Blaupunkt India, a world leader in car infotainment and sound, today launched San Diego 530 a fully integrated multimedia navigation system that provides a diverse range of utility and entertainment possibilities at a pocket friendly price, according to a company statement.
Priced at Rs 30,990 this digital touch screen system combines the newest fully-featured version of iGO Primo software and the latest TomTom India maps. Equipped with high end features such as Voice Navigation, Intelligent Quick Search (IQS), smart history tracking, parking guidance and congestion detour handling, the San Diego 530 provides you the most advanced navigation on the Indian roads today. The San Diego 530 also comes with a powerful in-built navigation processor, thus eliminating the need for an external black box.
Adding to the entertainment quotient, the San Diego 530 also includes an inbuilt high end multimedia video playback, powerful 4*45w sound output, unmatched connectivity for all types of portable media and a DSP tuner which provides crystal clear sound and supports weak signal processing and noise suppression, making it ideal for the Indian market.
Some of the highlights of San Diego 530 include:
6.2” digital TFT touch screen display (800 x 480 pixels)
WinCE6.0 OS / 256MB RAM
High-grade FM (RDS), AM tuner
Built-in Bluetooth (HFP, A2DP, PBAP) w/ built-in & external hands- freemicrophone
Standard A-type front USB (Audio & Video)
MicroSDHC slot (alternatively for Multimedia or Navigation)
Front Audio/Video input
Rear view camera input
Navigation-ready via bundling with regional Navigation microSD
Data carrier:DVD, DVD+/-R, DVD+/-RW, DVD-ROM, CD-DA, CD-ROM, CD-R/-RW, VCD,
Playback format:MP3, WMA, MPEG, MPG, AVI, Xvid, JPEG, JPG
10-band parametric equalizer
Sound presets (Rock, Pop, Classic, Jazz … )
4-channel Preamp-out (2 V)
Sub-out (variable gain, frequency)
Max. power 4 x 45 Watts
Steering Wheel Remote Control (programmable)
IR remote control included
Comes with a 1 year free insurance scheme for flood, fire and burglary
The clean lines of the Blaupunkt design leave nothing more to be desired and make a high-quality, tasteful addition integrated to any cockpit. When combined with Blaupunkt’ s range of superior sound products – speakers, subwoofers, amplifiers, the San Diego 530 can provide a wide range of sound enhancement possibilities for every car.
Commenting on the launch, Pankaj Jagwani, Director, Blaupunkt India said: “Our aim has always been to offer innovative in car infotainment solutions that enhance the driving experience. San Diego 530 brings together the best of the entertainment and navigation and we are confident that this product will be well received in the Indian market”.
Blaupunkt (meaning ‘blue point’ in German) is recognised as a symbol of German quality and innovation since 1928. It is one of the world’s leading car infotainment brands and has shaped the in-car entertainment industry for 90 years. Blaupunkt has a history of innovation and firsts – from the first car radio in 1932 to the first radio with FM, first digital radio, first radio with video navigation, first RDS radio, first drive-less radio, to more recently the world’s first internet radio in 2009. Blaupunkt is today, an infotainment partner of choice to the world’s leading passenger car OEs including VW, Audi, Bentley, GM, Proton, Hyundai, Kia, Tata, Mahindra as well as a number of commercial vehicle providers including Fuso, Isuzu, Fendt, Lada, Claas CAT etc.
The company is headquartered in Hildesheim, Germany and is part of Aurelius AG with revenue in excess of one billion euro and operations worldwide. In India, the company is headquartered in Mumbai with distribution across all states and a service footprint of 130 locations.