it looks like it will be a nice system (better than anything else offered as a factory option), but it will never be worth the price for a regular user. contractors won't mind paying extra for it because they can write it off anyways, the actual cost would be much lower to them.
It's based on Windows CE 6.0, so it is limited in functionality and acts more like an embedded system or PDA than a PC.
galvitron, how does your avatar not show any nipples? I've been trying to figure it out.
2.5" Hard Drive 80GB Samsung 5400RPM
256 MB DDR2 PC5400
Xenarc 700TSV - VGA Monitor
Intel D945GCLF Motherboard
2005 Honda Civic
Easy man, they're covered up.
The best resurrected frontend I've ever used, period.
Yes, they are indeed covered up, but just barely. She was laying on her back when I took that so they are kind of laying flat.
She doesn't like that picture because she is biting her lip but at low res she says she looks like she's making a retarded face. I don't care though, I like it.
Hrmm - Article in the Houston paper about the auto show in town stated that the Sync system was an option for less than $400...
Hardly outrageous if you ask me.
To back that up: http://jalopnik.com/cars/sync-on-the...395-287658.php
i went and checked out one of these in person, the ones with the screen are ones with nav only. the regular ones have a little led luminecent i believe a 2 line disaply. not all that apealing. it could have used more thought to be put more towards entertainment. it does recognize a usb drive to look for mp3's. but still doesnt seem too worth it to me. the delaer guy was mainly showing off the functionality it was via bluetooth with a cell phone. that made me want to get freefone or whatever else is supported by RR to work.
the current SYNC option is not an in-dash computer, it's just a add-on option that adds voice command function to the stock head unit and bluetooth integration for cellphones... that's it. it's a $399 option and requires the purchase of the $190 rear-view mirror with microphone, bringing to total up to ~$589 (and that's only if it comes with the car, dealer add-on price will be much higher).
the future "SYNC-powered in-dash computer" will be a full "info-tainment" system, albeit very limited compared to real carPC.