dealslivio bluetooth internet radio car kit w…

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this says iphone ipod but will it work with android

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I second that...does it work with an android phone?

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phone->BT->this device-> FM->car

is this any better than any other FM transmitter that gets owerpowered by local FM stations and works only if you're in the middle of nowhere?

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Based on Amazon reviews, it will work via bluetooth with Android - but they do market/sell an Android specific version. If bluetooth fails, it has an aux. input to connect the device that would work with the included cable. As far as the signal interference when in busier areas or driving around, I would imagine that would be the same. The only way to get around that would be to connect via aux. output into your car audio system, provided your stereo has one, or you have one installed - both of which would negate the need for this product (Edit- For use as listening to audio, still useful as "hands free" bluetooth device). Although, I'm sure it would cost less to have an aux input cable installed to car than it would to buy this product if you're just worried about listening to your phone in the car.

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Would you say this would be a good product or not really?

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@dylanhellman: Being that it relies on an FM transmitter, your sound quality in both music and phone calls wouldn't be the best. The best audio comes from a direct connection, like with an aux. cord. As far as the bluetooth functions, I'd just use speakerphone or a combination of aux. cable and phone's built-in mic, or of course you could just use a bluetooth earpiece.

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total carp. Mine was DOA. Much like the "music bullet", there is a real model out here that works reasonably well, that got the attention. And then there are a 1000 worthless knockoffs, and no way to know which one you are buying. Mine was $20 plus tax and shipping from a woot.off, and it never worked once, and wasn't worth the fuss of sending back the latent piece of landfill.

I bought a hardwire model and just "installed" the tiny cluster of 2 cables (charger and headphone out) discreetly to my dash. Takes less time to mount than the bluetooth connection, and with that I'd be plugging in a charger anyway.

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I've been playing with mine for a couple of weeks and have been happy with it.

The software they encourage is junk--ignore the app. However, the device is fairly well put together and sturdy. The part that plugs into the cigarette lighter fits snugly and doesn't move (my lighter is set in vertically into the middle console, if it makes a difference). The "arm" is flexible, but stays in place well. The buttons are responsive and the mic seems to pick up well, for a cheap speakerphone (no complaints from the people I call).

To be honest, it looks nice, too.

The audio is worse than a dedicated direct line, but I don't have that option in my car and this does beat using the tape deck adapter. I get good signal about 80% of the time (minimal static), but I live in LA, so it may be better where you live.

Also, it allows you to charge up to about 1 amp through the USB port.

And to confirm, it works perfectly fine with my Android (Samsung S3 with stock ICS).

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@ricciopaul: Bluetooth is universal unless you have a pretty old device.

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Just and FYI... Ben's Outlet is an awful company to deal with. I ordered a product...they charged my PayPal...but never shipped the item. They do not have a customer support phone line. They state- it is easier to contact us via email, and they will reply w/in 24 hrs. A week went by and I contacted them daily without a reply. I disputed via PayPal...still no reply. I escalated via PayPal...and finally a reply that they will check on it and contact me immediately I contacted them immediately after the reply to not ship as I bought the product elsewhere. 2 days later and no reply from Ben's, they shipped the device without my consent. i had to refuse delivery, and have yet to get my refund. i now have to re-open my dispute. I purchase a lot online and from Woot..but I will never purchase a product that has Ben's Outlet's name attached to it. In addition, i received a sorry for the inconvenience...but no attempt at compensation. worst customer service support in USA.

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@msz1971:
Thank you msz1971 -- that kind of a feedback is why this web-site is so much valued by me, and I am sure by many other customers.

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I have a non-b/t one by Saetchi and I live in the Denver area, and mine works really well. I just didn't want Best Buy tearing into my (for me) nice car, saw decent reviews on Amazon, and went for it. Now I wish I'd known about the b/t but thankfully I'm not on the phone that much. BTW, I did run my media player thru it from my Android phone via the 3.5mm, and when a call came in, it paused the music and I was able to talk via speakerphone and listen thru my car stereos. Kinda neat, b/t obviously much better

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i ordered a similar product from newegg but it was made by goGroove. It worked well for about 3 months and then crapped out. It worked with both android and iphones.