The Z-Series brings premium in-car entertainment features to the masses, like Apple CarPlay previously found only on our flagship receiver, plus Pioneer’s new AppRadioMode+ that now plays video online and offline.
Meticulously engineered, all models can deliver a superior sensory experience, via a special circuitry with audiophile-grade components, as well as enjoy full HD video through the improved 24-bit True Colour screen for significantly richer hues. Meanwhile, a new highly customisable and intuitive graphical user interface ensures a truly seamless operation.
Works with AppleCarplay
The model features Apple CarPlay, the smarter, safer and more fun way to use your iPhone in the car. Apple CarPlay gives iPhone users an incredibly intuitive way to make calls, use Maps, listen to music and access messages with just a word or a touch.
24-bit True Colour Panel
Enjoy true-to-life images with this panel, which is capable of displaying up to 16.7 million distinct hues, or 256 times better colour fidelity than most standard models.
Full HD Video From USB Devices
The new Z-Series receivers can play Full HD (1080p) video from files encoded in various digital formats that are stored in your easy-to-connect USB devices.
Enhanced Video Playback
Users can play their favourite videos, either stored in their smartphone or online, conveniently and quickly leveraging Pioneer’s AppRadioLive application.
Clear Type Resistive Touch Panel
Enjoy superb visual clarity under bright daylight conditions with wider viewing angles. The high touch sensitivity is on par with a capacitive screen.
Plug and Play
The Z-Series multimedia receivers are designed to automatically detect and retrieve content from a connected smartphone, all without requiring user input and configuration.
Works With Spotify
With Spotify being a dedicated A/V source on the new Z-Series receivers, you now have the ability to control content from the Spotify app on your smartphone. You can play, pause and skip tracks, browse playlists, albums and radio stations on the go using the Pioneer controls.
*Spotify support for AVH-Z1050DVD is compatible with iPhone only
Music For Audiophiles’ Ears
This car multimedia receiver offers FLAC file* playback capability at up to 48 kHz/24 bit high resolution CD-quality audio playback. It is also loaded with audio settings to enhance your music listening experience including a 13-band EQ with slope adjustments, time alignment, three-way network mode, auto EQ, Pioneer’s proprietary Sound Retriever AIR, and high voltage preouts.
*For the files stored in USB thumbdrive.
Premium Sound Quality
Crystal-clear audio is achieved using a newly developed circuit board that eliminates noise, audiophile-grade components, and professional tuning by Pioneer experts.
The new AppRadio Mode+ of Pioneer multimedia receivers opens in-car entertainment to a wonderful world of apps to enjoy using iPhone or selected Android devices.
AppRadio Mode + is compatible with Waze – a social GPS driving/navigation app that offers map, real-time traffic, and various other information for you to access on the large display of a compatible AV receiver. For safe driving, the AV receiver mutes music that is playing whenever the guiding voice emerges, so you can easily hear the guidance you seek.
Hands-Free Calling & Audio Streaming
From hands-free calling, wireless audio streaming with artist, album, and song search, simple pairing, and voice recognition, Bluetooth wireless technology has made life in the vehicle much more convenient.
All Bluetooth-ready Z-series multimedia receivers can simultaneously connect up to five Bluetooth devices for family entertainment. Additionally, users can browse their media library with upgraded Bluetooth AVRCP 1.6 capability.
Control your iPod/iPhone or Android smartphone directly from your car dashboard. Enjoy songs from your music library in superior sound quality, while charging the battery.
Customisable User Interface
Operating the Z-Series has never been easier with a responsive, powerful and intuitive touchscreen user interface that is easy to use and highly customisable. Clearly, the Z-Series is designed specifically for today’s smartphone and tablet-driven lifestyle.
- DIN Size : 2-DIN
- Display : 6.2″ WVGA
- Preout : 3 (4V)
- Playback : DVD/CD/USB
- Video Format : MPEG4/H.264/MKV
- Audio Format : “MP3/WMA/ ACC/WAV/FLAC”
- AUX Input (Mini-Jack) : Rear
- USB Interface : Rear
- Control for iPod / iPhone*1 : Yes
- Direct Control for Certain Android Phones*2 : Yes
- AppRadio Mode*1 *2 : Yes
- SD / SDHC Memory Card Slot : No
- Bluetooth : Yes
- MIXTRAX*3 : Yes
- Dual Zone Audio / Video : No
- Auto EQ*4 : Yes
- Advanced Sound Retriever : Yes
- Time Alignment : Yes
- Password Security : No
- Back-Up Camera Ready : Yes