Best Android Auto Car Stereo in 2022 (Top 10 & Buying Guide)

Sometimes it might be quite difficult to find the best android auto car stereo. With every niche market offering so many different products, it makes sense that this is the case.

Unfortunately, this very fact can make it incredibly difficult to find the item that best suits your needs, which is why we’ve put together this android auto car stereo buying guide.

Our 10 Favorites:

10 Best Android Auto Car Stereo Reviews:

Bestseller No. 1
ATOTO F7 CarPlay & Android Auto Double Din Car Stereo Receiver, 7in IPS Touch Screen Car Radio Bluetooth F7G2A7SE, Mirrorlink, Fast Phone Charge, HD LRV(Live Rearview),Support up to 2TB SSD&512G SD
  • F7 double din car stereo Built-in CarPlay & Android Auto controlled via the USB seamlessly integrate the phone with the F7's built-in display. You can make phone calls,access your music,receive messages,get directions . You are not always limited to either of the two phone OS camps now or in the future. With the AutoLink option,you can also cast what's on the phone screen to F7's display. Certain apps not supported by CarPlay or Android Auto can still be displayed via this option.
  • F7 double din car stereo Built-in CarPlay & Android Auto controlled via the USB seamlessly integrate the phone with the F7's built-in display. You can make phone calls,access your music,receive messages,get directions . You are not always limited to either of the two phone OS camps now or in the future. With the AutoLink option,you can also cast what's on the phone screen to F7's display. Certain apps not supported by CarPlay or Android Auto can still be displayed via this option.
  • Easy Operation. When the phone is connected to F7 car stereo via USB, the system will automatically detect and run either Android Auto or CarPlay immediately, based on the phone operating system. You are free from tapping CarPlay or Andriod Auto icon manually. Other than speaking out, you are now able to wake up Siri or Google Assistant by pressing the physical key on F7, or your steering wheel audio key (if applicable), or the voice key from ATOTO wireless remote.
  • F7 SE version applies 178°full-viewing angle IPS display screen, which helps improve the viewing experience in strong daylight, and important tips such as navigation prompts could be viewed clearer than the traditional display screen. It supports running navigation from CarPlay or Android Auto while listing to FM radio or USB music in the background (others may not); Due to builtin dedicated charging protocol, phone battery will increase significantly, while running Carplay or Android Auto.
  • The ATOTO F7 has almost all the vital features you can expect from a common car stereo: (1).AM/FM radio tuner; (2).BT handsfree&A2DP music streaming; (3).USB Multimedia Playback;(4).Backup Camera Input; (5).Phone Connections; (6).Video Out for the headrest connection. It requires users to use the factory/original USB cable that came with the phone for Android Auto/CarPlay connection. Non-manufacturer-made USB cables may lead to connection issues such as a black screen, or an unstable connection.
SaleBestseller No. 2
Pioneer AVH-2400NEX 7" Touchscreen Double Din Android Auto and Apple CarPlay In-Dash DVD/CD Bluetooth Car Stereo Receiver
  • CarPlay Compatible - Android Auto Compatible - AppRadio Mode+ Compatible - Spotify, Works with Pandora, SiriusXM-Ready
  • 2-DIN - Double Din - Digital multimedia receiver receiver with AM/FM tuner
  • Bluetooth hands-free calling and audio streaming
  • 7" LCD touchscreen - Multi-color illumination - Resolution WVGA (800 x 480)
  • Bluetooth hands-free calling and audio streaming
SaleBestseller No. 3
Double Din Car Stereo Compatible with Voice Control Apple Carplay &Android Auto,7 Inch HD LCD Touch Screen with Bluetooth 5.1,MP5 Player with A/V Input,USB/Charge Port,Backup Camera,Mirror Link,SWC
  • ✔❶【Compatible with Apple Carplay & Android Auto】: This double din radio compatible with Apple CarPlay and Auto functions,It features the latest voice control technology, just connect with your smartphone that make it possible for you to access map navigation, phone contacts, email, notification, music and more while you stay focused on the road.
  • ✔❷ [Upgrade 5.1 Bluetooth/HD touch screen]: Our double din stereo is equipped with 7 inch high definition capacitive touch screen, touch it will be more sensitive and accurate, support 1080P video playback, Answer or make calls with just one push of a button, the call and sound quality of version 5.1 is clearer and more stable.The car stereo will give you a fantastic experience.
  • ✔❸【Phone Mirror Link /2 USB interface】: Apple carplay radio has 2 USBs. USB port playback, the other USB has a 2A fast charging function, which is convenient for fast charging the mobile phone. The phone mirror link allows all the software of your iPhone/smart phone to be displayed on the touchscreen radio.
  • ✔❹【Rear View Camera】: Our double din carplay stereo equipped with 12 HD LED lights, night vision and 170° viewing angle waterproof backup camera, more safer and time-efficient experience! Simply shift into reverse and the system powers on the camera automatically, for optimal visibility no matter the weather conditions! We provide detailed backup camera wiring steps, very easy to install.
  • ✔❺【Extended Function/After Sale】: Digital media FM receiver with user-friendly digital control interface, Support steering wheel control function(With SWC), USB port playback, fast charging,AUX IN connectivity, 7 color LED buttons, music player, video player, etc. ESLYYDS has professional technical team and great customer service. We offer 30-day Money-Back, 12-month Replacement, life-time Technical Support.
Bestseller No. 4
BOSS Audio Systems BCPA10RC Apple CarPlay Android Auto Car Multimedia Player - Single Din Chassis with 10.1 Inch Capacitive Touchscreen, Bluetooth, No DVD, RGB Illumination, Rear Camera Included
  • Apple CarPlay - Access icons on your iPhone by activating Siri voice controls or touchscreen. Available features include Phone, Music, Maps, Text messages, Radio, Podcasts, Audiobooks. Make your drive more interesting
  • Messages - With Siri on your side, you can ask her to read you your messages, reply as well as send them. Siri lets you concentrate on what matters most. Driving
  • Maps - Need gas? Hungry? Search along your route by asking Siri, and CarPlay will direct you every step of the way and tell you the speed limit too. Third-party navigation apps like Google Maps, Waze and Baidu are also available
  • Bluetooth - Make calls hands-free with the help of Siri. Play music apps like Spotify or Pandora as well as iTunes and Apple Music Subscription. Siri will be your DJ
  • Android Auto - Just say “Ok Google” to talk to the Google Assistant for help. Get real-time alerts on Google Maps and Waze. Make calls, check your messages, reply back, use music apps, all while keeping your hands on the steering wheel
Bestseller No. 5
Double Din Car Stereo Voice Control for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, 7 Inch Touch Screen Car Radio with Bluetooth, aftermarket MP5 Player Mirror Link, Backup Camera, AM/FM Audio Receiver, Subwoofer
  • 🚗Car radio with Bluetooth & Quality sounding FM/AM radio with RBDS - ✔The most advanced Bluetooth5.2 system on the market.✔State of The Art Voice Control, Picks up your voice more clearly. The car stereo with Bluetooth allows you to make hands-free calls, navigate, play music, etc. No more struggling to answer an important call while driving( built-in clear mic & an external mic jack). You can enjoy SXM via Apple CarPlay and android auto(Download the app on your phone).

