This 10.25 inch touch screen Android head unit is compatible with BMW X3 E83 from year 2003 to 2010 year without factory screen at top dash. You can upgrade the factory top storage box with this new 10.25″ screen upgrade head unit. After installation, you’ll get a awesome Android system navigation unit in the E83.
The 10.25″ BMW X3 Android head unit supports Android navigation system, Bluetooth hands free phone calling, Bluetooth streaming music with your iPhone or Android phone. There’s also a similar iDrive controller included which can be installed in the middle near the shift gear.
BMW X3 Aftermarket navigation system supports original car radio and CD player working. So you don’t need to worry about factory functions. Please make sure your BMW X3 E83 comes with working Aux function, because the sound transfers to car speakers through your car’s Aux mode.
If you want to upgrade the original BMW X3 stereo with a large 10.25″ touch screen and infotainment system in the dash, this BMW X3 head unit upgrade is your best choice. Why? It has tons of excellent features and top quality, 2 years warranty.
Aftermarket BMW X3 E83 Android Screen Features
- Special for BMW X3 E83, 2003-2010 year model
- 10.25 inch high definition wide Android screen display, 1280*480 resolution
- Can also be upgraded to 10.25″ 1920*720 resolution(+15USD)
- Android 11 system
- Octa-Cores Qualcomm high speed CPU processor
- 64GB internal storage, 8GB RAM
- Android navigation system
- With Sygic or iGo Android GPS maps installed
- When maps update is available, we can send you a link to download for free
- It also support Google maps
- Built-in WiFi, can also connect your phone’s hotspot
- Bluetooth hands free phone calls function
- Support Bluetooth streaming music
- Keep original radio and CD player working after installation
- Integrate with Apple Carplay and Android Auto
- with USB connection
- Multimedia system with music and video playing
- Support HD 1080P, 4K videos play
- Support AHD back up camera video display, BMW back up camera optional.
- Support steering wheel control
Aftermarket BMW X3 E83 Head Unit Upgrade
This aftermarket head unit upgrade has navigation function built-in. It can install Android navigation maps like Sygic, Waze and iGO, which are popular maps around the world. Since this head unit is based on Android system, it can also install other android apps from Google play store. We have both Android iGo and Sygic maps available for all countries in the world, so when you purchase the BMW X3 E83 Android head unit from us, we will install our latest iGO or Sygic maps for your country and maybe other countries nearby.
All maps are free to use, and we provide lifetime maps update, when update is available, we can send you a link to download it. Besides, we will teach you step by step on how to update the maps.
The 10.25″ e83 head unit upgrade supports wireless apple carplay now. It’s connected via Bluetooth, after pairing with your phone, you can click zlink app, so carplay will connect automatically.
How to check if this BMW X3 E83 Android screen unit fits my car?
Firstly, this Android screen head unit is special for BMW X3 E83 without factory screen at top dashboard.
If your dashboard is the same as above, then our10.25 inch aftermarket Android screen head unit fits your car.
Please make sure your BMW X3 E83 comes with an Aux function, and your Aux should work, original Aux is used to transfer the sound from this head unit to car speakers.
If you have a doubt, you can also send us your exact car model, manufacture year and a dashboard photo from your vehicle for us to check for you.
If your X3 has a top screen, please contact us we will send you another model which is a screen upgrade special for BMW X3 E83 with factory OEM screen.
How to install BMW X3 E83 Android head unit?
Overall, installation is not difficult for a professional mechanic, we also have some customers installed this head unit upgrade by themselves.
The first part, you need to remove the air vents in the middle below the storage box, then you can remove screws to take out the top box. Next step is to remove the below climate control panel and the CD player. Unplug the cables behind the CD.
Here’s a video for your reference: 2003-2010 BMW X3 E83 Radio Removal
The next part, you will be going to install the new big screen aftermarket e83 head unit.
There’s a main unit control box included in the package. Firstly connect the control box with the new 10.25 screen unit by 2 screen cables, then connect the plugs with the power adapter cables. You can put the main unit box in the glove box or inside the dashboard. Then connect the GPS and WiFi antenna, USB cable, microphone. Finally, you can connect the female plug from the Android head unit with the male CD plug, connect the male plug from the new power adapter cable with the female plug which was disconnected from the OEM radio.
At this step, you should pay attention to if there are fiber optic cables from the factory plug disconnected from the CD, if yes, just move them to the new plug at the same position.
Lastly, when all cables and plugs are all well connected, you can install back the CD, climate control, new BMW X3 e83 Android 10.25 screen, and air vents. That’s all.
Note: The instrument app and original car picture will not display for this model because your BMW X3 does not have factory screen menus.