The Motorola MA1 was announced at CES 2022 and quickly ran out of stock at Amazon and other retailers. The Motorola-branded Android Auto Wireless Adapter is now available again for purchase from Amazon.
Update 7/24: Motorola MA1 phone is Back in stock on Amazon (Sold by Motorola Voice) over a month later. Expected delivery next week if you buy today.
It’s about extension AAW wireless Now also available on Amazon. As of today, delivery later in the week is for the Motorola-branded dongle.
Update 6/21: Availability lasted for one day only.
Update 6/20: A week after it went on sale, the Motorola MA1 is available again on Amazon. It’s still sold by Motorola Voice and shipped from Amazon, though the earliest delivery date is now July 5 (in the US) instead of just a few days away.
Update 6/13Motorola MA1 is out of stock again from Motorola Voice on Amazon.
Original 6/12After the $89.95 Motorola MA1 became available for pre-order in mid-January, this Chromecast-esque dongle began shipping to customers at the end of that month. Soon the official seller ran out of stock, and those who wanted this device had to turn to third parties, who often sell it for an additional cost.
As of Sunday evening, the Motorola MA1 is back in stock on Amazon from “Motorola Voice” – the manufacturer. Ships from Amazon and arrives with Prime Delivery early next week.
It’s still not available at Best Buy or Target today. Hopefully, this marks the beginning of the continued availability to purchase an Android Auto wireless dongle and the end of price gouging.
Compared to a few third-party offerings that have outperformed this branded gadget on the market, Motorola Sound says it “licenses technology from Google that makes it easier for users to wirelessly connect to existing USB-enabled Android Auto vehicles.”
As we explained in our review:
Of course, it is important to remember that this is not the Motorola you are considering, but a sub-brand known as “Motorola Sound”. This particular product is produced by SGW Global, which licenses the brand.
The non-removable USB-A cable extends from the black disk. After connecting to the car, you can pair your Android device and no longer have to connect your phone to get Auto on your infotainment system. It targets older vehicles that do not natively offer wireless Android Auto.
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