  • 🚗Compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto - ✔A smarter, safer way to use your phone while you drive. It enables the head unit to be a display and a controller for an iOS/Android device. After a USB connection, it can access your phone functions, such as music, GPS navigation map, calls, messages, etc. Do not have a built-in GPS. ✔The navigation screen is much larger than your phone and most portable navigators.

  • 🚗Larger HD Touchscreen Car Stereo & Big Logo Design - ✔Features with 178°full-viewing angle LCD display screen. ✔1024*600 HD resolution. ✔Support 1080P video playback. ✔More sensitive and accurate. You can also enjoy the Phone Mirror Link Function(A-link Mode) which allows your iPhone/Smartphone to be displayed on the 7-inch touchscreen radio.

  • 🚗HD Rear View Camera - ✔Night vision✔170° viewing angle✔waterproof. When reversing your car, the double din radio with backup camera allows you to see the video on the radio screen through the rear view camera. It can not be used as a front camera due to the guidelines. If you wanna use your original camera or buy an extra front camera, make sure it is a CVBS signal and RCA jack. Plug it into CVBS video input port(B6 port) and select AV in Mode.

  • 🚗Extended Function/After Sale - ✔Rich ports✔Subwoofer outputs✔Steering wheel controls(not for all car models)✔Preset 16-band EQ✔7-color LED buttons. Reconfirm that your dash opening size is suitable before ordering the car media player. If it can be put in then it will fit. If not, you need to buy a suitable DASH kit or modify the new dash. We offer 30-day returns and lifetime Technical Support. Add to your wish list so that you can find us and contact us more quickly.

