Clarion will ship 3 new car decks this month, in time for the holidays.
Two of the new models are AV units with WVGA screens offering 4 times the resolution (800 x 480) of their predecessor models and they come in at $50 lower price points.
Navigation is optional on the new VX401 and VZ401 DVD/monitors with WVGA touch screen monitors. They have built-in Bluetooth, USB iPod/iPhone interface, front aux in, and video output and camera input. They are HD Radio- and Sirius Direct Connect ready and can operate with steering wheel controls.
The VX401 double DIN has a 6.2-inch display and the VZ401 single DIN has a motorized flip-out 7-inch screen. Both are priced at $549.99.
The CZ101 single DIN CD receiver has an aux input, wireless remote, detachable face, and switchable RCA outputs at $99.99.
Clarion also said it will also expand its sales coverage with distributors AM Merchandising, MRI and Mid-State Distributing adding new territories in California, Nevada, New York, New Jersey.
Photo: Clarion VZ401