Adding woes for other music systems in the country, Blaupunkt launched Cape Town 940 in India for a price of Rs 54,990. The said device is an android-based navigation and multimedia system that can be called as the game changer of industry.
As reported, Cape Town 940 works on Jelly Bean (a version of Android OS). The package includes a 6.8-inch touchscreen with customisable user interface. In fact, internet connectivity can also be accessed via WiFi, and smartphones too can be integrated to the system. Standalone music player applicability, HDMI/MHL connectivity, reversing camera display and compatible with steering mounted controls compatibility are some other features of this Cape Town. Enough of the said, there are more to it with Bluetooth connectivity of connecting two phones simultaneously and also acting as independent rear seat entertainment.
On the other side, with the navigation system, maker had provided it to access the maps from the SD card as well, with traffic updates for various cities like Mumbai, Delhi NCR, Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad along with the speed alert and lane guidance. The Navigation part has been sourced from MapMyIndia for an additional amount of Rs 3,999.
On the top of all, screen given away with Cape Town 940 can also be used as a next screen of the phone. For such, one is needed to connect his phone via a mini HDMI cable and then it can be operated from the screen.
Blaupunkt is also reported to have approached the automakers for cracking a business deal using this product for their cars, but nothing concrete is delivered on the part. It said: this fully customizable system is introduced in Malaysia via some OEMs.