iPod® / iPhone® Devices Compatible with Sony® Car Audio Systems

General Notes

  • Supported Functions:
    • Battery Charging
    • Music playback (Skip Tracks, Reverse/Fast Forward a Track, Pause, Repeat/Shuffle play)
    • ZAPPIN™
    • Quick-BrowZer™
    • Passenger control
  • The iPod device and Sony car audio device compatibility presented in this document is validated under certain conditions, including the device's specifications at the time of testing. These results are not guaranteed and are subject to change without notice.
  • The iPod device may be damaged if connected when the car engine is started. Please connect the iPod to the car audio system only after the car engine is started.
  • Please update your iPod or iPhone to the latest software version before use. The Sony® car audio unit may not function correctly with the Apple® device depending on the software version.
  • Please refer to the operating instructions or contact the manufacturer of your device for more information.
  • iPod and iPhone are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.

Compatible iPod & iPhone Devices

Manufacturer   Model Name Notes
Apple iPod touch (5th generation) *3
iPod touch (4th generation)  
iPod touch (3rd generation)
iPod touch (2nd generation)  
iPod touch (1st generation)  
iPod classic  
iPod nano (7th generation)  
iPod nano (6th generation)  
iPod nano (5th generation)  
iPod nano (4th generation)  
iPod nano (3rd generation)  
iPod nano (2nd generation)  
iPod nano (1st generation) *1
iphone5 iPhone 5 c / s *2*3
iphone5 iPhone 5 *2*3
iPhone 4 *3
iPhone 4S *3
iPhone 3GS  
iPhone 3G  
iPhone  


*1 Passenger control is not supported with this iPod model.
*2 The video output is not supported with this iPhone model. The new YouTube® app for iOS6 cannot be displayed on the head unit due to lack of video output from the app, however, YouTube with the Safari browser can display video content on the head unit screen correctly.
*3 Verified with iOS7.