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We have the new Tesla Model 3 and Y improvement. With a CarPlay and Android Auto compatible screen, we can add a CarPlay and Android Auto

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I examined a bold modification to my Tesla: the addition of an additional screen. But is this modification really addressing the small frustrations with the Tesla technology? Does it help install this? What disadvantages are there? I recommend you see it.

This two electric cars go more than 40,000 km in a Tesla model 3, compared to two in a Model Y. If we really wanted to cobble, we could mention the more or less disappointing turn radius or their dimensions, which aren’t always suitable for the narrow streets and parking spaces of Europe’s cities. For me, because of our tech lovers, its infotainment system is a main sticking point.

Tesla’s internal operating system is perhaps one of the strongest of these cars: versatility, loaded with features, constantly updated, but shut. Sure, it’s a frustrating strand. You can’t install other applications than those offered. I would prefer a young sleeve.

There is also question of the existence of a central screen. The driver has no choice in the term “genom”. Constancely swiveling your gaze for the GPS or to check your speed is not ideal. The Models S and X, which resemble their screen in front of the driver, seem to understand this subtlety. If you don’t have Model 3 and Y, it’s basically a question of cost.

With these two frustrations, I decided to create a bold project called the integration of an engine wheel. I asked for a clear vision, the aesthetic design, the simple application and, rather, the compatibility with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, while giving essential driving information.

But there’s a problem there. The market doesn’t have all the usual official offers of such a similar kind of Tesla project. The solutions available are more DIY than real finish products. However, the official guarantees remain vague in terms of these modifications. My contact with Tesla confirmed that it is a niche, and so can a small share of owners. Nevertheless, he expressed regrets about the warranty, indicating that such a modification could cause trouble as a noise from the passenger compartment, even if the assembly is not fully reassembled.

So, first, if you’re going to embark on such a journey, it’s important to weigh the pros and cons. Take advantage of full understanding of the risks of warranty and security. For my part, I decided to embrace the geek side in me as an alternative, without accepting the potential risks.

My choice: a solution from Hansshow.

My research aimed at a solution that would satisfy my technological demands. The company is a manufacturer of Tesla accessories. Their offers vary by an almost extraordinary size and usefulness: screens for the rear passengers, wheels for yoke, and even electric roof sunshades.

A touchscreen version, which fits perfectly into my budget, finally went on to achieve the 7-inch specification. All these are compatible with Android and Apple CarPlay, but also widely documented by the Tesla community, which has greatly simplified its installation.

The Hansshow screen is a pleasure to visualize on a technical level thanks to an IPS LCD display with 1920 x 720 pixels, and hence a resolution Retina with a good brightness. Under the hood, there is an ARM chip that runs GNU/Linux and requires a very rapid boot time. Driven by 2 GB of RAM and 32 GB of storage, the machine is in great condition to meet your expectations.

Ergonomics wasn’t the tenth of Hansshows concerns when designing this screen. With thick corners, a screen with rounded edges and its capacity for OTA updates is limited to a screen with curved edges. The No-Fire interface offers three different areas of information, as is speed, rest range, safety, speed alerts and many other key things essential for safe driving.

This Hansshow screen is very powerful in its ability to operate both autonomously and in conjunction with Apple or Android Auto, without a single mobile telephone. Because of this lack of cables, there’s no longer an ideal aesthetic, a sluggish solution helps the driver. No more superfluous manipulations, all is designed for fun and fluid use.

There are no latency issues due to the wireless connection of the mobile phone. Whether it’s starting up the screen or navigating through its various features, everything starts in a fast manner. And that is exactly what we had looking for in a vehicle like the Tesla Model 3 or the Y-type, where each millisecond counts (when you were a geek).

The adaptability of the display is another important asset. If you’re an avid CarPlay user, you can use the full width of the screen to experience maximum immersion. And if you like your instruments while using CarPlay, you can try another option: a rear-screen option, where the camera and the camera are placed.

