Audi A4: The Controller of

This future is already in every new car today: You buy a car that has a built-in all conceivable functions, it must turn off but with a subscription or a one-ti

Audi A4: The Controller of

This future is already in every new car today: You buy a car that has a built-in all conceivable functions, it must turn off but with a subscription or a one-time payment only-free. BMW has the like already announced, and in the Audi A4 the works already now: Infotainment functions can also be used after the purchase, the Audi App book.

Michael Spehr

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Who is entering the last year revised saloon, supported, however, a lack of and well-known Detail: The Controller on the center console is gone. The new MMI-System is based, rather, in the operation and menu guide to the top-class equipment in the Audi A6 and A8, and drives up here in a slightly reduced Version.

The static MMI display, with a 10.1-inch color display and a resolution of 1540 × 720 pixels and is touch-sensitive and part of the standard equipment. Bluetooth, W-Lan, Radio and music control this includes. The navigation module with the cumbersome name of "MMI Navigation Plus with MMI Touch" provides real-time traffic data, Internet access, and numerous Online services, it costs 2200 Euro.

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The operation is done with the Finger on the display. For Navigation, media playback, telephony, and settings there are five virtual buttons on the left side. You always lead in the most important menus, large tiles are to the right of it with the Finger quickly away. Multi - finger and swipe gestures from the world of smartphones are also supported. When you tap the virtual keys, you must exert some pressure. We had the impression that the system works a little slower than the A6 or the A8, and directly after the Start you have to wait a few seconds to Navigation, and voice recognition. The sleek Design of the menus like, however. The Smartphone is connected to nimble, and also able to dock in Audi A4 multiple Bluetooth devices at the same time.

As in the upper class limousine a smart search is built in, which displays after typing a few letters of the first hit. Also the handwriting recognition on the Display of times the Finger is not missing. The system can be used for up to 14 users to personalize. For each driver up to 400 parameters are stored, from the air conditioning frequently selected destinations for Navigation to favorite media. New to the A4 traffic light information, which are, however, only in selected cities: The car is located on a Server information from the traffic signal Central computer, so that the driver can select the speed suitable for the next green phase.

Updated Date: 26 July 2020, 06:20

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