Android Auto Wireless will be supported by all smartphones running Android P

Android Auto Wireless was announced back at CES and last month Google announced that both generation of the Pixel smartphones, Nexus 6P/5X could now project to a compatible head unit wirelessly. Now, according to press release from Kenwood, all devices running Android 9.0 P and later will be able to wirelessly project Auto. But still we did not see any official confirmation from google on this.

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Kenwood’s latest press release says, the list of compatible phones will grow as Android P starts rolling out. Here’s the excerpt we’re referring to:

The only devices that currently support wireless Android Auto are four versions of the Google Pixel—the first-generation Pixel and Pixel XL and the second-generation Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL—and the legacy Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P. They must be upgraded to Android OS 8.0 or higher (via an over-the-air upgrade). For other device manufacturers, wireless Android Auto will be implemented with the adoption of Android OS 9.0 or higher.

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