Toyota Entune Specs

Languages

Toyota makes no mention of additional languages, besides English, being supported by the Toyota Entune. We assume that the Japanese version of Entune will support Japanese.

Hardware

Toyota is being more secretive than Ford was with their MyFord Touch system. Toyota has yet to release information about the hardware in the Toyota Entune system. Toyota doesn’t want to offer a ‘competitive advantage’ to its rivals by releasing such information.

Availability

In October 2011, the Toyota Entune infotainment system will be available on the 2012 Prius V Hybrid and the 2012 Toyota Camry.

Toyota’s Entune website also lists the 2012 Toyota Tacoma, but it’s uncertain whether the Entune will be available in the Tacoma in October 2011 as well. The website says the information will be updated as new vehicles are launched with Toyota Entune, so we’re assuming that means the Tacoma Entune package is launched.

The Toyota 4runner addes Entune in October (which is slightly confusing since it is October 2011 when they released this), with the Corolla getting Entune later this year. In 2012, the Land Cruiser, Tundra, Sienna and Sequoia are listed to get the Entune System.

Apps

Toyota will not be opening the gates of the Entune system to third party apps, at least initially. Toyota is accepting recommendations from consumers for app ideas.

Apps that are currently available on the Toyota Entune system:

  • Bing
  • iHeartRadio
  • MovieTickets.com
  • OpenTable
  • Pandora
  • Data Services including a fuel guide, stock quotes, sports, traffic and weather

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2 Responses to Toyota Entune Specifications

  1. Gilbert King says:

    I would love to be able to get this for my 1997 Toyota Corolla. I really love this Entune radio and the ability to have Iheart radio in my car. The only way I can do I heart radio right now is with my android smart phone. It would be great if this system were made available for purchase for older Toyota for a reasonable price.

  2. Pete says:

    Comparing the voice recognition on my Entune to Android Jelly bean, I’d honestly pay good money to be able to flash this thing to Android. It works fairly well, but the voice command “Find Next”, which is supposed to search for POIs only works for extremely prolific businesses like McDonald’s, etc. Try using it for a single location local business and it’ll give you a list of unrelated junk, even if it’s a POI that is stored in the system and easily locatable by typing in the name. I’m fairly disappointed by that. Though I will say, its ability to parse a complete spoken address is impressive and almost on par with Android. If only I knew the address for every place I wanted to drive.

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