December 7, 2022

With the Holidays coming upon us we realized some of our head units at FastMint needing to be upgraded. We got together to find some great affordable Double Din Head Units to spice up your daily commute. FastMint has chosen some great Headunits with all the features at an offordable price.

 Kenwood DMX125BT 


If you’re on a budget and looking for a great Double Din Head Unit then this Kenwood Head Unit is your choice. For $299 the Kenwood DMX125 is a great option. It sounds great and features everything that you need to get through your day like Bluetooth, Android Auto, and Apple CarPlay. It has a shorter chassis than most Double Din’s so if you’re looking for something easy to install this is the Head Unit for you. 

Key features

  • High-Resolution Audio
  • Two camera inputs
  • customizable widget-style display
  • iDatalink Maestro
  • Resistive screen
  • Touch panel that also slides up, down, right, left.
  • Dual camera input for front and rear cameras
  • Optional camera connection to hook up three cameras
  • Dual phone connection
  • Pairing up to five Bluetooth devices  
  • Drive EQ
  • FLAC supported
  • Library browsing
  • Remote control connection with phone
  • Music app ready
  • Parking guide lines

Sony XAV-AX5000 


For $398 the Sony XAV-AX5000 is a nice 7-inch display. It comes with Android Auto as well as Apple Car Play and with Bluetooth 5.0, wirelessly streaming music from any device in your vehicle and your hands-free experience is crystal clear      

Key features

  • Voice control with Apple Car Play and Android Auto™
  • Bezel-less panel for a seamless touchscreen display
  • Dual USB ports let you connect a smartphone and USB device simultaneously
  • Create virtual speakers on your dashboard with the Dynamic Stage Organizer
  • Ergonomic key terminal for easy operation

 Alpine iLX-W650 


The Alpine iLX-W650 7 inch double din radio is another compact and easy-to-install Double Din. It is designed to work with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The display is a very responsive 7″ capacitive touchscreen which gives you a buttery smooth experience.

Key Features

  • shallow-mount chassis design (2-7/16″ deep)
  • touchscreen swipe controls
  • designed to work with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • hands-free control lets you access apps using your voice
  • SiriusXM-ready and works with Pandora for iPhone and Android phones

Pioneer AVH-W4500NEX

$649.99 (Renewed) (pre-owned product has been professionally inspected, tested, and cleaned by Amazon-qualified suppliers)

Pioneer and The Pioneer AVH-W4500NEX is my go-to Headunit. It’s extremely customizable and allows you to change the background to any color as well as use any photo to customize your background and booting experience. This head unit also allows you to use android auto and Apple Car Play wirelessly. This is one of the best head units for sound quality and it still offers a CD/ DVD drive so if you have $649.99 go out and pick this up.

Key features

  • detachable face
  • works with wireless and wired Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • remote control
  • built-in Bluetooth for hands-free calling and audio streaming
  • built-in HD Radio tuner  


Automotive Technology , Product Review

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