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    Default Honda Civic New 2nd Gen Navigation Android based system.

    Hello fellow Pakwheelers,

    Starting a new thread after a very long gap of activity on Pakwheels and this time its about the factory fitted navigation system of 9th Gen Honda Civic.

    I booked my Civic Vti Oriel Prosmatic with full options (Leather + Navigation) in early May 2015 and got it delivered the next day . Car is good Alhumdulilah but the igo3 navigation system it came with gradually started acting really wired until yesterday when it decided to go completely nuts. I read many threads about the problems faced by civic owners with the navigation unit provided by tracking world (TW) but the thing that made me wonder was that TW had good reputation / units in reborn and city aspire as i have personally used and witnessed their sound, video and compatibility in both the vehicles. The problems that started originating for me were:

    1. Frequent loss of steering controls.
    2. Reverse camera sometimes decides to start automatically even when driving forward.
    3. Volume suddenly goes down from high to low automatically.
    4. Excessive beeps from the unit without a reason.
    5. Skipping of tracks when played with USB.
    6. USB interface often gets stuck and fails to recognize a USB flash drive attached.
    7. Delay time on startup.
    8. Delay time for cameras.
    9. Pathetic camera quality.
    10. Seriously Pathetic Sound quality.
    11. Failed outgoing phone calls.

    These are the issues that ruined my driving experience especially after spending 70K for this crap unit. Additional issues are explained in detail here (https://www.pakwheels.com/forums/car...stem-9th-civic). I however faced only the issues mentioned above.

    Yesterday I gave a call to Tracking world and talked to their senior management about this pathetic unit and surprisingly they admitted but, blamed it on HONDA. The person on the other side briefed me that Honda pushed us to launch android based unit before the new Toyota Grande launch (which has a android based system) to compete in the market and we had to do it forcefully on a very short notice and without proper testing. He then told me that we have a brand new 2nd generation of android unit which has a full blown android system and has no issues at all what so ever. The specs (yet to be verified) of the new unit as described by the TW manger are:

    a. Android 4.4.2 (Verified)
    b. Capacitative multi touch display (Verified)
    c. Processor: ARM Cortex A9 (Rockchip - RK3188) 32 bit. 2.2 Ghz Dual Core processor (Verified by Antutu)
    d. 1 GB Ram (Verified by Antutu)
    e. Total 16 Gb of Internal memory (4 Gb occupied by system + 12 Gb free for user) (Verified by Antutu)
    f. Full blown android system including Play store (Verified)
    g. Built-in Wifi (Verified)
    h. Full HD Display (Verified)

    To cut it short, its a complete android tablet. I have tested it for more than 6 hours now and i can confirm that:

    i. Wifi works flawlessly. I connected it with my wireless router at home.
    ii. Added my Google account and it synced all my emails, contacts etc.
    iii. Playstore is working and you can actually download apps and games etc.
    iv. Sound quality has improved 200 %. I can compare the difference easily. Its way better than the sound quality of reborn and aspire units. I'm not a sound fanatic but can differentiate between good and bad sound easily.
    v. It has an HD display which has definitely improved the display quality. Videos are stunning. You have to see it to believe it. I watched a few videos on daily motion
    vi. Steering controls are more responsive and there is no delay anymore.
    vii. The whole units starts within approx. 2 to 4 or 5 sec max. Back camera is engaged within a sec. no more delays in reversing.
    viii. There is a pre-installed app "easy connect". You can connect your android and iPhone through this app and control the phone from the unit's screen as if you are using the phone. Yet to try this thing out, sounds very interesting.
    ix. The whole experience is very fast and fluid without any hiccups. All apps open instantly and work like a charm.

    A few members were confused on getting this system, so I thought to share my detailed experience and post my recommendations. I highly recommend this system. I shall try to post videos of it tomorrow In sha Allah in action so you can have an idea of its startup time, fluidity, speed and other issues. Please let me know what else you want to see on video . One thing I can clearly and rather proudly state is that it is far more superior in quality, speed and fluidity than the units coming with the new Toyota Corolla. I've used both the systems and i can compare easily.
    Here comes a few pictures for your delight. You can have a good idea of the HD quality display even from the pictures.

