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    Looking at a car for wifey which happens to have carplay for iphones. We used to have iphones and now have supermarket androids but if we get this car I was thinking of surprising her with a new but older model iphone like the iphone 6. Apart from all the tricks apple play, or used to with superseded models, is there any problem with a new iphone 6 and carplay?

    I know the phone is a few years old but I don't care that it isn't the latest, just want it to work with the car. Thanks in advance.



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    It might also work with 'roids, so maybe ask in a car forum that deals with that model.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lsemmens View Post
    It might also work with 'roids, so maybe ask in a car forum that deals with that model.
    Yes there is android play but I'm a bit wary of it, only because the dealer has to download it and our phones are bottom of the range. I heard it works with most phones perfectly, murphy's law would say her cheap phone would cause grief. It's one of those apple things that just works, I think.

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    It would still be cheaper to try than purchasing a bit of fruit.
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    I would think the iphone 6 would be fine. It will come with the lastest ios so should not be a problem

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    Quote Originally Posted by lsemmens View Post
    It would still be cheaper to try than purchasing a bit of fruit.
    Brand new iphone6 is $396 at officeworks unlocked. Her supermarket android has become unusable, so that's why Im looking at one. I swore off fruit after a few handsets some years ago due to $ but compatibility with the car will make it perfect for her. I will keep my I love coles android for now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mandc View Post
    I would think the iphone 6 would be fine. It will come with the lastest ios so should not be a problem
    Great that's what I thought, thank you.

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    From the Apple website: "You need an iPhone 5 or later to use CarPlay. " so absolutely A-OK with an Iphone 6

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