The BYD Atto 3 electric crossover is set to get Apple CarPlay smartphone projection capabilities in early 2023, but there’s no word yet on Android Auto.
- Wired Apple CarPlay is gradually coming to Atto 3s from January 2023.
- Full screen implementation, but only horizontal
- It’s not clear when Android Auto will land.
“Apple CarPlay will be delivered to customers over the air. [OTA] The update will be updated in batches between the months of January and February 2023 and will come as standard with all new BYD Atto 3s from the end of January 2023,” said EVDirect CEO Luke Todd. EFTM.
The local distributor said it is currently in the final stages of testing and regulatory approvals to launch CarPlay for Atto 3 owners who use an Apple iPhone, and will contact customers when they receive their OTA from OTA. Can expect to land on vehicles.
The system has already been implemented on a fleet of its press vehicles, showing that Apple CarPlay fills the entire 12.8-inch horizontal infotainment screen – but when the display is rotated to portrait mode, it faces away. Does not stop.
While many other new models are unlikely to hit the market (though certainly not most), the BYD electric car still A cable is required to connect and use CarPlay.
According to an old brochure currently on the company’s website, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto were promised to launch in the third quarter of 2022 (July to September).
While it is not clear when Android smartphone users will be able to enjoy similar functionality with the Atto 3, Zechar EVDirect previously reported publishing a brochure that outlined the Android Auto will be wireless.
The last OTA software update pushed out in late September brought built-in navigation powered by Nokia’s open-source Here Technologies, a Spotify music streaming app and a BYD voice assistant for its DiLink infotainment system. was
How much is BYD Atto 3?
The BYD Atto 3 was subject to a $3630 price hike this month, which saw it hand the title of Australia’s cheapest electric car to the MG ZS EV.
The Atto 3 starts at $48,011. A fully specified model and two battery sizes offer a claimed WLTP range of 345km and 420km respectively on the standard range and extended range battery before on-road costs and incentives.