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Pioneer AVIC-X850BT

alaTest has collected and analyzed 41 reviews from magazines and websites. Opinions about the size and durability are generally positive. The performance and price are also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the memory. Opinions about the design and screen are different.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Pioneer AVIC-X850BT is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

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great dvd player


Pioneer has doe it again with this product great player. Good sound easy set upThis product has... Connects to car audio system, Viewable from any angle, Easy to installAbout me... Budget Conscious

easy set up


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Great Value & performance


I had this unit in my prior car and the sound easily surpassed the premium unit the manufacturer had. The navigation works very well and comes in handy since I'm still new to the area. Love the Bluetooth to play music from my Galaxy S4 - shows artist,...

Sound is an upgrade over manfacturer's "premium" system; bluetooth; navigation


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Great radio at a great price


Bought the radio for 639 and it went down to 499 a month later. Received a price adjustment without having to fight with best buy. Great radio with many great features.


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Great stereo!


The young man who installed my husbands stereo was very knowledgeable, courteous and hardworking. He went above and beyond his installation service!

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Great Improvement on the model it replaced.


I bought this radio so that i could take business calls in my truck handsfree. In addition to that it also connects well with my IPad and IPhone so that I can listen to my choice of music while driving. Since I do alot of driving for work, the...

Much easier to use

This model doesn't have a "home" button on the phone screen

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Great product for APPLE PRODUCTS


I bought this under the impression that this would be 100% compatible with my galaxy s4 phone as I was told it would ...bluetooth contacts,phone,and bluetooth audio works great...Ive been searching for an android media cable kit but pioneer doesn't...

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Great NAV unit for the price....


Was in the market for a head unit with built in navigation when I came across this for 499.99 on best buy. Let me tell ya its a fantastic unit that looks and sound great. The navigation has not let me down yet. I opted for the SiriusXM adapter as well...

Great sound, hands free calling

app radio is wonky at best

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Great NAV radio - easy to use features


Had purchased the Pioneer AppRadio 3 for my wife's car and it was a nightmare! The majority of functions required using her iPhone to adjust the navigation, launch apps (Pandora, Music, etc.) which defeated the purpose of the radio. This Pioneer...

Basic functions easily accessed while driving

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radio is packed with features


normally i don't buy navigation radios for my cars but this radio was a great deal. overall i'm very happy with this radioThis product has... Connects to car audio system, Right size for viewing distance, Viewable from any angle, Easy to installAbout...

ability to opperate some of your favorite apps on the radio screen

a little difficult setting up android phone

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Feature packed -


This is my second unit. Its a versatile item that fit nicely into a Porsche 911 and a motorhome. Best Buy technician did a nice clean install.This product has... Connects to car audio system, Viewable from any angle, Easy to installAbout me... Tech savvy

only one on market to have every

Screen size could have been larger