Unit With Room For Improvement

XAV712HD 26/03/2015  (USA)

I upgraded to this HU coming from one of the top of the line JVC HUs and so far I have been quite pleased with its quality. The screen while very good, is not impressive though. Also, the main user interface is quite boring and dull looking from what one would expect from a $700+ HU, but I am hoping for firmware updates somewhere along the road so it is something still open for debate. Now for the good, the sound quality on this baby is SUPERB, light years better than what I had with my previous HU, which was also a very expensive one. Search for reviews for this and you will find I am not joking. There are also plenty of sound tweaking options at your disposal which lead to a pleasing EQ experience since we all have different tastes in how we listen to our music. The background animations while playing music are also extremely enjoyable and of really high quality, they specially shine when driving around at night and have gotten plenty of compliments because of this. Playback for DVDs is exceptional, with fast loading of discs and great picture quality and sound. Bluetooth is also exceptional, and most people will not notice much difference in sound quality when using this vs usb cable. The rest of my sound system is also top notch, so I can pretty much verify this. Overall I am very pleased with this HU but do expect further updates so we can make the most out of this high quality piece of equipment.

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Nice features better for Android users

XAV712HD 29/12/2014 by iphoneuser12345 (USA)

The bluetooth is great, sound is pretty good, Mirror link is for android devices and I have an iPhone. The store recommended this but I would not have purchased it if I knew that the iPhone interface did not show the screen without using the HDMI cable and does not work while driving. I bought it for the 7 inch screen for the navigation apps on my phone. I could have lived with a 6 inch screen if I knew I still needed to look at my phone.

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Great Head Unit!

XAV712HD 01/07/2014 by gothamheresy (USA)

Menus are easy to navigate. Settings are easy to find. Navigation works great! Movies are a dream. Be sure to keep the software updated and this thing will perform great!

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No GS5 support

XAV712HD 06/06/2014 by droiduser (USA)

I bought this unit to use with Galaxy S5, but no mirrorlink, maps, or bluetooth audio support. Sony app does not work either :(

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