Bestseller No. 6
[New] ATOTO A6 PF Android Double-DIN Car Stereo, Wireless CarPlay, Android Auto, Mirrorlink, 7 in Touch Screen in-Dash GPS Navigation, Dual Bluetooth, WiFi/BT/USB Tethering, HD LRV, 2G+32GB, A6G2A7PF
  • 【High Performance】As the upgraded and enhanced successor to the popular A6 Y & A6 Karlink, A6 PF has Android 10.0, ARM Cortex A55 8-Core & 2G+32G. 7-inch 1024*600 IPS screen with a 178° full-viewing angle allows clear viewing even in broad daylight. Max. 4*45 RMS 4*24 preamp sounds great. Before you dive into its other fantastic features, it supports Key Mapping to SWC, Dual Zone Video Out, FM/AM Radio, BT Handsfree & Music, Backup Camera Input, USB Playback (reads max. 512 GB USB or 2TB SSD)
  • 【3 Internet Accesses & Dual Bluetooth】Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and USB (typically, Android car stereos only offer Wi-Fi). 2.4 & 5 GHz Wi-Fi ensures you won't be stuck at the congested 2.4 GHz. Bluetooth tethering, using Bluetooth 2 of the dual Bluetooth (BT1 is for handsfree & music), uses less power, and USB tethering, exclusive from ATOTO, even charges your phone slightly. More than 1,000 apps from Google Play Store have been tested installable on A6 PF. Make it look and function the way you like it.
  • 【CarPlay, Android Auto & Wireless MirrorLink】Wired and WIRELESS CarPlay and wired Android Auto. Run online navigation either in CarPlay or Android Auto, or directly on A6 PF; or download maps to A6 PF and get directions offline (built-in GPS). Make calls, send/receive sms, listen to music/podcasts in CarPlay or Android Auto while you focus on driving. Apps and contents not supported by CarPlay or Android Auto can be displayed on A6 PF with MirrorLink.
  • 【DSP with Time Correction, SCV & 32-band EQ, Preamp】The Digital Signal Processor makes it possible to equip A6 PF with: (1)Time Correction, aligning the time it takes for audio signals from each speaker to reach your ears; (2)Speed Compensated Volume, automatically adjusting volume as the speed changes, to adjust for road and wind noise; (3)32-band EQ, allowing deep customization for even the most sophisticated ears. The built-in max. 4*45W & RMS 4*24W amp offers great sound quality.
  • 【Live Rear-View & Customer Support】LRV offers a real-time rear-view even when driving forward (ATOTO AC-HD02LR camera required), free from the obstructions behind you inside the vehicle. A6 PF can process 720P HD rear-view camera input (other car stereos can only connect to cameras of 480-600 lines). ATOTO's professional customer support team is there for you to solve any problems concerning the installation, operation, etc. of your ATOTO products. Get continued system updates when available.
Bestseller No. 7
JENSEN J1CA7 7-inch Touch Screen Double DIN Car Stereo Media Receiver | Apple CarPlay Android Auto | Bluetooth Hands Free Calling & Music Streaming | Backup Camera Input | USB Playback & Charging
  • 7 INCH LED HIGH RESOLUTION TOUCH SCREEN (1024 x 600) – your large 7 inch LED high resolution touch screen display provides a comfortable viewing experience while keeping all your favorite content within fingers reach
  • APPLE CARPLAY – CarPlay is the smarter and safer in-vehicle interface to operate your iPhone, and the experience is taken to another level when featured in the J1CA7 multimedia receiver. Simply talk to Siri or touch the receiver’s display and 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.
  • ANDROID AUTO – Android Auto was designed with safety in mind, helping you to minimize distractions and stay focused on the road. The J1CA7 multimedia receiver combines Android Auto’s intuitive voice-controlled interface, a large touch screen and superior sound quality. Making it the perfect complement for your in-car life
  • BUILT IN BLUETOOTH – your double DIN Apple CarPlay /Android Auto car stereo head unit digital media receiver will easily pair with the vast majority of Bluetooth devices allowing you to make and receive all your calls Hands Free with Phonebook Support
  • BACKUP CAMERA INPUT – your car stereo comes equipped with a backup camera RCA input (recommended BUCAM100J sold separately)
Bestseller No. 8
ATOTO F7 XE Wireless CarPlay & Wireless Android Auto Double-DIN Car Stereo, 7 Inch in-Dash Navigation, Mirrorlink, Phone Charge, Bluetooth, QLED Display, SiriusXM, HD LRV Input with Backup Camera, Mic
  • 【Wired & wireless CarPlay and Android Auto, wired Mirror Link】This model works with wired & wireless CarPlay and Android Auto,plus wired mirror link (AutoLink) for Android and IOS (Others may only support one of them). It supports running navigation from CarPlay or Android Auto while listening to music in the background (others may not); With a built-in dedicated charging protocol, your phone battery will increase significantly while running wired CarPlay/Android Auto.
  • 【Vital Features on F7 XE】Built-in Max 4*49W Amplifier with RMS 4*29W. Preset 7-band EQ modes with 10 section adjustable frequency, combined with Time Correction and Bass Filter features to offer you an audio feast. Bluetooth 4.2 supports HFP/HSP/A2DP/AVRCP/PBAP for hands-free calling/audio streaming. Online GPS Navigation: with a specific hardware solution to integrate CarPlay/Android Auto, so that you can run iOS Maps or Google Maps/Waze on F7's HD screen, if Maps are available on your phone;
