Android Auto update adds support for Samsung Galaxy S4 and Samsung Galaxy S5 on 3 carriers

Android Auto update adds support for Samsung Galaxy S4 and Samsung Galaxy S5 on 3 carriers
An update to the Android Auto app adds support for two of the most popular Android handsets over the last few years. The Samsung Galaxy S4 and the Samsung Galaxy S5 from AT&T, Sprint and Verizon are now supported by the app. Those totin' the handsets can enjoy hands-free phone calls, turn-by-turn navigation and messaging all from the safety of the dashboard on their car.

Android Auto, which works with Android handsets running 5.0 or higher, sends everything through your dashboard allowing you to concentrate on your driving instead of your phone. Weather, traffic and information about your commute will pop up on cards that you will be able to see right in front of you. Similar to Google Now, these cards appear just when you need them.

Thirty-five different car manufacturers support Android Auto, and the feature allows you to use such third-party apps such as Skype, WhatsApp and Spotify while you are behind the wheel. For those of you totally hooked on the platform, the app allows you to continue with the Android experience during your daily commute to and from the office.

source: AndroidAuto (Android) via AndroidCentral

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Galaxy S5
  • Display 5.1 inches
    1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP (Single camera)
    2.1 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 801
    2GB RAM
  • Storage 32GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 2800 mAh
  • OS Android 6.0 Marshmallow
    Samsung TouchWiz UI
Galaxy S4
  • Display 5.0 inches
    1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP (Single camera)
    2 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 600
    2GB RAM
  • Storage 64GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 2600 mAh
  • OS Android 5.0 Lollipop

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