Patriot Minikit Smart Bluetooth car kit works with any smartphone

Handsfree kit charges and more.

Published Wed, Nov 3 2010 1:12 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:33 PM CST
There are some notable names in the world of hands free Bluetooth devices and the Parrot brand is right at the top of the list. The company makes all sorts of Bluetooth devices that span from the headset style worn on the ear to the style that mounts inside the car. Parrot even has a line of hands free systems that has to be installed by a dealer.

Patriot Minikit Smart Bluetooth car kit works with any smartphone |

The latest offering from Parrot is the new Minikit Smart. The hands free kit can work with any smartphone on the market ranging from 56mm to 70mm wide. The device connects to the smartphone with Bluetooth and can allow the driver to talk hands free while using Bluetooth to send driving directions through the integrated speaker. That speaker has 2W of power.

The Minikit will work with the iPhone, Android, Windows Mobile, Blackberry devices and more. In addition to the integrated speaker and holder that mounts to the windshield, the device will also charge the phone. It ships with a number of USB cabled including micro USB, mini USB, and Apple specific cords. The device can store ten different phone books allowing multiple drivers to use the device. It charges with a DC car power cord and has an internal battery good for ten hours of talk. It will ship this month for $129.99.

Shane is a long time technology writer who has been writing full time for over a decade. Shane will cover all sorts of news for TweakTown including tech and other topics. When not writing about all things geeky, he can be found at the track teaching noobs how to race cars.

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