Car Navigation Receiver
Pioneer’s NEX or Networked Entertainment eXperience line of receivers feature an innovative and powerful new user interface that is responsive and highly customizable. The NEX models are designed especially for today’s smartphone-driven lifestyle.
The AVIC-5201NEX 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 access messages with just a word or a touch.
THE CONNECTED CAR
AppRadioLIVE pulls content from many different sources and services with which you likely already have an account. All you have to do is download the FREE AppRadioLIVE app and sync your services. All your information saved on those accounts will be pulled into the AppRadioLIVE interface.
Note: iPhone 5 or newer compatibility requires the purchase of the CD-IH202 interface cable kit (sold separately), Apple® Lightning Digital AV adapter (sold separately), and Apple Lightning to USB cable (sold separately).
AppRadioLIVE pulls content from many different sources and services. All you have to do is download the FREE AppRadioLIVE app and sync your services. Information saved on those accounts will be pulled into the AppRadioLIVE interface.
Hands-Free Calling and Audio Streaming
Stay safe and obey local hands-free laws with built-in Bluetooth (HFP). Easily pair a Bluetooth-enabled phone to the AVIC-5201NEX without having to go through complicated settings. When a registered Bluetooth device is in close proximity to the receiver, the auto connection function automatically pairs the two units.
From hands-free calling, wireless audio streaming (A2DP) with artist, album, and song search, simple pairing, and control audio (AVRCP), Bluetooth® wireless technology has made life
in the vehicle much more convenient. The AVIC-5201NEX with Bluetooth also includes better call quality reception using the new Wideband Speech Handsfree Profile 1.6. Nearly doubling the bandwidth of the frequency helps bring call quality similar to FM reception.
Other features include the ability to browse music libraries on smartphones wirelessly.
A Better-Than-Ever Listening Experience
Pandora is a 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-5201NEX, you can enjoy the 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.
Compatible with Apple iOS, as well as Android devices that support the Bluetooth Serial Port Profile (SPP). Simply download the free Pandora Radio app to your iPhone or Android device and connect to the AVIC-5201NEX and take your music to the next level.
For more information and to sign up for a free account, visit pandora.com.
Power of 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.
Navigate with Confidence
The AVIC-5201NEX 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 including 7.9 million points of interest (POIs).
As a component of the Naviextras feature, the AVIC-5201NEX 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.
Your Favorite Stations Wherever You Go, Wherever You Are
The AVIC-5201NEX 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 the 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.
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. Four of the five NEX models with built-in navigation offer detailed, reliable traffic and route guidance information to help you get where you want to go.
Dual Zone Entertainment
The AVIC-5201NEX allows rear-seat passengers 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.
The AVIC-5201NEX 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.
Keep the Party Going!
Keep the party going with MIXTRAX®, an innovative Pioneer technology that creates a non-stop mix of your music library complete with a range of DJ-inspired effects. Drawing from Pioneer’s rich DJ heritage and our passion for music, MIXTRAX delivers a unique DJ-infused listening experience to those in the car. MIXTRAX takes the music from an iPhone, iPod, USB device, or certain Android devices and plays it back with added transitions and effects, creating a virtual DJ inside the Pioneer receiver.
MIXTRAX makes automatic remixing of tracks extra-quick and easy. Simply connect your USB-compatible device and listen
as tracks are joined by various random sound effects in non-stop-mix play to keep the groove going in full swing.
MIXTRAX also features club-style illumination that enhances the mood with a dynamic dance club-like lighting effect. As MIXTRAX begins, lights start pulsing to the beat of the music, adding an extra level of entertainment. Choose among multiple patterns of lighting variations from sound pressure level or low-pass synchronization modes.
USB Direct Control for iPod/iPhone
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.
Connect your compatible iOS or Android™ smartphone with NEX for a truly connected experience. Bring 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 1.4 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. Built-in high/low pass crossover with adjustable points and slopes provides 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 sold separately.
Your love of high-res audio does not need to stop at the front door. Now for the first time in an aftermarket car stereo. You can enjoy FLAC files in your vehicle without the need to convert. Pioneer’s NEX in-dash receivers are the first in the industry to offer playback of files encoded. With Pioneer, your high-res FLAC is no longer confined to your home hi-fi system – put your music on the move.
Caution: Read the operation manual as well as all instructions and cautions before use. Pay attention to the road, limit glances at the device. Do not use any feature if it cannot be operated both safely and legally in your location and environment. Distracted driving may result in serious injury, including death. Certain functions such as video playback and keyboard input are restricted through a parking brake interlock system.