This head unit is feature packed and easy to use. I use the iPod mode the most, which works great with playing music, podcasts, and any kind of streaming audio in Safari or any other app. I only wish that the iPod mode would let you rate songs currently playing as you can on the iPhone display. However, the Pandora mode works great and gives me all the controls I nor ally have to up/down thumb, skip, and change station.
The audio quality is great with the stock speakers in my 07 Eclipse. Good enough that I don't feel the need to upgrade them right away. I use the custom EQ mode to fine tune the sound, since the stock speakers seem to have an unlevel response curve, IMO.
The UI is easy to work through using the touch screen. You can lightly tap it for response. You can drag your finger to scroll, but I've found this to cause the scrolling to jump a bit when you let go. It just seems like they could have polished that part if they were going after an Apple-like experience.
I use the hands free talk mode frequently and it's great. You should be aware that the microphone will pick up some background road noise if your car is not highly insulated. E.g. Driving on a concrete highway causes the most noise and most conversations are difficult or impossible for the other end to understand. When stopped, people can hardly tell i'm in a car. The Eclipse is very noisy on the road, so your mileage may vary.
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