Pioneer’s NEX or Networked Entertainment eXperience line of receivers features an innovative and powerful new user interface that is responsive and highly customizable. The NEX models are designed especially for today’s smart phone driven lifestyle.
Wireless or wired, the choice is yours
Connecting to your smartphone has never been easier or more convenient. The AVIC-W8400NEX features built-in Wi-Fi wireless connectivity specifically designed to support a cable free connection between your smartphone and the receiver. Supporting both Android Auto Wireless and Apple CarPlay via a wireless connection plus Wi-Fi Certified Miracast wireless mirroring for older devices, you no longer need to worry about taking your smartphone out of your bag or your pocket before you get into your car.
The AVIC-W8400NEX also supports a wired USB connection for Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and Pioneer’s proprietary AppRadio Mode + for even greater connectivity and in case you need to charge your phone while you drive. The AVIC-W8400NEX, the ultimate multimedia receiver for smartphone connectivity in the car.
Wi-Fi Certified Miracast requires a compatible device. More information is available at www.wi-fi.org/discover-wi-fi/miracast.
The AVIC-W8400NEX 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. Apple CarPlay requires iPhone 5 or newer with the latest version of iOS.
The AVIC-W8400NEX also features Android Auto which extends the Android platform into the car in a way that’s purpose-built for driving and automatically brings you useful information and organizes it into simple cards that appear just when they’re needed. It’s designed to minimize distraction so you can stay focused on the road ahead.
Android Auto is compatible with Android phones running Android 5.0 or later. Android Auto may not be available on all devices and is not available in all countries or regions.
Dual Back Up Camera Input Ready
Dual Back up Camera inputs enable you to add a reverse (rear facing) camera and front facing camera that can assist with front and rear visibility, towing, or parking.
Future of Navigation
In addition to the latest mapping and turn-by-turn directions to a large database of Points-of-Interest, things like restaurants, gas stations and ATMs. Pioneer’s built-in navigation models offer detailed, reliable traffic and route guidance information to help you get where you want to go.
The Connected Car
With AppRadio Mode +, Pioneer has taken the technology from our revolutionary, game-changing AppRadio and placed it in the AVIC-W8400NEX so you can experience control of compatible apps directly on your dash! When connected to an iPhone 5 or newer, or compatible Android smartphone with the correct interface cable (sold separately) and loaded with Pioneer’s free AppRadio application, you can enjoy full on-screen access and control of your contacts, calendar, maps, and more! The intuitive interface is formatted and designed specifically for safer in-vehicle operation.
Pioneer has teamed up with app providers to offer compatibility with many of today’s most popular in-vehicle apps, while also developing an expanding catalog of compatible apps for future features and functions that can be easily and seamlessly added.
Note: For AppRadio Mode +, using an iPhone 5 or newer, compatibility requires the purchase of the CD-IU52 Lightning to USB cable (sold separately).
AppRadioLIVE simplifies your drive by combining the information you need during your commute into a single, simple to use interface. It’s YOUR digital lifestyle connected. It was specifically designed based on feedback from our current AppRadio customers and offers quick and easy access to personalized information needed in the in-vehicle environment including: Maps, Media, News and Calendar.
AppRadioLIVE pulls content from many different sources and services which you likely already have an account with. All you have to do is download the FREE AppRadioLIVE app and sync your services. All you information saved on those accounts will be pulled into the AppRadioLIVE interface.
Hands-Free Calling and Audio Streaming
Stay safe and obey local hands-free laws with built-in Bluetooth (HFP). Easily pair a Bluetooth enabled phone to the AVIC-W8400NEX without having to go through complicated settings. When a registered Bluetooth device is in close proximity to the receiver, the auto connection function automatically pairs the two units.
From hands-free calling, wireless audio streaming (A2DP) with artist, album, and song search, simple pairing, and control audio (AVRCP), Bluetooth® wireless technology has made life in the vehicle much more convenient. The AVIC-W8400NEX with Bluetooth also includes better call quality reception using the newWideband Speech Handsfree Profile 1.6. Nearly doubling the bandwidth of the frequency helps bring call quality similar to FM reception.
Other features include the ability to browse music libraries on smartphones wirelessly.
A Better-Than-Ever Listening Experience
Pandora is personalized internet radio that is designed to help you discover new music that you’ll love mixed in with music that you already know. With the AVIC-W8400NEX, you can enjoy superior sound quality and full control of the Pandora experience in your car directly from the touchscreen display of the receiver. You are able to give tracks “thumbs up” or “thumbs down,” bookmark a song so you can purchase it later, easily switch between your personalized radio stations, and view full track data and album art.
Compatible with Apple iOS, as well as Android devices that support the Bluetooth Serial Port Profile (SPP). Simply download the free Pandora Radio app to your iPhone or Android device and connect to the AVIC-W8400NEX and take your music to the next level.
For more information and to sign up for a free account, visit pandora.com.
Power of SIRI eyes Free
Users of an iPhone® with Siri can take advantage of Siri Eyes Free functionality. With a simple touch of the NEX touchscreen, Siri starts listening through the NEX unit’s external microphone and answers your questions and requests over the vehicle’s speakers, helping you keep your eyes on the road and your hands on the wheel.
Navigate with Confidence
The AVIC-W8400NEX offers a comprehensive map database from HERE® covering the entire United States (including Alaska and Hawaii), Canada, and Puerto Rico, enabling users to route to millions of destinations.
As a component of the Naviextras feature, the AVIC-W8400NEX ensures that you have the most recent map database available for this receiver at the time of purchase.