    Regards,
    Dr. Tausif Ahmed.
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    Sir, good review I can't wait to get it in my car. My car is one month old and has igo3 installed. Can you please tell me how much you have paid for this system or its replaced of free and can you provide me the contact number of the senior management guy of TW... I need my unit changed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shoby80 View Post
    Sir, good review I can't wait to get it in my car. My car is one month old and has igo3 installed. Can you please tell me how much you have paid for this system or its replaced of free and can you provide me the contact number of the senior management guy of TW... I need my unit changed.
    I havent paid anything yet. I will test it for a week and then will only pay if i'm satisfied with it. This is the commitment he gave me. So they just came to my home, installed the unit and went away. That senior manager asked for 20K extra but i'll bargain. I'll PM you his detail.
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    Welcome back with a bang. Good one. I recommend less pictures in the opening posts. It will take very long to open for many members
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    Quote Originally Posted by fazalwahab11375 View Post
    Welcome back with a bang. Good one. I recommend less pictures in the opening posts. It will take very long to open for many members
    Thanks a lot Fazal Bahi for such kind words. Suggestion noted for future compliance.
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    Honda Civic New 2nd Gen Navigation Android based system -1580048

    When you connect your cell phone through bluetooth, the unit displays the signal strength and battery status of your cell phone in the upper right corner.
    Dr. Tausif Ahmed.

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    For the benchmark and hardware specs... Download "Antutu" from play store it will tell the inside guts of this system. And please share the diagnostic screen of antutu here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shoby80 View Post
    For the benchmark and hardware specs... Download "Antutu" from play store it will tell the inside guts of this system. And please share the diagnostic screen of antutu here.
    I will definitely do that tomorrow. But I'm not too much into such specs as long as things are smooth and serve their intended purpose well. Thats the same specs war going on between iPhone and Android users . Ill also try out the "easy connect" app and see if it really allows to use phone on the units screen. Will report with pictures and videos tomorrow in sha Allah.
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    Can this your ve installed in city Aspire as well? I got my Aspire last week but the nav unit performance for a 2015 car has disappointed me. Where is tw office located? Can u share their contact info please?

    Sent from my Galaxy Note 4 onboard the International Space Station

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    Quote Originally Posted by AbbasJin View Post
    Can this your ve installed in city Aspire as well? I got my Aspire last week but the nav unit performance for a 2015 car has disappointed me. Where is tw office located? Can u share their contact info please?

    Sent from my Galaxy Note 4 onboard the International Space Station
    Aspire system is absolutely fine. I have an aspire also, and dont see any problem in its unit. Just eccept its a city and keep driving. Coming to your question. Civic unit cannot be installed in city. Not easily atleast.

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    As per request of @shoby80
    Results of Antutu. Specs have been verified and updated on the main post as well. Thank you @shoby80 for the suggestion.

    Honda Civic New 2nd Gen Navigation Android based system -1580228Honda Civic New 2nd Gen Navigation Android based system -1580229Honda Civic New 2nd Gen Navigation Android based system -1580230Honda Civic New 2nd Gen Navigation Android based system -1580231Honda Civic New 2nd Gen Navigation Android based system -1580232
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    Nice system
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    1st Video.

    Cameras and unit speed/fluidity.

    Dr. Tausif Ahmed.

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    2nd Video.

    System fluidity, Steering controls response and Google Play Store.

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    3rd Video.

    Navigation speed and overall sound quality (at standard settings, No equalizer settings applied, No bass boost settings).

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    they are asking Rs. 85,000

    Quote Originally Posted by tausifs View Post
    1st Video.

    Cameras and unit speed/fluidity.


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    Quote Originally Posted by aahaid View Post
    they are asking Rs. 85,000
    Yes I know. The cost of this is 85,000. Customers getting civics in june will have to pay 85K instead of 70K. I had mine in warranty, so they replaced it and ill pay the difference after a week when i'm completely satisfied.
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    4th Video.

    "Easy Connect" App for in-car mobile usage. Designed both for android and iPhone. Excellent app.

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    Salam. I have the igo3 system and I have talked to Tracking World. Will be getting this installed next week InshAllah. Please tell me if there is still any difference in the music output when music is being played through a USB or a DVD. The output through USB was appalling in the igo3 system.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tausifs View Post
    3rd Video.

    Navigation speed and overall sound quality (at standard settings, No equalizer settings applied, No bass boost settings).

    Listening to "grande" in a civic. lol nice
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