Alpine’s ground-breaking Halo9 range is now extended with the release of the all-new iLX-F259E. The customisable user interface accompanied by the 9” WVGA touch-screen leads to an experience that is unmatched. Furthermore, 1-DIN and 2-DIN compatibility of the stunning hovering display enables fitment into a wide-range of vehicles without the need for custom installation.
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto allows for an extensive range of smartphone features such as getting directions, making calls, sending and receiving messages and listening to music—all accessible on the high-quality display or via voice command. Expand your entertainment options with USB for superb video playback, high-res Flac music and Bluetooth for audio streaming.
Apple CarPlay brings your apps to life all through the display. Listen to your favourite music apps such as Spotify or Tidal, plus make calls, get directions with maps, receive messages and see your calendar all while using the display or voice control.
The convenience of Android Auto lets you bring the ever-expanding apps into the dash of your car. From either the display or voice command you can make calls, send and receive messages, play music apps or set a destination via Google Maps or Waze.
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto allows the user to effortlessly command directions through voice control, allowing you to get from A to B with an accurate arrival time and turn-by-turn instructions. Plus, make a booking or call ahead with the location contact feature.
Available when using Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, the Waze app provides a unique navigation experience offering alternative routes to save you time. Waze also provides real time feeds reported by fellow Waze users to inform of upcoming traffic, road hazards, camera alerts and police stops.
Audio Streaming Apps
With Apple Music onboard for Apple CarPlay you have access to 60+ million ad-free songs at your fingertips which you can search genres, artists, podcasts and expertly crafted playlists. With the use of Apple CarPlay or Android Auto, Amazon Music and Google Play Music provides limitless entertainment to stream or download songs from a list of over 40 million ad-free tracks. Amazon Music, Google Play Music and Apple Music are paid subscriptions.
Access the worlds music library with millions of tracks and episodes available on Spotify. When using Apple CarPlay or Android Auto with the Spotify app, you can play the latest songs from your favourite artists, charts and playlists. Plus, browse through the collections of friends, artists, celebrities and radio stations all from the comfort of the driver’s seat. Furthermore, get unlimited skips, no ad interruptions and much more with the Spotify Premium paid subscription.
While using Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, the Tidal app lets you stream your favourite songs in high quality audio. With over 60 million songs available to stream or download you have endless music options, plus you can stream guest playlists curated by the artists you love and listen to original playlists hand-picked by the Tidal experts. Tidal is a paid subscription.
Apple CarPlay brings your iPhone’s Calendar schedule to your dashboard so you can stay up-to-date with future events and important dates whilst on the road. What’s more, if you have a particular event with a location in your calendar, you can simply select the event from the display and Apple CarPlay will launch Maps and provide directions to the location with voice guidance.
Android Auto provides you with a simple yet convenient tab to display incoming notifications such as text messages and phone calls. Incoming text messages automatically notify you via the display or you can browse through recent messages. From the display you have the option to either preview the message text or play the message via text-to-speech.
Customise Your Screen
The iLX-F259E is equipped with a customisable user interface so you can setup your screens the way you like. Whether you love listening to the radio or prefer to stream your music through bluetooth, you can arrange the widgets in a way that best suits your needs. Create up to 3 customised home screens by choosing from 22 widgets including Clock, USB images, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, “Now Playing”, Sources, Camera, and Bluetooth functions—that can be easily dragged-and dropped onto the page.
What’s more you can personalise the screen’s wallpaper by using one of your own photos or choose from a number of Alpine’s phenomenal pre-loaded patterns.
RCA Camera Input
Park with ease by connecting a reverse camera (sold separately) to the massive 9” display via the RCA input. This will allow a clear and wide-view of your surroundings such as obstacles and obstructions behind your vehicle.
Built-in Bluetooth enables wireless connection of a mobile phone for the convenience and safety of hands free phone and audio streaming. Plus, you can use voice control through the built-in or wired microphone.
Enjoy your favourite music videos or TV shows with spectacular USB Video Playback for supported files such as MP4, AVI, WMV, MPG, and MOV files (supports Video files up to 1080p).
Includes a 3-AMP USB port for super-fast charging and provides a multitude of source options, such as iPod and iPhone or memory sticks and other devices to playback specific audio file types FLAC, MP3, WMA, WAV, AAC.
The iLX-F259E lets you navigate seamlessly between AM/FM channels with the convenience of selecting from 6 AM stations and up 12 FM stations you have preset to the main radio screen as your favourites.
Personalised Wallpaper and Colour Theme
You can change the theme colour and add your own personal wallpaper using a JPEG image or retain the default pattern with a selection of colours available in Amber, Blue, Green or Red. To change the wallpaper refer to Page 12 on the User Manual.
Adjustable Display Angle
The iLX-F259E provides flexibility when installing. The display can be angled from +45 degrees to -20 degrees to match a wide range of dashboards. The display gets locked in delivering no movement when using the unit.
Adjustable Display Height
The display height can be adjusted +/- 3cm from the center position, allowing for standing and hanging display configurations. You can also adjust the distance of the display to your dash with a 20mm range.