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Parrot MINIKIT Smart – Get More Out of Your Smartphone

Parrot MINIKIT Smart

Parrot MINIKIT Smart

Irish distributor CTC has launched the new Parrot MINIKIT Smart, a hands-free charging holder for smartphones, which is compatible with all Bluetooth® phones including the iPhone. It allows users to fully benefit from the telephone and navigation capabilities of smartphones. The device is available exclusively in O2 stores for €99.00.

“Parrot is the global leader in wireless devices for mobile phones,” commented Graham Doyle, Director, CTC Ireland. “They have created the first Bluetooth® hands-free and multifunction car kit adaptable to all models and compatible with all operating systems.”

A docking bay for all Smartphones
Parrot MINIKIT Smart is a Bluetooth® hands-free kit with a docking bay designed for all smartphones, whatever their size (from 56mm to 70mm width). The connection via Bluetooth® between the two peripherals allows the MINIKIT Smart to simultaneously manage hands-free conversation and the navigation applications available on smartphones.

MINIKIT Smart is compatible with all navigation software available (free or paid) and all operating systems: Android, iOS, Windows Mobile, Blackberry, Symbian, Bada…

To always be reachable without losing your way, even for long trips, the MINIKIT Smart can recharge the smartphone thanks to one of the USB cables included in the box.

Advanced hands-free functionalities
Once paired with a smartphone via Bluetooth®, the MINIKIT Smart synchronises and automatically updates its phonebook. The MINIKIT Smart can store up to 10 different phone books (2,000 contacts per smartphone) and can therefore be used by several drivers.

Thanks to the voice synthesis of the names and a voice recognition system that requires no prior training or installation, the phonebook is available without having to operate the smartphone. To call one of the contacts in the phonebook, press the green button, simply say the name and the MINIKIT Smart will dial the number. If several numbers are associated to a contact, the MINIKIT Smart will offer the possibilities and user will have to vocally choose one.

A smart solution, with no installation
The Parrot MINIKIT Smart is equipped with a swivelling suction cup that fixes to the windshield or the dashboard of the vehicle. The docking bay is equipped with a magnet for fast and easy positioning. Once in place, the MINIKIT Smart can be rotated for portrait or landscape mode so that the screen of the smartphone is perfectly seen by the driver.

For high-quality conversation, the MINIKIT Smart is equipped with a retractable microphone that can be positioned according to the interior of the vehicle. With a full week’s battery on standby and 10 hours talk time, the Parrot MINIKIT Smart can also be recharged using the cigar-lighter of the vehicle.

“Smartphones are a huge market and users expect an all-in-one solution for the car. The Parrot MINIKIT Smart offers a wide range of advanced mobile telephony functionalities, uncompromising audio quality and the ability to charge the smartphone on the move,” added Graham Doyle.