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Latest Android Auto Update, Biting At Carplays Heels.

Latest Android Auto Update, Biting At Carplays Heels.

Following on from its announcement at Google I/O last year, and being in public beta for the last few months,  Google has offically started to roll out the new look Android Auto, which now totes an improved split-screen experence very simlar to Apple’s Carplay.

During CES 2023, Google stated there are three priorities for drivers; navigation, audio and communication. All facets are viewable within the new UI.

Maps, for example, is now closer to the driver’s side, while there’s a new media card showing album art and a progress bar. There’s also a quick launcher that makes it easy to launch compatible and recently used apps.

The new capabilities include shortcuts for one-touch replies to messages, smart calling suggestions, missed call reminders and the ability to quickly share the ETA while you’re on the road. Users will also be able to make WhatsApp calls with Android Auto on Samsung or Pixel phones.

Google also says the new experience is compatible with all of the major car manufacturers and compatible with various aspect ratios for the in-car display. You can see some of the new and improved options in the video from Google below.

 

Im still waiting for the updated version to hit my S22 Ultra, so I can do a side by side with Carplay,

 

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