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Kenwood KDC-BT855U vs Alpine CDE-W235BT

 
Kenwood KDC-BT855U
DISCONTINUED 
$219.99
  • built-in Bluetooth for hands-free calling and audio streaming
  • Pandora control with iPhone, Android, and Blackberry
  • SiriusXM-ready (SVX-200 tuner and subscription required)
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Alpine CDE-W235BT
In Stock 
$199.99
  • iPod and iPhone control via USB
  • built-in Bluetooth for hands-free calling and audio streaming
  • phone signal strength indicator and SMS text alert
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Product Features

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Condition New StockNew Stock
General Kenwood KDC-BT855UAlpine CDE-W235BT
CEA-2006 Compliant
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NoYes
RMS Power Output
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22 watts18 watts
Peak Output
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50 watts50 watts
RMS Power Bandwidth
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20-20KHz20-20kHz
Preamp Outputs
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6-channel2-channel
Sub Preamp Outputs
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YesNo
Switchable Rear Preamp Outputs
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NoNo
Preamp Voltage
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4 volts2 volts
Display Color
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VariableWhite
Key Button Color
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VariableBlue
EQ Bands
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33
Wireless Remote
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YesOptional
Steering Wheel Control Compatible
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Adapter requiredAdapter required
Parts Warranty
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1 Year1 Year
Labor Warranty
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1 Year1 Year
Expandability Kenwood KDC-BT855UAlpine CDE-W235BT
AUX Input
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FrontFront
USB Input
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Front/RearFront
Memory Card Slot
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USB memoryUSB memory
Bluetooth Compatible
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Built-inBuilt-in
Satellite Radio Ready
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SiriusXMNo
HD Radio
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NoNo
Navigation
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iPod Compatibility Kenwood KDC-BT855UAlpine CDE-W235BT
Full size
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Classic/5GenClassic/5Gen
Nano
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7/6/5/4/3/2/17/6/5/4/3/2/1
Touch
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5/4/3/2/15/4/3/2/1
Mini
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NoNo
iPhone
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5S/5C/5/4S/4/3GS/3G/2G5S/5C/5/4S/4/3GS/3G/2G
Tuner Kenwood KDC-BT855UAlpine CDE-W235BT
FM Sensitivity
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11.2 dBf9.3 dBf
European Tuning
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NoNo
Seek/Scan
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SeekSeek
Radio Data System
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YesNo
  Owner's ManualOwner's Manual
 Hands-on ResearchHands-on Research
 
Kenwood KDC-BT855U
DISCONTINUED 
$219.99
Add to Cart
Alpine CDE-W235BT
In Stock 
$199.99
Add to Cart

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