  • 【Inputs & Outputs】HD 720P front camera and rear camera inputs (other car stereo brands can only connect to cameras of 480-600 lines). With ATOTO AC-HD02LR camera (included), it offers the live rear view (LRV) function, allowing you to access the rearview even when driving ahead. AM/FM tuner; SXM ready (optional tuner required); Video outputs for headrest monitors; Keep your OEM steering wheel controller functions; if without that, we highly recommend the ATOTO AC-44F5 steering wheel remote.
  • 【HD Display / 2 USB ports & 1 SD Slot for Multimedia Playback】The actual HD 7-inch 1024 * 600P QLED touch screen with high sensitivity and a 178°full-viewing angle can offer you a brilliant screen-viewing experience even in high sunlit areas. Navigation can display on the screen in HD definition. 2 USB ports, one is for Phone Link (CarPlay, Android Auto, and Mirror Link), the other is for external multimedia playback (read up to 2TB SSD), 1 SD slot (read up to 512 GB SD card).
  • F7G2A7XE adopts the UDH07D (Universal Double-DIN Headunit with 7-inch Display) mounting style. The front panel size is 172mm x 97mm; it is compatible with almost all dash kits with a double-DIN opening and most installation dash kit brands (Metra/Scosche/PAC dash kit); you can have an integrated dashboard look. Besides, ATOTO offers continued firmware updates to improve the system and add new features. You can find firmware update notifications from the ATOTO online support system (AOCSS).
Bestseller No. 9
ZKJAYOE Double Din Car Stereo Compatible with Apple CarPlay & Android Auto & Voice Assistant, 7 Inch HD Touch Screen with Bluetooth 5.0/Backup Camera/USB/SWC/AV Input/Mirror Link/FM Car Radio
  • 【Compatible with Apple CarPlay & Android Auto & Voice Assistant】: This double din car stereo compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto features just connect with your smartphone that make it possible for you to access map navigation, phone contacts, and email , Notifications, music, etc. It uses the latest voice control technology, allowing you to make calls, navigate, and play music with the help of an intelligent voice assistant, while freeing your hands to ensure safe driving operation!
  • 【CarPlay Mirror Link Function】: This high-definition touch screen car audio is compatible with the mirror link function of almost all Android and IOS phones. Use the USB connection to sync your smartphone to the big screen and enjoy all the functions such as maps and movies! It supports up to 1920*1080P video resolution to play movies, bringing you a brand-new visual experience.
  • 【High-Definition Touch Screen and Bluetooth Function】: 7-inch high-definition capacitive touch screen, touch more sensitive and accurate, support 1080P video playback, Bluetooth 5.0 hands-free call, will not distract you when answering important calls! (Built-in clear microphone and equipped with external microphone jack) guarantee high-quality wireless music. Let you enjoy an excellent music listening experience!
  • 【Support Rear Camera and Front Camera】: Our double din CarPlay stereo supports rear view camera and high-definition night vision images.Just switch to reverse gear and the system will automatically turn on the camera's power, whether it is day or night, you can get the best visibility! (Note: The back camera is included in the package).
  • 【More Function Introduction】: It can meet the needs of most cars. (Special Note: Product Size: (180mm / 7.09inch) * (102mm / 4.02inch) * (65mm / 2.62inch) Please confirm the car size before purchasing.) Additional features: Equipped with perfect FM radio , preamplifier and subwoofer output, steering wheel control, 7-color LED button, USB charging option, working voltage : 12V, maximum output power: 4x 60W. It is recommended that users hire professional electricians for wiring, installation.
Bestseller No. 10
BOSS Audio Systems BVCP9700A-C Car Stereo System - Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, 7 Inch Double Din, Touchscreen, Bluetooth Audio and Calling Head Unit, Radio Receiver, No CD Player, Backup Camera
  • Apple CarPlay - Access icons on your iPhone by activating Siri voice controls the touchscreen. Available features include Phone, Music, Maps, Text messages, Radio, Podcasts, Audiobooks
  • Messages - With Siri on your side, you can ask her to read you your messages, reply as well as send them. Siri lets you concentrate on what matters most. Driving
  • Maps - Need gas? Hungry? Search along your route by asking Siri, and CarPlay will direct you every step of the way and tell you the speed limit too. Third-party navigation apps like Google Maps, Waze and Baidu are also available
  • Bluetooth - Make calls hands-free with the help of Siri. Play music apps like Spotify or Pandora as well as iTunes and Apple Music Subscription. Siri will be your DJ
  • Android Auto - Just say “Ok Google” and Google Assistant will help throughout your day. Get real-time alerts on Google Maps and Waze. Make calls, check your messages, reply back, use music apps, all while keeping your hands on the steering wheel

