Google promised over a 12 months in the past that the wi-fi model of Android Auto would work out-of-the-box on any Android 9.0+ cellphone, however that hasn’t fairly panned out. The one units which were ready to make use of it are Google’s personal Pixel units (plus the Nexus 5X and 6P), however that lastly seems to be altering.
A Google help doc was simply up to date to state that a number of Samsung Galaxy telephones are actually appropriate with Android Auto Wi-fi, together with the Galaxy S8/S8+, S9/S9+, and S10/S10+. The Galaxy Observe 8, Observe 9, and Observe 10 are additionally appropriate. In all circumstances, the cellphone needs to be operating Android 9 Pie or newer with (no less than) model 4.7 of the Android Auto app.
In fact, you will nonetheless want an Auto head unit (or a automotive) that helps the wi-fi mode, which might be pretty costly. JVC simply launched two extra choices — the $500 KW-M855BW and the $600 KW-V950BW.