Customers who purchase Pioneer NEX products from authorized Pioneer dealers are eligible to update to the latest available map database free of charge during the first 45 days of operation (from the unit’s first receipt of an active GPS signal). To update the map database, visit Naviextras’ website to download the Naviextras Toolbox.
Partnering with Clear Channel Broadcasting Inc, the built-in traffic tuner provides real-time traffic data for over 90 major cities in North America, including Canada. Check your commute route in advance or re-route to your destination to avoid traffic congestion.
There is no subscription cost and no annoying on-screen advertisements. With our traffic tuner, now you are ready to navigate stress-free!
Your Favorite Stations Wherever You Go, Wherever You Are
The AVIC-W8400NEX is SiriusXM-Ready so you can get over 140 channels, including commercial-free music plus the best sports and live events, comedy, news, exclusive talk and entertainment. SiriusXM programming is received through the SiriusXM Connect Vehicle Tuner (sold separately, SiriusXM subscription required).
Simply connect the SiriusXM SXV300 tuner to the Pioneer receiver and receive additional features like TuneMix, SportsFlash and Traffic and Weather Now. To learn more or to purchase the tuner, visit SiriusXM.
More Music. More Stations. More Features. Digital Sounds. No Subscriptions
The AVIC-W8400NEX features a built-in HD Radio™ tuner allows you to enjoy your radio in an all-new way. With HD Radio, you can listen to the radio in the same unmatched fidelity as your digital music. Your FM stations now with CD-quality sound, AM stations now with FM-quality sound, and crystal-clear reception with no audio distortion.
It offers new extra local FM channels so you can enjoy more music, news, and sports. All 100% subscription FREE!
For a complete list of HD Radio stations currently broadcasting in the United States:
Dual Zone Entertainment
The AVIC-W8400NEX allows rear seat passenger to enjoy audio or video content on additional rear seat monitors and headphones, even while the front passenger and driver listen to audio from other sources or operate navigation functions simultaneously.
Keep your factory features and expand your level of in-vehicle connectivity with Pioneer NEX and iDatalink Maestro RR. When your AVIC-W8400NEX receiver is installed into a compatible vehicle using the iDatalink Maestro RR (sold separately), you’ll be able to enjoy the performance and features of the AVIC-W8400NEX receiver plus touchscreen control over key factory audio features.
The AVIC-W8400NEX supports factory functions via the iDatalink Maestro RR including: Steering Wheel Controls, Media Player (including the factory AUX-in and USB ports), Hands-Free Telephone, Voice Commands, Satellite Radio, and Secondary Display Support.
USB Direct Control for iPod/iPhone
Pioneer’s AVIC-W8400NEX is ready to roll with direct connectivity to your iPod or iPhone for music and video via an optional USB interface cable (sold separately) depending on your iOS device. Song, artist, time and album information are beautifully displayed on the 7″ touchscreen. Powerful searching tools such as Link Play and Alphabet Search to help you find content faster.
The system’s wired USB connection provides direct digital signal transfer from the device for clean, clear sound while providing 1 amp of current to keep your iPod/iPhone charged.
Enhanced User Interface
More advanced than ever before, NEX features a responsive, powerful and intuitive touchscreen user interface that is easy to use and highly customizable. Clearly, NEX is designed specifically for today’s smartphone and tablet-driven lifestyle.
Connect your compatible iOS or Android smartphone with NEX for a truly connected experience, bringing many of your favorite apps right into the dashboard and letting you communicate using advanced high quality Bluetooth connectivity. In addition to playing numerous sources and file formats, Pioneer’s AppRadio Mode + allows you to bring many of your favorite apps right into the dashboard.
All NEX models feature built-in Bluetooth that enables both hands-free calling and audio streaming. Including the latest Hands-Free Profile (HFP 1.6) with Wideband Speech capability, NEX provides more natural sound quality and details during calls. When streaming music, NEX even lets you browse and select the media stored on your smartphone using the AVRCP 1.6 profile.
Sound Quality For All
Your car and your music are as unique as you are. With a Pioneer NEX in-dash receiver, sound quality features like built-in Auto EQ and Time Alignment, 13-Band Graphic Equalizer with touch panel swipe settings and built-in high/low pass crossover with adjustable points and slopes provide you with the controls to tailor the listening experience to your vehicle and listening preferences. The CD-MC20 microphone is required for Auto EQ features and sold separately.
Your love of high-res audio does not need to stop at the front door. Now for the first time in an aftermarket car stereo, you can enjoy FLAC files in your vehicle without the need to convert. Pioneer’s NEX in-dash receivers are the first in the industry to offer playback of files encoded as high-res FLAC up to 192kHz/24 bit and provide playback output at CD quality. With Pioneer, your high-res FLAC is no longer confined to your home hi-fi system – put your music on the move.
|AM / FM||Yes|
|Seek / Scan||Seek|
|Media Type Playback||AAC|FLAC|MP3|WAV|WMA|
|Steer Wheel Controls Compatable||Yes|
|USB I/F||USB||Rear (2)|
|Maximum Supply current||1.6A (DC5V)|
|Satellite Radio Ready||Tuner Required|
|Memory Card Slot||Yes|
|Reverse Camera Input||Yes|
|AMP / PREAMP|
|AMP||RMS Power||22W X 4|
|Maximum Power||50W X 4|
|Speaker Impedance (Ω)||4 – 8 Ohms (Ω)|
|Preamp Outputs||Number of Channels||6 Channel|
|Preamp Voltage||4 Volt|
|Sub Preamp Outputs||Yes|
|Switchable Rear Preamp Outputs||No|
|Faceplate Design||Key Button Color||Variable|
|Number of Color Zones||N/A|
|GENERAL||Operating voltage||12 – 14.4v|
|Maximum Current Consumption||10A|