iPhone 5 Adapter Cradle for BMW Now Available

BMW iPhone Cradle 1 photo
Earlier this year we told you how you could create your own iPhone 5 cradle in case you bought the new phone and wanted to use it on your new BMW, while waiting for an official cradle adapter to come out. BMW just released an official iPhone 5 cradle adapter that's available at its European dealerships.
Because Apple decided to change the connector of the new phone from 30-pin to 8-pin most users were rendered unable to use their BMW iPhone cradles with the new phones.

The new adapter fits in the E8x 1 Series, E9x 3 Series, E6x 5 Series, F1x models, X1, F25 X3, E70 X5, if they have Combox and the price tag is set at €399 in Europe. At the moment, the adapter cradle is not available in the US but for the European customers the order code is 84.21-2 338 568-01.

However, a huge problem with this adapter is that the iPhone 5 media span-in adapter does not support video playback. That means that this €400 accessory is basically the same thing you could get at a much lower price by following our DIY.

Via: Bimmerpost
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