Customizable Shortcuts at Your Fingertips
The My Favorites feature offers convenient shortcuts for the functions that you use the most, such as:
- Audio Sources (HD Radio™, Pandora®, iPod®, SiriusXM, HDMI/DVD, AUX)
- Navigation Commands (Favorite Destinations, Quick Place Search, Categories)
- Phone Settings (Most-dialed Contacts)
Keep Select Factory Controls with the iDatalink® Maestro® Module (sold separately)
The X208U can retain select feature variations* and also display vehicle information on the 8-inch screen.
* Retained factory features vary by vehicle. Visit iDatalink Maestro to validate factory controls for your vehicle.
Wherever Life Takes You, You’re Covered
The X208U offers reliable navigation and with the Latest Map Guarantee, ensures you have the latest map on your system. Simply register your product on alpine.naviextras.com and follow the Map Update Instructions within 30 days of your product receiving its first GPS signal, and you will receive a new map update free of charge (if available).
Wherever work or play takes you, you have access to preloaded HERE® map data of the United States and Canada, including Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, which translates to maps galore. With turn-by-turn instructions delivered by Text-to-Speech (TTS) technology, street names, freeway numbers and freeway exit names are announced clearly through your vehicle’s audio system. Choose from different intuitive map view options, such as 3D mapping, split map, and turn-by-turn arrow view. This unit also features Alpine's exclusive Graphical User Interface with intuitive screen graphics, so it's easy for you to find your way. Thanks to the included free lifetime traffic service, see the congestion ahead of time so you can choose an alternate route. Get quick and easy directions from start to finish.
Bluetooth Hands-Free Calling and Audio Streaming
Be smart when using your phone on the road. The built-in Bluetooth® wireless technology allows for hands-free calling, secure simple pairing (SSP) and call waiting. Icons depicting phone battery level and cellular signal level are shown on the 8-inch screen. Expand your entertainment options with audio streaming from your smartphone.