Installation is a relatively simple process.

One of the issues that caused me to back on my mind was, of course, the repairing. If, like me, tinkering isn’t your passion, tampering with a car like the Tesla Model 3 or the Y can feel like an act of humour. In spite of its strengths, the first generation of this Hansshow display had one important drawback, the need to connect to the 12V battery.

However, the second generation fundamentally changes the game. It’s integrated into the 3 and Y Models. The necessary connectors can be found right side by side, making the installation faster and less expensive. Hansshow even provides a tool to avoid blocking the sydbit.

Dismantling the Model 3-s’ center console seems frightening at first glance. This is more than that, to my surprise. They are all fit together and only pull with a certain licorice to disassemble them. And those like me who are concerned about not having the right tool, rest assured: Hansshow thought of everything by leaving out the right tool.

If we had to estimate the duration of the demonstration, 30 minutes would be an approximation. If the operation is under the gerber of some severe dexterity, it is not required for special skill.

The article, as far as I might be concerned, is intended more to provide you with a detailed guide. Without the trouble of the internet, resources can help you. We’d like to see all the tutorials available on YouTube. No matter what your mother tongue is, then it’s safe to guess that someone shared their knowledge and knowledge to make your installation easier.

Very intuitive

The Hansshow presents itself as an in-house device from first use. Of course, there is many technology devices, so recommend that you do an OTA upgrade as soon as you turn on the device. This provides not only a unique experience, it also guarantees the correction of possible bugs. The update was quick and efficient in my case. My iPhone’s shared connectivity made the operation in only three minutes.

The Hansshow isn’t using it all the time. In fact, the CarPlay connection with the iPhone is almost instantaneous. The process is intuitive: After having the device connected by Bluetooth, you simply do it. Once you are able to tap on the key key, everything is ready.

In use, the Hansshow has lots of options for the audio output. While this is equipped with an integrated loudspeaker, one should prefer the use of the loudspeakers of the Tesla. Since I paired my iPhone with my car, I chose the latter option, which means that I could sound more harmoniously.

Having that power, you can combine that two: keep the Tesla audio system for music, and get the audio instructions directly from the touchscreen.

The importance of OTA-Updates is paramount.

It should be noted that OTA updates aren’t merely luxury, but necessary for other devices such as the Hansshow. In fact, Tesla updates its OS regularly, and this constant evolution often causes issues in compatibility. Hansshows OTA updates guarantee ongoing adaptation to these changes, thus leading to life.

Why did I do this?

First, it’s necessary to understand the context behind this addition. Tesla had a lot of disappointment, apart from bad GPS navigation. I noticed that I had failed many times or failed poorly optimized routes, enough for long-term confidence. Moreover, the integrated system is fundamental, removing key data such as accident alerts and speed control zones.

Then, the Teslas closed OS has a downside. Although stable and fluid, it deprives us of a whole whole-world of applications, responding to specific needs.

We are taking into consideration the ergonomic aspects. Sure the Teslas central display is large and easily visible, but sometimes it’s just more intuitive to look down to check rapid information like speed or GPS directions. The addition of an Hansshow screen by the steering wheel perfectly fits this needs.

In conclusion

I cannot stress that this article isn’t a product recommendation. It was primarily a personal experience. It was the test to determine whether such a addition is viable. All of the things in all, a balance sheet is positive. There is no major drawback to report.

It works very well, as you can see. And yet it is still very useless. This is a lot more comfort for the driver. I could have done without this, and kept what makes the magic of these cars, that is minimalalism.

How much does it cost?

This Hansshow show is the same price every time you buy it. You could spend between 250 and 330 euros. This model is compatible Model 3 and Y, whether you’re equipped with the Intel or the AMD processor.

The device is typically cheaper on AliExpress, but it’s important to choose the latest version. I’m a personal customer of Amazon. This was really expensive, but it was guaranteed to be easy to return if the problem or deceivingness have arisen.

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