SONY XAV-601BT Double DIN A/V Receiver : Control Smartphone Features and Apps thanks to MirrorLink™ Technology

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We present to you Sony's best-in-class audio/video infotainment system. An In-Dash Receiver that provides great dynamic sound capabilities using an EQ7 7-band equalizer and a rear bass enhancer to allow your back speakers to act as a subwoofer. 

SONY XAV-601BT

Featuring Jump Mode, SensMe, and the new MirrorLink applications the receiver makes search capabilities a lot easier. Experience music playback and connectivity like never before with brand new technology that is revolutionizing the car audio industry.

SONY XAV-601BT

With integrated Bluetooth technology, Pandora internet radio control, integrated HD Radio™ tuner, SiriusXM™ satellite radio connectivity, dual USB inputs and CD/DVD playback to maximize a mobile audio experience. 

SONY XAV-601BT

We got a glimpse of this at CES, but the XAV-601BT has Sony's MirrorLink technology. Now, for those with smartphones, you can control and enjoy music, navigation and other smartphone apps safely while on the move.

Project and Control Your Smartphone on the In-car Display

MirrorLink gives you in-dash control over applications and data that you have saved on your phone. With the first MirrorLink™ compatible in-car AV centre head unit, you’re always in touch with your digital world while you’re behind the wheel. 

Project and Control Your Smartphone on the In-car Display

Just connect your MirrorLink™ certified smartphone to the XAV-601BT and you’re ready for the road. 

Mirror your Smartphone with the In-car Display
Control the Smartphone's Navigation App On-Screen

As well as making and receiving calls safely, it’s easy to interact with your phone’s media collection and compatible apps while your smartphone’s battery charges via USB. 

iPhone Connectivity Passenger App Control

You can even get directions and interact via the large 15.5cm (6.1”) touch panel with your phone’s built-in navigation app (NB: supported functions depend on capabilities of connected smartphone). 

iPhone Connectivity Passenger App Control projects iPhp

From launch, the XAV-601BT offers guaranteed MirrorLink™ compatibility with these Symbian smartphones: Nokia 701, 700, 603, N8, E7, C7, X7, C6-01. The head unit is future-proofed with simple firmware updates to add compatibility with more apps and a growing range of smartphones from other manufacturers. 

On-Screen Control of Pandora App from iPhone, Android and Blackberry phones

You don’t even have to be a driver to enjoy all the fun. Passenger App Control lets travel companions view videos and interact with apps from their connected iPhone and iPod Touch on the head unit’s touchscreen. (NB: iPod video playback requires optional cable). 

Dual USB Ports for greater Connectivity

Dual USB ports allow simultaneous connection of two portable devices. Make calls and use your smartphone’s navigation app, while browsing album artwork and playlists on your iPod/iPhone or Walkman or listening to tracks stored on USB flash memory. 

Browse album artwork and playlists on iPod/iPhone or Walkman

Music searches, control of linked devices and other functions are a pleasure via the touchscreen’s speedy, responsive ‘3D-style’ interface. Choose your background wallpaper image, or select from a choice of six eye-grabbing visualizations that bring music playback to life. 

Browse album artwork and playlists on iPod/iPhone or Walkman

Audio/video quality of the XAV-601BT is everything you’d expect from Sony’s range-topping AV Centre head unit. You’ll enjoy detail-packed DVD video playback, plus a clear view of playlists and album artwork on the large 15.5cm (6.1”) WVGA touchscreen. 

Intuitive, Powerful Interface

Pristine video is teamed with unmatched in-car sound. Immerse yourself in the emotion of a live concert with 4.1 multi-channel surround sound plus a virtual centre speaker. Sony’s unique Advanced Sound Engine lets you fine-tune each performance with a wide palette of sonic refinements to suit your mood and your music collection. 

Unique to Sony, radio reception is enhanced by a Digital Clarity Tuner that improves stereo channel separation and sound quality if you’re driving in areas with weak FM signal coverage. 

Set Background Image

Naturally the XAV-601BT supports Bluetooth for safe hands-free calls from your phone, and wireless music streaming from your Walkman or Bluetooth -enabled MP3 player. 

Quick Music Search

For additional peace of mind, the XAV-601BT features a removable front panel that detaches in an instant for improved anti-theft security while you’re away from the vehicle. 

Music Playback with Visualizer

About MirrorLink™ Technology:

MirrorLink™ is a technology standard developed by the Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC) that unites many of the world’s major electronics, automotive and mobile communications companies. 

Go Wireless with Bluetooth (A2DP)

Drivers can safely access many of their smartphone’s capabilities from behind the wheel, without looking at or touching the phone itself. 

Bluetooth Hands-free Calling

It seamlessly connects your phone with your vehicle’s information and entertainment system.

Stunning Picture Quality with Virtual 5.1ch Sound

Approved applications and content are ‘mirrored’ from the mobile device onto the display of your in-dash head unit. This connectivity allows you to interact safely with your smartphone via the car’s head unit display, steering wheel buttons and audio system. 

Detachable Panel

The new XAV-601BT in-car AV Centre with MirrorLink™ compatibility by Sony is available in Europe from June 2012. Enjoy the video!


The Sony XAV-601BT is great for turning any road trip into a fun and entertaining adventure. With great sound quality and performance, this receiver provides a new lively experience while your out on the road. 

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