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How to find the best android auto car stereo?

Here, we’ll be going over a number of factors that you can use to ensure that you’re purchasing the best android auto car stereo for you.

Regardless of which type of item you’re looking to buy, chances are that there are existing buying guides on the internet, all of which aim to give you good android auto car stereo recommendations.

Despite these recommendations, however, it’s always a good idea to do your own research. In addition to this research, asking yourself the following questions is also super helpful:

  • What features does the android auto car stereo need to have to be perfect for my needs?
  • What is my budget?
  • Do I need to purchase a certain brand?

Once you’ve answered these questions and have a good idea of what you’re looking for and the buying process becomes much easier. Keep in mind that when looking for the best product, there’s no need to rush. In fact, very rarely are the ideal products found by choosing the first one you see or by basing your decisions on only one factor. Take your time and enjoy the process!

Now, with the answers to the previous questions in mind, we urge you to use our upcoming buying guide for android auto car stereo to find what you’re looking for:

Brand

In some cases, the brand of android auto car stereo is very important. For example, if you’re looking for an item that works in tandem with another, you might very well need both products to be the same brand. If this is the case, it’s vital to pay attention to this factor, as choosing the wrong product can mean the difference between wasting your money and buying a great product that functions as it should.

Features

The features in any given android auto car stereo are important because they can dictate which version of an item you need and how much money you need to spend. Consider all the key features that you want your item to have and don’t settle for anything that doesn’t check at least ¾ of your boxes.

Reviews

Customer reviews about android auto car stereo are crucial – especially when you’re buying a product that costs a lot of money or serves a big importance. Luckily, most products can be found online, which means that it’s common for there to be scores of customer reviews from those who have already purchased any given product.

Pay attention to these reviews. Take note of the pros and cons that they mention, and factor these into your big decision. In some cases, you’ll be forced to sacrifice one con in order to gain a particular pro, but being aware of the potential con is going to be beneficial in either case.

Quality

Of course, quality is key. You don’t want to purchase a low-quality product. If you do, you run the risk of your item breaking, not working properly, or otherwise proving to be very disappointing, as well as a waste of money.

You can compare android auto car stereo quality by researching what your potential purchases are made from, contrasting the individual items against each other to discern which one is made of the best materials.

Warranty

Warranty isn’t always going to be important, but it definitely can be. This is especially true if the item in question is tech-related or expensive. A good warranty will be valid for an extended time after purchase and cover a variety of problems ranging from item defects to random accidents, water damage, and other miscellaneous events that could ruin your product.

Conclusion

The quest to find the best android auto car stereo can be daunting – but it doesn’t have to be. It can be made much easier by asking yourself a few simple questions and then thinking critically about the items you want to buy. Consider their features, quality, brand, warranty, and customer reviews and you’re more likely to make a great purchase.